• Community Vision Supports Future Trajectory of Oakland-based Arts NonprofitBy: admin | August 8, 2016
    Category: Arts Consulting Oakland Past Events Youth
    In 2005,  Oakland Public Conservatory of Music (OPC) was founded to create an accessible, affordable, and culturally relevant music education. It is a place for Oakland residents to learn and connect through music. “I attended two conservatories and both were very eurocentric. Few people looked like me and I wanted to create a space that embraced… Read More
  • California FreshWorks Fund Update & Listening SessionBy: guest access | July 28, 2016
    Category: Central Valley Healthy Foods Lending
    Join us in Fresno to hear an update on the California FreshWorks Fund and provide input on how we can better support the financing needs of healthy food enterprises. We welcome local food enterprises, advocates, investors and community development professionals who might take advantage of FreshWorks as a healthy food financing tool.   Únase a… Read More
  • New Grocer Coming to Northwest FresnoBy: admin | June 13, 2016
    Category: Healthy Foods Lending New Markets Tax Credits
    Community Vision, the Program Executive of the California FreshWorks Fund, has provided $6MM in NMTC financing to support the development of a new, 45,000 sqft, full-service Vallarta Supermarket in northwest Fresno. The new supermarket will bring quality food options to a neighborhood with very limited access to fresh foods. This will be Vallarta’s third store in Fresno,… Read More
  • San Francisco LGBT Center to undergo exciting expansionBy: admin | June 7, 2016
    Category: Health Lending New Markets Tax Credits San Francisco
    Just in time to celebrate LGBT Pride month, Community Vision is pleased to announce that it has deployed $7.5M in New Markets Tax Credits (NMTC) to the San Francisco Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Community Center in support of the organization’s current renovations. The project will transform the 37,000 square foot Market Street facility… Read More
  • 826 Valencia Opens Doors in San Francisco’s TenderloinBy: admin | June 3, 2016
    Category: Arts Consulting San Francisco Youth
    The Tenderloin’s newest resident, 826 Valencia, celebrated the grand opening of its long-awaited youth writing facility on May 19th with a ribbon cutting and celebration.  The 5,000 square foot space brings tutoring, writing, and publishing programs to thousands of youth in the neighborhood, thanks in-part to Community Vision’s real estate consulting services.  Founded in 2002 by… Read More
  • Community Vision Invests in HealthRIGHT 360’s new “Home for Health” project in San FranciscoBy: admin | March 28, 2016
    Category: Community Vision Updates Health Lending New Markets Tax Credits San Francisco
    We are proud to announce that we've invested in HealthRIGHT 360's new "Home For Health," which will integrate healthcare service for at-risk San Francisco residents under one roof. The organization grew from a partnership between the Haight-Ashbury Free Clinic and Walden House, and has recently absorbed Asian American Recovery Services (a Community Vision borrower), Lyon-Martin… Read More
  • Ross Culverwell Community Vision’s Ross Culverwell Promoted to Chief Lending OfficerBy: admin | February 24, 2016
    Category: Community Vision Updates Lending
    We are proud to announce that Ross Culverwell has been promoted to Chief Lending Officer. Ross Joined Community Vision ten years ago, and was promoted to Director of Lending in 2012. He has led our core lending program while also creating and managing a variety of special financing products, including our Community Catalyst Predevelopment Program.… Read More
  • San Francisco Early Childhood Development Nonprofit Finds New Home with Support from Nonprofit Displacement Mitigation ProgramBy: admin | January 20, 2016
    Category: Consulting San Francisco Youth
    For over 13 years Tandem, Partners in Early Learning has served young children and families in low-income communities throughout the Bay Area. Formerly known as Raising A Reader, San Francisco, Alameda & Contra Costa Counties, Tandem has been working to engage parents, teachers, and caregivers in community capacity building and workshops – all with the… Read More
  • Oakland Community Park plans ahead with support of Community Catalyst Predevelopment FundsBy: admin | December 16, 2015
    Category: Arts Consulting Economic Development Lending Oakland
    Nestled in the heart of Oakland’s Fruitvale neighborhood, the six-acre Peralta Hacienda Historical Park provides youth and families with a space to connect, build community, and celebrate their heritage. The park, once the headquarters of a 45,000-acre cattle ranch of the Peralta family, contains a historic house museum, a multipurpose activity center, community gardens, outdoor… Read More
  • Increasing Capacity in Partnership to Fresno-based Community Arts OrganizationBy: admin | November 3, 2015
    Category: Arts Central Valley Youth
    Arte Américas, a nonprofit located in Fresno, works to make the San Joaquin Valley a flourishing place for Latino arts and culture. Serving nearly 26,000 people annually, most of whom are low-incomeMexican immigrants, the organization hosts visual arts exhibits, workshops and performances throughout the community. Arte Américas offers its space to small community-based groups for… Read More