In Summer 2016 NCCLF welcomed intern Martha Rivera to the team. From June 2016-May 2017 Martha is participating in California Coalition for Rural Housing’s Rural West Internship Program for Diversity in Nonprofit Housing and Community Development. The program is a one-year paid internship program for university students and is designed to increase the diversity of staff in the affordable housing and community development field. Since the program’s inception, more than half of participating students have pursued careers in the community development field after completing the program.
31 social & arts organizations to receive awards from the City
San Francisco, CA —The Office of Economic and Workforce Development (OEWD), the Mayor’s Office of Housing and Community Development, and the San Francisco Arts Commission with key partners today announced grants of over $1 million to support 31 social service, child care and arts nonprofit organizations s as part of the San Francisco Nonprofit Sustainability Initiative. In total, 76 community organizations have received $4.5 million over the past two years in financial awards and real estate services to secure long-term leases and affordable spaces while continuing to provide vital services to residents.
Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf Announces Major $1.7M Philanthropic Investment to Help Create Safe & Affordable Space for Oakland’s Arts Community
Cross-posted from Oakland’s Office of the Mayor
A group of public and private partners team up to create long-term, sustainable solutions to creating affordable, safe spaces for artists and arts organizations.
Oakland, CA – Today, Mayor Libby Schaaf announced $1.7 million in philanthropic funds to support sustainable, long-term solutions to creating affordable, safe spaces for Oakland’s artists and arts organizations. Though this support has been in development for many months, these funds are especially important and prescient in light of the recent Oakland warehouse fire tragedy.