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  • SOMA Cultural Anchor Fund Protected: SOMA Cultural Anchor Fund Awards $540,000 in Capital GrantsBy: cgonzales | 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
  • Community Vision announces $714,000 in post covid reopening grants for san francisco arts nonprofits $714,000 in Post-COVID Reopening Grants Awarded to 69 San Francisco Arts NonprofitsBy: Luba Yusim, Senior Communications Officer | November 17, 2021 We are pleased to announce $714,000 was awarded to San Francisco art and culture nonprofits for post-COVID physical and virtual reopening. These awards, part of the San Francisco Arts Reopening Fund, support organizations that practice and perform artistic and cultural forms of creative activity, expression, preservation, and community wellness, and are reflective of the communities… Read More
  • EOYDC Building New Markets Tax Credits: Investing in Community Real EstateBy: Courtney Gonzales, Content Developer | November 15, 2021 Community Vision’s partnership with EOYDC began in 2012 when the organization was approaching their 35th Anniversary and developing a master plan that included renovation and a 6,000 square-foot expansion of their headquarters. Read More
  • Elizabeth Boardman Investor Spotlight: Elizabeth BoardmanBy: Courtney Gonzales, Content Developer | November 9, 2021 Financial gain isn’t the motivation behind investment for Elizabeth, but rather, it is the belief that humans can and should support the well-being of each other and of the Earth. Her approach to investment is also rooted in her pacifist values as a Quaker. Acting on those values Elizabeth advocates for utilizing capital for the… Read More
  • The California FreshWorks’ Social and Economic Impacts 2018-2020 report, authored by Pacific Community Ventures, examines the development and implementation of California FreshWorks from 2018 through 2020. California FreshWorks’ Social & Economic Impacts ReportBy: Courtney Gonzales, Content Developer | September 23, 2021 The California FreshWorks’ Social and Economic Impacts 2018-2020 report, authored by Pacific Community Ventures, examines the development and implementation of California FreshWorks from 2018 through 2020. As administrators of FreshWorks, Community Vision took a community-centered approach to healthy food financing by listening to the ideas and solutions of local leaders who are working for an… Read More