Clovis Culinary Center Opening in Late 2016 to Support Food Entrepreneurship

Despite being in the country’s most productive agricultural region, communities in the San Joaquin Valley experience very high rates of poverty and unemployment and too often lack access to healthy foods. Though small-scale food entrepreneurship is rare in the area, those who are trying to start or expand a business face difficulty in complying with…

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10/17 Workshop – Commercial Leasing Strategies: Getting to Yes

Looking to lease new space or renew your lease?  Not sure how to approach the landlord?  What’s in the fine print of my 15 page lease? In the Bay Area’s escalating real estate market, nonprofits are facing large rent increases.  Yet nonprofits are still finding ways to lease space in the communities they serve.  Community Vision will…

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Cilent Spotlight: Ag Link, Inc

Ag Link is a food hub and aggregator located in Ballico (Merced County). Ag Link connects products from local farmers and producers to institutional buyers, with a focus on Unified School Districts.

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New Grocer Coming to Northwest Fresno

Community Vision, the Program Executive of the California FreshWorks Fund, has provided $6MM in NMTC financing to support the development of a new, 45,000 sqft, full-service Vallarta Supermarket in northwest Fresno.

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San Francisco LGBT Center to undergo exciting expansion

Just in time to celebrate LGBT Pride month, Community Vision is pleased to announce that it has deployed $7.5M in New Markets Tax Credits (NMTC) to the San Francisco Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Community Center in support of the organization’s current renovations. The project will transform the 37,000 square foot Market Street facility…

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826 Valencia Opens Doors in San Francisco’s Tenderloin

The Tenderloin’s newest resident, 826 Valencia, celebrated the grand opening of its long-awaited youth writing facility on May 19th with a ribbon cutting and celebration.  The 5,000 square foot space brings tutoring, writing, and publishing programs to thousands of youth in the neighborhood, thanks in-part to Community Vision’s real estate consulting services. 

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