San Francisco Nonprofits Secure Long-Term Leases With One Million in Funds

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. 

NCCLF Joins San Francisco Small Sites Program to Stabilize Access to Affordable Housing

 

San Francisco (December 19, 2014) – The Northern California Community Loan Fund (NCCLF), a community development lender headquartered in San Francisco, is pleased to support the City of San Francisco’s new Small Sites Program (SSP), a loan program designed to stabilize affordable housing for low to moderate income residents throughout San Francisco that are susceptible to losing their homes due to evictions or rising rents.

NCCLF Commits to OFN’s Youth Opportunity Pledge

NCCLF is pleased to announce its commitment to the Opportunity Finance Network’s (OFN) “Youth Opportunity Pledge,” a $1 billion CDFI industry commitment in new financing to benefit young people of color across the U.S. Inspired by President Obama’s “My Brother’s Keeper” initiative, this financing will support early care through high school education, healthy foods initiatives,…