Community Vision’s Wine Social Brings Our Mission to the Masses

Community Vision’s first Young Professional’s Wine Social was met with interest and enthusiasm, attracting an eclectic group of professionals from various occupations. The event was held Wednesday October 10 at the SF Hub, a for-profit social enterprise with a mission to build community, spur innovation and collaboration, and create social impact. Located in the historic…

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Opportunity Finance Network’s National Conference October 15-18

Community Vision’s President, Mary A. Rogier recently returned from a meeting in Philadelphia of the Opportunity Finance Network’s (OFN) quarterly board meeting.  OFN is the national membership association of 200 Community Development Financial Institutions – CDFIs. Last September, Mary was re-elected to a second three-year term on the 13-member board of directors.  OFN’s widely attended…

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Consulting and Training Clients – Sept. 2012

The following organizations are currently receiving financial and/or real estate assessments to help them understand their financial position and plan for the future: Sacramento Native American Health Center, Inc. – A health center committed to enhancing the quality of life by providing a culturally competent, holistic, and patient-centered continuum of care. The Center for New…

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Girls Inc. of Alameda Makes a Strong, Smart and Bold Move to Oakland

Since 1958, Girls Inc. has been working to meet the needs of underserved girls (ages 5 to 18), and their families. The organization offers academic enrichment programs, leadership and fitness programs, and mental health counseling services. The organization reaches nearly 7,500 girls, family members and clients annually. Our readers may remember that in 2009 Community…

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Consulting and Training Clients – Aug. 2012

The following organizations received financial assessments to help them understand their financial position and plan for the future: Kunst-Stoff Arts – A San Francisco based dance company that empowers today’s professional dancer by providing the necessary tools for a versatile, authentic and creative artist. Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central California – Provides children facing…

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Community Vision Receives Over $1.4 million Through CDFI Program Award

As part of the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s commitment to revitalizing economic and community development across the country, Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) Director Donna J. Gambrell, Treasury Deputy Assistant Secretary Don Graves and U.S. Representative Gwen Moore announced the awardees of the CDFI Program Awards. Community Vision is proud to announce…

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Central Market Economic Strategy Wins APA Grassroots Award

The Northern California chapter of the American Planning Association has recognized the Central Market Economic Strategy as the winner of the 2012 Grassroots Planning Award. The Grassroots Planning Award illustrates how the planning process can be moved beyond traditional methods and utilize the community in the planning process. The Central Market Economic Strategy brought together…

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Community Vision’s President, Mary Rogier, Makes Most Influential Women List

Community Vision’s president Mary Rogier is on San Francisco Business Times list of the 150 most influential women in the Bay Area. The publication honors women executives who have taken leadership roles in corporations, public, nonprofit and government agencies throughout the Bay area. Community Vision Board member, Lydia Tan, executive vice president at the Related…

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Student Team KA Construction, Big Brothers Big Sisters are the Big Winners in Community Facilities Challenge

(From left to right) Kirke Wilson, Community Vision’s Board Chair, Zack Kaufman, Michael Butler, Diane Phakonekham, Big Brothers Big Sisters Program Director, John Rodriguez and David Mueller-Flores Community Vision is proud to announce the first place winner of the Community Facilities Challenge at Fresno State University to student team KA Construction and their client Big…

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Community Facilities Challenge Winners to be Announced

The winners of the Community Facilities Challenge will be announced tonight at California State University, Fresno’s Smittcamp Alumni House at 5:00. We want to thank all of the students that participated in the challenge and we appreciate all the hard work and time put they put in to their projects. We also want to thank…

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