• Center for New Music Ready to Work and Play June 4, 2013 The Center for New Music (CNM) is a community center for participants of new music in San Francisco. The Center serves the practitioners of creative, non-commercial music by providing the resources they need, including space to work, rehearse, and perform, and access to a like-minded community. Through these services, the Center seeks to support and… Read More
  • Community Vision’s 10th Annual Event Celebrates Arts in the Community June 4, 2013 Community Vision hosted our 10th Annual Event on Thursday, May 9 at the Contemporary Jewish Museum. The theme of the event, “Artifacts: What Makes a Community Healthy?” celebrated the positive impact arts organizations have on the local community. Research has shown that community focused arts organizations enhance the economic development within low-income communities and are… Read More
  • More Good News for the Central Market May 30, 2013 S.F. Mayor Lee Announces Spotify Becomes Eleventh Tech Company to Move to the Central Market Neighborhood Read More
  • Community Vision Helps St. Anthony Build New Dining Room May 13, 2013 With your support, we can strengthen the economic base of low-income communities and bring new opportunities, new energy, and new hope to those who need it most in Northern California. Make a positive impact in low-income communities by donating today! Read More
  • CompassPoint: Supporting Nonprofits for Over 35 Years April 29, 2013 Since 1976, CompassPoint Nonprofit Services has guided nonprofits to better manage their organizations, become more fiscally sound, and achieve higher impact. With the belief that nonprofit organizations and leaders need relevant support that builds on their strengths, experiences, and achievements, CompassPoint increases the leadership and management capabilities of nonprofits. CompassPoint reaches out to more than… Read More
  • SFJAZZ Center is Now Open! January 30, 2013 On Monday, January 21, the much-awaited grand opening of the SFJAZZ Center finally arrived. SFJAZZ’s Resident Artistic Director John Santos and High School All-Stars alum Laila Smith cut the ribbon, officially opening the new SFJAZZ Center to the public. The ±35,000 square foot performance space features a state-of-the-art auditorium with adjustable 350 – 700 seating,… Read More
  • Community Vision’s Wine Social Brings Our Mission to the Masses October 12, 2012 Community Vision’s first Young Professional's Wine Social was met with interest and enthusiasm, attracting an eclectic group of professionals from various occupations. The event was held Wednesday October 10 at the SF Hub, a for-profit social enterprise with a mission to build community, spur innovation and collaboration, and create social impact. Located in the historic… Read More
  • Central Market Economic Strategy Wins APA Grassroots Award May 2, 2012 The Northern California chapter of the American Planning Association has recognized the Central Market Economic Strategy as the winner of the 2012 Grassroots Planning Award. The Grassroots Planning Award illustrates how the planning process can be moved beyond traditional methods and utilize the community in the planning process. The Central Market Economic Strategy brought together… Read More
  • MEDA: Creating Jobs, Changing Lives November 23, 2011 The Mission Economic Development Agency (MEDA) is a local, community-based economic development corporation located in the Mission District of San Francisco. For over 38 years MEDA has worked to improve economic and social conditions in the neighborhood by stimulating investment, enhancing the business environment, and creating jobs for area residents, while maintaining the cultural identity… Read More
  • Analysis of Mid-Market Strategy Available November 15, 2011 The Arts & Cultural District Strategy for San Francisco's Central Market Economic Strategy is available here. The study provides an analysis of best practices from various North American Cities that supported the development of an arts district, which provided benefits to an existing underserved community. This analysis will provide a framework for the creation the… Read More