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.
Join us in welcoming Saul Ettlin to our high-impact consulting team, which provides technical assistance to nonprofit organizations in financial management and real estate. Saul comes to NCCLF with over 15 years of nonprofit management and real estate experience.
Our Strategic Initiatives team supports NCCLF in developing and supporting community development initiatives that increase our impact and support the low-income communities we serve. In August 2016 we welcomed Esperanza Pallana, who supports our efforts in increasing access to healthy foods throughout California. Esperanza comes to NCCLF with over 15 years in food systems, environmental health, and public health advocacy work. Learn about a more about Esperanza below.
Last week Northern California Grantmakers announced the results of the Bay Area survey on nonprofit displacement. According to the report, the majority of respondents (82%) are concerned about sustaining their work in the face of rising office space costs in the region.
We are proud to announce that Ross Culverwell has been promoted to Chief Lending Officer.
Ross Joined NCCLF ten years ago, and was promoted to Director of Lending in 2012. He has led our core lending program while also creating and managing a variety of special financing products
For over 25 years we’ve been working in partnership with local community-based organizations to ensure that our community is strong, connected, and flourishing. We support staff involvement on all levels of our work –from underwriting loans, to consulting on real estate and financial management,
Congratulations to Leiasa Beckham, Northern California Community Loan Fund’s Senior Real Estate Consultant, who was named as an Honoree of the 2015 Northern California Real Estate Women of Influence Awards in recognition of her many accomplishments in the field.
NCCLF is an active member of the Opportunity Finance Network (OFN), the national network of community development financial institutions (CDFIs) investing in opportunities that benefit low-income, low-wealth, and other disadvantaged communities across America. Based in Philadelphia and active throughout the country, OFN represents the interests of 200 of the most effective and mission-centered CDFIs in…
The Northern California Community Loan Fund is proud to announce that Andrea Papanastassiou has accepted the position of Deputy Director of Real Estate Consulting. Previously, Andrea was the Director of Real Estate Development for Eden Housing in Hayward, one of the Bay Area’s most effective and successful affordable housing organizations. Before joining Eden Housing, Andrea…
It is with mixed feelings we announce that our Director of Real Estate Consulting Joshua Simon is leaving NCCLF to become Executive Director of the East Bay Asian Local Development Corporation. His last day at NCCLF will be March 22. This is a wonderful opportunity for Joshua to take a leadership role in the development…