• Community Vision provides Causa Justa :: Just Cause a $100,000 Working Capital Line of CreditBy: NCCLF | June 10, 2011
    Category: Lending Oakland
    Causa Justa :: Just Cause is a multi-racial, grassroots community and leadership building organization whose mission is to achieve justice for low-income San Francisco and Oakland residents. Through a membership-driven model of community organizing, policy advocacy, civic engagement, and service provision, the organization seeks to build a movement for social justice based on a platform… Read More
  • Community Vision provides Lao Family Community Development, Inc. $502,500 in Acquisition FinancingBy: NCCLF | June 10, 2011
    Category: Lending Oakland
    Lao Family Community Development, Inc. assists diverse refugee, immigrant, limited English, and low-income U.S. born community members in achieving long-term financial and social self-sufficiency. The organization encourages community members to establish goals, believe in themselves, and become active, contributing members of society. Lao Family delivers cultural and language appropriate services that address the needs of… Read More
  • Your Vision is Our Mission: Community Vision Launches Long-Term Financing ProgramBy: NCCLF | June 8, 2011
    Category: Community Vision Updates Consulting
    To address the changing needs of our clients in this challenging economy, the Board of Directors of Community Vision has increased our maximum loan size to $2 million and extended our loan terms up to 10 years. We believe these changes in our loan terms will not only reduce the costs and risk to our… Read More
  • Youth Radio Receives Peabody AwardBy: NCCLF | May 26, 2011
    Category: Lending Youth
    Youth Radio received a 2011 Peabody Award for its investigative report, Trafficked: A Youth Radio Investigation. The George Foster Peabody Awards recognize distinguished achievement and meritorious public service by TV and radio stations, networks, producing organizations, individuals, and the World Wide Web. Youth Radio promotes young people's intellectual, creative, and professional growth through education and… 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
  • Bay Area Transit-Oriented Affordable Housing FundBy: admin | May 12, 2011
    Category: Affordable Housing
    Transit-Oriented Development Investing in Strong Communities Equitable transit-oriented development (TOD) projects through Community Vision improve the lives of low income people and create healthier, financially strong and culturally vibrant communities by locating affordable housing and community services near public transit. Many low income people spend a disproportionate share of their income on costs related to… Read More
  • Real Estate Loans: The First Year is On Us!By: admin | May 12, 2011
    Category: Lending
    You’re building the future. We’re right there with you.And the First Year is On Us! For a short time, Community Vision is offering loans with zero percent interest during the first year, to help nonprofit organizations finance real estate projects. Loans may be used for projects such as affordable housing, community facilities, or refinancing real… Read More
  • Annual Spring EventBy: admin | May 12, 2011
    Category: Past Events
      8th Annual Spring EventTransit-Oriented Development – What’s the Buzz? Thursday, May 19, 20115:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.The Ed Roberts Campus3075 Adeline Street Berkeley, CA 94703 The Community Vision is pleased to announce that JPMorgan Chase will be the Presenting Sponsor for our 8th Annual Educational Event.  As the Presenting Sponsor, JPMorgan Chase has committed a… Read More