• Financial Planning for Nonprofits 2/16: Free Workshop – Financial Planning for Nonprofits February 1, 2017 Community-based organizations play a critical role in creating vibrant and engaged communities. Community Vision partners with nonprofits to support them in strengthening their financial management systems to ensure their long-term sustainability.  Join us as we share stories from the field, and discuss best practices in financial management including: How to manage your budget and cash flow… Read More
  • 10/17 Workshop – Commercial Leasing Strategies: Getting to Yes September 9, 2016 Looking to lease new space or renew your lease?  Not sure how to approach the landlord?  What's in the fine print of my 15 page lease? In the Bay Area's escalating real estate market, nonprofits are facing large rent increases.  Yet nonprofits are still finding ways to lease space in the communities they serve.  Community Vision will… Read More
  • Community Vision Supports Future Trajectory of Oakland-based Arts Nonprofit August 8, 2016 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
  • Free Workshop 5/12: Financing Nonprofit Facilities and Multi-Tenant Centers March 24, 2016 Looking for new space? Want to buy or build a new Office, Community Facility, or Multi-tenant Center, but don't know if you can afford it? Come learn about financing opportunities and resources for community development projects. This workshop will put you on the path to your organization's new home, with information and case studies about… Read More
  • 2/23: Free Workshop – Financing Tools for Community Development February 2, 2016 Looking for new space? Want to buy or build a new facility or office, but don't know if you can afford it? Come learn about financing opportunities and resources for community development projects with innovative approaches!This workshop will put you on the path to your organization's new home, with information about public and private financing… Read More
  • 2/10: Free Fresno Workshop – Real Estate Readiness January 19, 2016 This workshop is ideal for nonprofit organizations that are embarking on a community facility project. Participants will learn the multiple steps in the real estate development process and how to prepare their organization. You'll leave this workshop with an understanding of: How to assess the real estate capacity of your organization How to assess the financial capacity… Read More
  • 2016 Free Workshop Series: Nonprofit Real Estate Readiness December 7, 2015 Need new office or program space? Is your lease expiring? Thinking of expanding your programs? January 15, February 4, March 10 This workshop series is for Executive Directors, Senior Managers, and Board Members who are preparing to move to a new facility. Topics include: Are you ready to move? How much space do you need?… Read More
  • 12/11 Free Workshop: Multi-tenant Centers – What, Why, and How? November 3, 2015 What: Multi–tenant centers can be ideal places for like-minded organizations and individuals to work together and create new synergies.   They provide affordable and stable workspaces, opportunities to collaborate, and support mission-driven services. Come learn about models from around the country and how you can start planning a multi-tenant center. Community Vision staff attended the Nonprofit Centers… Read More
  • Community Vision at the 2015 Opportunity Finance Network Conference in Detroit! November 3, 2015 Join us at the 2015 Opportunity Finance Conference in Detroit, MI from November 9-12. 2015. We'll be participating in three exciting panels:   Getting to Yes with Your Loan Committee  Presenters: Kelly Bougere, Capital Impact Partners; Jennifer Trepinski, Corporation for Supportive Housing; Kavita Gobburi, Community Vision; Connie Max, Local Initiatives Support Corporation; and Michael Carroll,… Read More
  • 9/24 Free Workshop: Innovative Finance Tools for Community Development September 3, 2015 Join us to learn about financing community development projects with innovative approaches. When: September 24, 2015 - 10:00 am - 3:00 pm Where: Southern CA Edison Energy Education Center Edison Building 4175 S. Laspina Street Tulare, CA 93275 Nonprofits, cities, special districts, medical clinics, and public serving agencies in the San Joaquin Valley, particularly those… Read More