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  • Community Vision announces $3 Million Awarded to Support BIPOC-led Real Estate Acquisition $3 Million Awarded to Support BIPOC-led Real Estate AcquisitionBy: Luba Yusim, Senior Communications Officer | January 3, 2022 We are thrilled to announce $3 million in real estate acquisition grants to five community-based performing arts groups. These awards are funded by the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation and administered by Community Vision, with the intention of stabilizing and advancing performing arts throughout the Bay Area, especially in historically disinvested communities. Read More
  • Welcome Jonathan Taylor, Community Vision’s VP of Capital SolutionsBy: Courtney Gonzales, Content Developer | December 16, 2021 We’re excited to welcome Jonathan Taylor to Community Vision as the Vice President of Capital Solutions. In this newly created position, Jonathan leads our recently re-envisioned Lending Department, which is now Capital Solutions. This department utilizes a restorative approach that intentionally directs capital to enterprises and projects that increase local wealth creation and power building… Read More
  • CalCORE award announcement Community Vision Receives $500,000 JPMorgan Chase Foundation Award for CalCORE ProgramBy: Community Vision | December 16, 2021 Community Vision is excited to announce that we’ve received a $500,000 award from the JPMorgan Chase Foundation to support the California Community-Owned Real Estate (CalCORE) Program. Read More
  • Community Vision Receives $1.125 Million Award from the CDFI FundBy: Community Vision | December 9, 2021 Community Vision is excited to announce that we were awarded a total of $1.125 million from the Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI) Fund. The CDFI Fund, a program of the U.S. Treasury, awarded 265 CDFIs $180.3 million in Financial Assistance and Technical assistance grants and loans. Community Vision’s award includes $525,000 for Financial Assistance, $100,000… Read More
  • Community Vision's staff and team updates Community Vision Welcomes New Team Members & Staff UpdatesBy: Luba Yusim, Senior Communications Officer | November 18, 2021 We are thrilled to welcome five new staff to Community Vision. These individuals bring exceptional talent, a diverse range of experiences, and a commitment to serving their communities. Welcome to the team, Sola Ajimatanrareje, Paul Dong, Sabrina R. Kelley, Stella Moore, Karnit Mouchly, and Marla Victorio! We are also excited to announce that Maria Rosado,… Read More
  • Community Vision announces $714,000 in post covid reopening grants for san francisco arts nonprofits $714,000 in Post-COVID Reopening Grants Awarded to 69 San Francisco Arts NonprofitsBy: Luba Yusim, Senior Communications Officer | November 17, 2021 We are pleased to announce $714,000 was awarded to San Francisco art and culture nonprofits for post-COVID physical and virtual reopening. These awards, part of the San Francisco Arts Reopening Fund, support organizations that practice and perform artistic and cultural forms of creative activity, expression, preservation, and community wellness, and are reflective of the communities… Read More
  • Sabrina R. Kelley joins Community Vision as Vice President of External Relations Welcome Sabrina R. Kelley, Community Vision’s VP of External RelationsBy: Luba Yusim, Senior Communications Officer | September 22, 2021 We are excited to welcome Sabrina R. Kelley as Community Vision’s Vice President of External Relations. In this newly created role, Sabrina will be the first member of our leadership team to be based out of Fresno and will lead our resource development, external relations, and impact measurement work. Read More
  • Leading a Growing Vision: a Message from the PresidentBy: Catherine Howard, President | August 23, 2021 In this blog, Community Vision's President, Catherine Howard, talks about our community-centered approach to building a reparative economy and how we are laying the groundwork for our next chapter. Read More
  • Community Vision Awarded $1.82 Million from U.S. Treasury’s CDFI Rapid Response ProgramBy: Community Vision | June 17, 2021 Community Vision is honored and grateful to have been selected for a CDFI RRP award by the U.S. Department of the Treasury. We received the maximum award amount of $1.82 million, which will be used as lending capital for historically disinvested communities in Northern and Central California. Read More
  • community vision reparative land fee native indigenous projects Introducing Community Vision’s Reparative Land Fee ProgramBy: Courtney Gonzales, Content Developer | June 9, 2021 As a collaborative partner for social and economic justice, Community Vision centers communities on the margins of opportunity by supporting their visions and the work of local leaders. Over the last few years, several movements and pivotal events inspired us to take a self-reflective look at how we advance our mission and the role capital… Read More