Community Vision Community Facilities Challenge Winners are Announced

The winners of Community Vision’s second annual Community Facilities Challenge were announced Wednesday, April 24. The Challenge, in partnership with California State University Fresno, gave students the opportunity to apply their educational skills and prepare a real estate feasibility analysis for a proposed community facility real estate project to benefit a low-income community in Fresno…

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CompassPoint: Supporting Nonprofits for Over 35 Years

Since 1976, CompassPoint Nonprofit Services has guided nonprofits to better manage their organizations, become more fiscally sound, and achieve higher impact. With the belief that nonprofit organizations and leaders need relevant support that builds on their strengths, experiences, and achievements, CompassPoint increases the leadership and management capabilities of nonprofits. CompassPoint reaches out to more than…

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Haas Students Present Mid-term Findings to Community Vision

The Haas School of Business graduate students presented their mid-term findings to Community Vision on Friday, March 22nd. Community Vision was selected to be a participant of the Social Sector Solutions 2013 program, which is part of the Center for Nonprofit and Public Leadership at the Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley in partnership with…

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Destiny Arts Center Finds Their Way Home

Destiny Arts Center – Destiny standing for De-Escalating Skills Training Inspiring Non-violence in Youth – is a nonprofit organization founded in 1988 that offers violence prevention and arts education through dance, theatre and martial arts. For the past five years, Destiny has been renting space from the North Oakland Community Charter School for its on-site…

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A Free Screening Fixing the Future in Fresno

Don’t miss our FREE screening of Fixing the FutureThursday, March 28 2013California State University of Fresno University Business Center Auditorium Room 192 5245 N. Backer Avenue – Fresno, CA 93740-8001 Would you like to learn more about how to improve our community with local economic solutions? David Brancaccio (of public radio’s Marketplace and NOW on…

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Neighborhood Thrift: A Store In, and For, the Community

Neighborhood Thrift began in 2008 with the goal of having a positive economic impact in the south Fresno area. The store provides employment training to low-income individuals, providing a healthy and diverse work environment. Community members are hired to work in the store while they are receiving employment training. The employment training allows individuals personal…

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Community Vision Takes Part in Social Sector Solutions 2013

Community Vision was selected to be a participant of the Social Sector Solutions 2013 program. Social Sectors Solutions is a program of the Center for Nonprofit and Public Leadership at the Hass School of Business, UC Berkeley in partnership with McKinsey & Company. Led by a team of students from the Hass School of Business…

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Staff Transition

It is with mixed feelings we announce that our Director of Real Estate Consulting Joshua Simon is leaving Community Vision to become Executive Director of the East Bay Asian Local Development Corporation. His last day at Community Vision will be March 22. This is a wonderful opportunity for Joshua to take a leadership role in…

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Community Vision Kicks-off Second Annual Community Facilities Challenge

On Wednesday January 23, Community Vision kicked off the second Community Facility Challenge at California State University, Fresno.  Sponsored by Comerica Bank, the Challenge provides a unique opportunity for students to work with local community-based organizations (CBO) and municipalities to apply their skills to prepare a real estate feasibility analysis for a proposed community facility…

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SFJAZZ Center is Now Open!

On Monday, January 21, the much-awaited grand opening of the SFJAZZ Center finally arrived. SFJAZZ’s Resident Artistic Director John Santos and High School All-Stars alum Laila Smith cut the ribbon, officially opening the new SFJAZZ Center to the public. The ±35,000 square foot performance space features a state-of-the-art auditorium with adjustable 350 – 700 seating,…

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