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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
  • NSI Announcement Mayor London Breed Announces $3.3 Million in Funding to Support Community Nonprofit OrganizationsBy: Community Vision | March 25, 2022 San Francisco, CA — Mayor London N. Breed, the Office of Economic Workforce Development, Mayor’s Office of Housing and Community Development, San Francisco Arts Commission, and Community Vision Capital & Consulting today announced $3.3 million in awards for nonprofit space acquisition and lease stabilization. The San Francisco Nonprofit Sustainability Initiative (NSI) provides funding to community… 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
  • organizational announcement Community Welcomes Chris Nickles, Interim CFOBy: Community Vision | March 7, 2022 This week Community Vision welcomes Chris Nickles as the interim Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Chris joins us from vcfo, a financial and HR consulting firm, where she works as a Consulting CFO and supports organizations with strategic financial objectives and operational performance. Chris brings more than 15 years of experience as a CFO and Accountant… Read More
  • SOMA Cultural Anchor Fund SOMA Cultural Anchor Fund Awards $540,000 in Capital GrantsBy: Community Vision | January 24, 2022 Community Vision Capital & Consulting is excited to announce that the SOMA Cultural Anchor Fund awarded a total of $540,000 in capital grants to Kulintang Arts Inc (KULARTS) and Bindlestiff Studio. These awards are supported by the San Francisco Arts Commission and administered by Community Vision. A Facilities, Arts and Communities Experts (FACE) panel assisted… Read More
  • Community Vision announces $3 Million Awarded to Support BIPOC-led Real Estate Acquisition $3 Million Awarded to Support BIPOC-led Real Estate AcquisitionBy: Luba Yusim, Senior Communications Officer | January 3, 2022 We are thrilled to announce $3 million in real estate acquisition grants to five community-based performing arts groups. These awards are funded by the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation and administered by Community Vision, with the intention of stabilizing and advancing performing arts throughout the Bay Area, especially in historically disinvested communities. Read More
  • Welcome Jonathan Taylor, Community Vision’s VP of Capital SolutionsBy: Courtney Gonzales, Content Developer | December 16, 2021 We’re excited to welcome Jonathan Taylor to Community Vision as the Vice President of Capital Solutions. In this newly created position, Jonathan leads our recently re-envisioned Lending Department, which is now Capital Solutions. This department utilizes a restorative approach that intentionally directs capital to enterprises and projects that increase local wealth creation and power building… Read More
  • CalCORE award announcement Community Vision Receives $500,000 JPMorgan Chase Foundation Award for CalCORE ProgramBy: Community Vision | December 16, 2021 Community Vision is excited to announce that we’ve received a $500,000 award from the JPMorgan Chase Foundation to support the California Community-Owned Real Estate (CalCORE) Program. Read More
  • Community Vision Receives $1.125 Million Award from the CDFI FundBy: Community Vision | December 9, 2021 Community Vision is excited to announce that we were awarded a total of $1.125 million from the Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI) Fund. The CDFI Fund, a program of the U.S. Treasury, awarded 265 CDFIs $180.3 million in Financial Assistance and Technical assistance grants and loans. Community Vision’s award includes $525,000 for Financial Assistance, $100,000… Read More
  • Community Vision's staff and team updates Community Vision Welcomes New Team Members & Staff UpdatesBy: Luba Yusim, Senior Communications Officer | November 18, 2021 We are thrilled to welcome five new staff to Community Vision. These individuals bring exceptional talent, a diverse range of experiences, and a commitment to serving their communities. Welcome to the team, Sola Ajimatanrareje, Paul Dong, Sabrina R. Kelley, Stella Moore, Karnit Mouchly, and Marla Victorio! We are also excited to announce that Maria Rosado,… Read More