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.
OUR VISION 20/20
MEDA’s “Big Picture” sees our community at its strongest possible state: housed, financially thriving, educated and activated. Help us lay the foundation for a strong and robust future in 2020 by investing in our Mission families. Donate toward MEDA’s End-of-Year “Our Vision 20/20” campaign today.
MEDA’S FREE Programs Build Family Wealth
¡Bienvenidos! This orientation is your first step to becoming a MEDA client — and building family wealth.
Affordable housing is for ALL San Franciscans. We’ve produced or preserved ~1,200 affordable units so far.
Free workshops and coaching as you get ready to buy your first home or prepare to rent a below-market-rate (BMR) apartment.
It’s time to decrease debt, increase income and savings, and better your credit. MEDA can coach you — for free.
Why pay to have your taxes prepared? Maximize your refund or get an ITIN — for free.
Free workshops and one-on-one coaching to start or expand your small business.
Can’t get a loan at a traditional bank? Start or grow your small business with a Fondo Adelante low-interest loan from MEDA.
Mock interviews. Help with your resume. Making connections. We offer free training and coaching so you can land a good job.
Job training to become a San Francisco office administration or financial professional in just seven weeks.
Free job training that’s putting those ages 16 and up on the path to a career — and creating a pipeline for diversity in tech.
Stop by and use MEDA’s computer lab for free.
MEDA is the lead agency for Mission Promise Neighborhood — a community of 20+ partners that connects families to free services in the Mission.
The latest news from San Francisco’s Mission District
Building a Resume and Building Connections: MEDA Volunteer Nicte-Ha Chacon Paves Her Professional Pathway as a Tax Preparer in the Mission
- November 15, 2019
by Asset Building Coach Marcail Distante Nicte-Ha Chacon was born and raised in Marin County, so has always been a Bay Area girl at heart. G ...
MEDA’s Fondo Adelante Announces Launch of Largest National Loan Fund for the Growth of Latino-Owned Small Businesses, in Partnership with NALCAB and Wells Fargo
- November 14, 2019
Christopher Gil Associate Director of Marketing and Communications Mission Economic Development Agency (MEDA) (415) 282-3334 ext. 152 cgil@m ...
From the Land of Green to Green for Clients: MEDA Tax Volunteer Sander Bruens Empowers Clients with Financial Knowledge
- November 1, 2019
by Asset Building Coach Marcail Distante When Sander Bruins arrived in the U.S. from Ireland, he was ready to dive into a new culture, and c ...
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