COVID-19 Rapid Response for Bay Area & Central Valley Nonprofits

By Saul Ettlin Director of Consulting Email Saul Schedule a time to talk Community Vision‘s Consulting team supports nonprofits in working through a myriad of organizational challenges. We understand that our clients best know their communities, and we are here to listen and guide towards solutions. Whether it’s a deep dive on finances to develop…

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COVID-19 Resources

As a local, collaborative partner, all of us at Community Vision are committed to ensuring that our staff, clients, investors, and partners remain healthy, safe, and that our business continues to run smoothly. Our staff remain dedicated to helping support your work while we all navigate the impacts of COVID-19. As things continue to change, we understand that the coming weeks bring uncertainty and may have far-reaching implications, including potential impacts on our clients’ physical and financial well-being.  

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Community Vision Staff Working Remotely in Response to Coronavirus

Over the past few weeks, there has been a lot of news shared about the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and its spread across communities all over the world. We continue to closely monitor developments related to its potential impacts on our communities. As a local, collaborative partner, all of us at Community Vision are committed to ensuring that our staff, clients, investors, and partners remain healthy, safe, and that our business continues to run smoothly.

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california freshworks

Key Findings from California FreshWorks’ First Program Evaluation

Community Vision administers the California FreshWorks program, a statewide network of CDFI lenders that provide financing to food enterprises that invest in an equitable food system and increase access to affordable, healthy, culturally-appropriate food in underserved communities. We approach food access not only as a health issue, but also a community development and equity issue.

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Community Vision Welcomes New Staff & Board

We are excited to welcome six new staff and Board Members to the Community Vision family. These individuals join the organization with exceptional professional backgrounds, a diverse range of experiences, and a commitment to serving their communities.

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Vision View: Where One’s Vision is Without Limits

When Community Vision began working in the Central Valley in 2008, a top priority was to authentically show up for Valley communities and build reciprocal relationships based in trust and mutual respect. Part of this work included workshops and technical assistance provided by our Consulting team; some of which we offered pro-bono in response to the needs of the community.

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Update on the Fresno DRIVE Initiative

The 9th annual California Economic Summit took place in November, and was hosted in Fresno for the first time. Ahead of the Summit, Governor Gavin Newsom issued a challenge: What would it take to fundamentally transform the Greater Fresno Region by 2030 and create opportunities for all residents to achieve real economic mobility by fostering an economy that is inclusive, vibrant, and sustainable?

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