• MEDA: Creating Jobs, Changing LivesBy: NCCLF | November 23, 2011
    Category: Lending San Francisco
    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 AvailableBy: NCCLF | November 15, 2011
    Category: San Francisco
    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
  • Community Vision Partners with SFJAZZ to Build New CenterBy: NCCLF | October 20, 2011
    Category: Arts Lending New Markets Tax Credits San Francisco
    San Francisco Jazz (SFJAZZ) is one of the largest performing arts organizations in the Bay Area, sponsoring over 100 performances each year.  SFJAZZ has a dual mission -- to explore the full spectrum of jazz, from the music's origins to its diverse present-day expression, and to educate and inform the public and students through a range of programs… Read More
  • The Institute on Aging: Getting Old Doesn’t Mean Giving UpBy: NCCLF | October 18, 2011
    Category: Lending Social Services
    As part of our ongoing effort to highlight the work of our clients, Community Vision has begun site tours of the organizations we have worked with for our staff and board members who may not always have the opportunity to see the wonderful work they do. Our last tour was at the Institute on Aging… Read More
  • St. Mary’s Center: Recovery 55By: NCCLF | October 18, 2011
    Category: Lending Oakland Social Services
    For more than three decades, St. Mary’s Center in Oakland has provided full-service programs that address the needs of extremely low- income seniors, children, and families. The Center offers an array of critical services including a state-licensed preschool for children whose families would otherwise not be able to afford such a program. St. Mary’s focuses… Read More
  • Community Vision finds SF Camerawork’s First Exposures Program a New HomeBy: NCCLF | August 4, 2011
    Category: Consulting San Francisco
    SF Camerwork is a nonprofit that encourages emerging artists to explore new directions in photography and related media. Camerawork offers a popular series of lectures, performances, film screenings, and forums for viewing new work and discussion of developments in the medium with artists. SF Camerwork’s First Exposure program works with students that live with their… Read More
  • How It Happened: The Ed Roberts CampusBy: Guy Baldwin | May 18, 2011
    Category: Lending New Markets Tax Credits Social Services
    Here's a great video about how organizations came together to make Ed Roberts' dream come true: Read More