• Join Community Vision’s 25 Years of Service Kick-Off Celebration!By: NCCLF | January 31, 2012
    Category: Community Vision Updates Past Events
    Want a sneak peek into something that will be fun...and will lead to more fun?! Please join Community Vision as we celebrate our incorporation as a nonprofit agency providing service to low-income communities. Where: Antonia Manor, 180 Turk Street San Francisco, CA When: Thursday, February 16, 2012 The kick-off will feature surprises, special guests, give-a-ways… Read More
  • Community Vision Receives $2M Grant from ChaseBy: NCCLF | January 19, 2012
    Category: Community Vision Updates
    Chase has awarded a $2 million grant to Community Vision. The grant will be used to provide loans to nonprofit agencies to support larger-scale affordable housing preservation projects in the greater San Francisco Bay Area and Central Valley communities. “This is one more way we are helping communities survive and grow in this challenging economy,”… Read More
  • Community Vision Helps Expand Healthcare Services in AlamedaBy: NCCLF | December 21, 2011
    Category: Health Lending
    Axis Community Health, Inc. provides accessible and compassionate healthcare services to low-income and working- poor residents in the Tri-Valley area of Eastern Alameda County. The organization was founded in 1972 and currently has six sites. Services include medical, mental health counseling and a WIC (Women, Infants and Children) Nutrition Program. Annually, Axis provides medical care… Read More
  • Community Vision Celebrates 25 years – Save the Date!By: NCCLF | December 1, 2011
    Category: Community Vision Updates Past Events
    25 Years - Uplifting Communities Community Vision will be celebrating our 25-year anniversary event on Thursday, May 24 2012. The celebration will take place at City View in the Metreon. More information to come as we get closer to the date. Read More
  • 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
  • Community Vision President Mary A. Rogier Re-elected to OFN BoardBy: NCCLF | November 22, 2011
    Category: Community Vision Updates
    At the recent Opportunity Finance Network national meeting, held in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Community Vision's President, Mary A. Rogier was re-elected to serve another three year term on the OFN Board of Directors. During Mary’s first term on the board, she was able to focus on the finance committee, membership committee and was involved with developing… 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
  • Community Vision Tour Brings Central Valley Needs Front and CenterBy: NCCLF | October 18, 2011
    Category: Central Valley
    Members of the Community Vision board of directors, accompanied by several staff members, went on a two-day fact-finding tour of the Central Valley in October, as part of our ongoing effort to deepen our impact in this region.  Board members met with community and small business leaders to learn about community issues and to discuss… 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