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  • Back in Business Small Business Grant Awards Back in Business Grant Program Awards $200,000 to 11 Small BusinessesBy: Community Vision | May 9, 2022 Community Vision Capital & Consulting is excited to share that the Back in Business program awarded a total of $200,000 in COVID-recovery grants. The grants range from $6,000 - $20,000 and were awarded to 11 small businesses in Fresno, San Francisco and Solano Counties. As part of a small business development strategy to provide catalytic… Read More
  • Board Member Announcement Community Vision Welcomes Nikki Beasley to our Board of DirectorsBy: Community Vision | March 7, 2022 Join us in welcoming Nikki Beasley to Community Vision’s Board of Directors. Nikki officially joined as a board member in February, and will serve on the Lending Committee. She brings more than 25 years of professional experience in retail banking, insurance, investment, and business development. Read More
  • EOYDC Building New Markets Tax Credits: Investing in Community Real EstateBy: Courtney Gonzales, Content Developer | November 15, 2021 Community Vision’s partnership with EOYDC began in 2012 when the organization was approaching their 35th Anniversary and developing a master plan that included renovation and a 6,000 square-foot expansion of their headquarters. Read More
  • Investing in Regional Resilience & Public InfrastructureBy: Courtney Gonzales, Content Developer | July 18, 2019 The deterioration of public infrastructure in the United States, particularly our transportation systems, tends to receive headline news only when an environmental disaster affects a region. During an emergency, public transportation systems can provide vital services including evacuations, transporting emergency response professionals, and maintaining mobility during and after an extreme weather event. Read More
  • Test New Layout TwoBy: Melissa | January 29, 2019 Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. In sagittis pulvinar tortor nec viverra. In ut magna feugiat arcu pharetra hendrerit ut ac velit. Vivamus porta massa ut pulvinar condimentum. Donec mattis nisi imperdiet libero bibendum, vel tempor augue fringilla. Sed lectus urna, maximus ac nibh eget, porttitor efficitur diam. Praesent dui quam, finibus sed… Read More
  • Innovative assisted living community coming to ClovisBy: Luba Yusim | October 24, 2017 The San Joaquin Valley community of Clovis is addressing a challenge shared by many others in Northern California: an increasing population of low- and moderate-income elders who need long-term care. Some elders already have Medi-Cal insurance and others spend down assets for care and become eligible for coverage. When some elders can no longer obtain… Read More
  • Advocacy to Preserve Community Development Financial Institution FundingBy: Luba Yusim | July 10, 2017 In May 2017 Catherine Howard, our Director of Strategic Initiatives, represented Community Vision at Opportunity Finance Network’s Advocacy Day which included legislative visits to the offices of Senators Feinstein and Harris and Representatives Jim Costa and Jimmy Panetta. In addition, Community Vision’s policy activities have been focused on the Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) Fund budget and… Read More
  • Blog: Updates from Capitol HillBy: Catherine Howard, Senior VP of Programs | June 5, 2017 Last month I represented Community Vision in Washington, DC, joining Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) colleagues from across the country to meet with legislators and their staff and advocate for continued federal funding for programs that CDFIs leverage to benefit low-income communities. As you might guess, May 2017 was an interesting time to be on… Read More
  • New Grocer Coming to Northwest FresnoBy: admin | June 13, 2016 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 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