• San Francisco Small Sites Program creates long-lasting impactBy: Luba Yusim | February 20, 2017
    Category: Affordable Housing Lending San Francisco
    In 2014 Community Vision became a lender for the San Francisco Small Sites Program (SSP), an initiative of the City of San Francisco Mayor’s Office of Housing and Community Development (MOHCD) which preserves housing for low-income San Francisco residents. The loan program provides acquisition and rehabilitation financing to developers that supports the purchase and renovation… Read More
  • Blog: Innovation and partnership stabilize nonprofits in a changing real estate marketBy: admin | January 30, 2017
    Category: Arts Blog Community Vision Updates Consulting San Francisco
    By Joanne Lee, Community Vision's Director of Consulting Services  This past December, we made the final grant awards for the San Francisco Nonprofit Displacement Mitigation Program (NPDM). More than $1 million was allocated to support 31 social service, childcare, and community arts nonprofits in San Francisco. These critical funds help stabilize community-based organizations who are at… Read More
  • San Francisco Nonprofits Secure Long-Term Leases With One Million in FundsBy: admin | December 17, 2016
    Category: Press Releases San Francisco Social Services
    31 social & arts organizations to receive awards from the City San Francisco, CA —The Office of Economic and Workforce Development (OEWD), the Mayor’s Office of Housing and Community Development, and the San Francisco Arts Commission with key partners today announced grants of over $1 million to support 31 social service, child care and arts… 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
  • Results Announced: Survey on Bay Area Nonprofit DisplacementBy: admin | March 14, 2016
    Category: Community Vision Updates Consulting San Francisco
    Last week Northern California Grantmakers announced the results of the Bay Area survey on nonprofit displacement. According to the report, the majority of respondents (82%) are concerned about sustaining their work in the face of rising office space costs in the region. This study, the first of its kind in the region, demonstrates the extent of the… 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
  • Nonprofit Displacement Mitigation Program San Francisco Announces $1.2 million in Grant Awards As Part of the City’s Nonprofit Sustainability InitiativeBy: admin | December 30, 2015
    Category: Arts Press Releases San Francisco Social Services
    Twenty nonprofits are awarded funds to maintain and enhance unparalleled services for San Francisco residents. San Francisco, December 30, 2015 —Mayor’s Office of Housing and Community Development, the Arts Commission, and the Office of Economic and Workforce Development (OEWD) with key partners today announced grants of $1.2 million that will help 20 social service and arts… Read More
  • Leiasa Beckham named Honoree of 2015 Northern California Real Estate Women of Influence AwardsBy: admin | October 14, 2015
    Category: Community Vision Updates Consulting San Francisco
    Congratulations to Leiasa Beckham, Community Vision’s Senior Real Estate Consultant, who was named as an Honoree of the 2015 Northern California Real Estate Women of Influence Awards in recognition of her many accomplishments in the field. San Francisco Grants for the Arts and Community Vision partnered to create the Real Estate Readiness for Arts Organizations Program,… Read More