• Ruby Harris & Nate Schaffran Promoted to Co-Directors of Lending; Esperanza Pallana Promoted to Director of Strategic InitiativesBy: Community Vision | February 26, 2020
    Category: Community Vision Updates
    Community Vision is pleased to announce that Ruby Harris and Nate Schaffran have been promoted to Co-Directors of Lending and Esperanza Pallana has been promoted to Director of Strategic Initiatives. Read More
  • Community Vision Receives $2.2 million Award from CDFI FundBy: Luba Yusim, Senior Communications Officer | November 21, 2019
    Category: Community Vision Updates
    Community Vision is excited to announce that we were awarded a total of $2.2 million from the Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI) Fund.The CDFI Fund, a program of the U.S. Treasury, announced awardees of its 2019 CDFI Fund Financial Assistance (FA) and Healthy Food Financing Initiative (HFFI) awards. Community Vision received a $714,000 FA award… Read More
  • karen sullivan & saul ettlin Karen Sullivan & Saul Ettlin Promoted to Co-Directors of ConsultingBy: Luba Yusim, Senior Communications Officer | November 11, 2019
    Category: Community Vision Updates Consulting
    Community Vision is thrilled to announce that Karen Sullivan and Saul Ettlin have been promoted to Co-Directors of Consulting. Together, they will lead Community Vision’s Consulting department through a shared leadership model, which leverages the diverse skill sets of the two leaders. Read More
  • Ask a Community Vision Consultant: Fall EditionBy: Ernesto Vilchis, Real Estate Consultant | November 5, 2019
    Category: Community Vision Updates Consulting
    We launched a new feature last month called Ask a Community Vision Consultant and we are so pleased to have heard from so many of you. Read More
  • Supporting Communities: SpacesforGood.orgBy: Saul Ettlin, Director of Consulting | November 5, 2019
    Category: Community Vision Updates Consulting
    At Community Vision we have worked with hundreds of nonprofits around the Bay Area and across California to solve real estate questions and find space solutions that best allow organizations to meet their missions. Through these partnerships, we have seen that there is a dearth of readily accessible commercial real estate information available to nonprofit… Read More
  • Our Strategic Direction: Where We’re HeadedBy: Esperanza Pallana, Director of Strategic Initiatives | October 25, 2019
    Category: Community Vision Updates
    As a local, collaborative partner in social justice and financial equity, Community Vision prides itself on being responsive to our community’s needs. Over the last few years, several movements and events inspired us to take a deeper and self reflective look at how we were advancing our mission. We sought to understand the root causes… Read More
  • Place Builds Power – Give TodayBy: Luba Yusim | October 22, 2019
    Category: Community Vision Updates
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  • Ask a Community Vision ConsultantBy: Community Vision | October 8, 2019
    Category: Consulting
    Real estate and finance can be tough to navigate – especially for a busy nonprofit! Maybe you have questions about how to develop an organizational budget? Or you want to learn more about negotiating a lease for your organization? We launched the Ask a Community Vision Consultant feature to answer your questions around financial management… Read More
  • Federal Home Loan Bank of San Francisco Awards Grants to Four California Nonprofits through Community Vision SponsorshipBy: Luba Yusim | September 19, 2019
    Category: Community Vision Updates
    We are pleased to have partnered with Planting Justice, Richmond Main Street Initiative, SOMOS Mayfair, and Kultivate Labs in obtaining grants through the Federal Home Loan Bank’s Access to Housing (FHLB) and Economic Assistance for Development (AHEAD) program. Through our membership with the FHLB, Community Vision was able to sponsor the following four exciting projects:… Read More
  • Recent Client Groundbreakings & Grand OpeningsBy: Luba Yusim | September 17, 2019
    Category: Community Vision Updates
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