Our Mission for the Mission

Rooted in the Mission and focused on San Francisco, MEDA’s mission is to strengthen low-and moderate-income Latino families by promoting economic equity and social justice through asset building and community development.

MEDA’S FREE Programs Can Strengthen Your Family

It’s time to decrease debt, increase income and savings, and better your credit.


Free workshops and one-on-one coaching to start or grow your small business.


Start or grow your small business with an Adelante Fund low-interest loan.

Loan Fund

Why pay to do your taxes? Maximize your refund or get an ITIN — for free.

Free Tax

Free job training and coaching to jumpstart your career.


Free job training that’s putting 17- to 24-year-olds on the path to an IT career — and creating a pipeline for diversity in tech.


Make being bilingual work for you. Free coaching for 18- to 34-year-olds to get a job at a bank.

Bank Tellers

Learn how to use a computer or use our computers for free.

Digital Opportunity

Free workshops and coaching as you get ready to buy your first home, prepared to rent an apartment or stop foreclosure.


Affordable housing with values built in. We’ve produced or preserved 850 units so far!

Real Estate

MEDA is the lead agency for Mission Promise Neighborhood. We connect families to free services in the Mission.

Mission Promise

Have questions? We have answers! Visit our Frequently Asked Questions page.


Read the latest news from San Francisco’s Mission District

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MEDA Helps Reshape San Francisco Small Sites Program to Stem Mission District Displacement, Block by Block

  • On: December 9, 2016
  • By: cgil

by Director of Community Real Estate Karoleen Feng There’s a difference between being proactive and being reactive. The Small Sites P ...

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MEDA Celebrates “National Write a Business Plan Month”

  • On: December 7, 2016
  • By: cgil

While December means planning for the holidays — which can be quite the effort — it’s also time for planning of a different so ...

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Facebook Shares Tips with MEDA Business Development Clients

  • On: December 7, 2016
  • By: cgil

The challenge for the 50 million small-business pages on Facebook? How to draw potential clients’ eyes to a business Facebook ad when it&# ...

I am so grateful to MEDA. I am positive about my family’s future once again.”
Saul Chavez, Owner, El Gran Taco Loco