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Rooted in San Francisco’s Mission District, MEDA is advancing a national equity movement by building Latino prosperity, community ownership and civic power.

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MEDA’S FREE Programs Build Latino Family Prosperity

¡Bienvenidos! This orientation is your first step to becoming a MEDA client — and building family wealth.


Quality housing is for ALL San Franciscans. We preserve and produce affordable housing.

Real Estate

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 Tax

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.

Adelante CDFI

Mock interviews. Help with your resume. Making connections. We offer free training and coaching so you can land a good job.


FREE training program for IT support careers.

Mission Techies

A free four-week banking professional training program.

Mission Banking

MEDA is the lead agency for Mission Promise Neighborhood — a community of 15+ partners that connects families to free services in the Mission.

Mission Promise

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The latest news from San Francisco’s Mission District


Report Finding Reveals Impact of Housing Conditions on the Health of Low-Income Latinos in San Francisco

  • On: January 31, 2023
  • By: jmesa

As a 50-year-old community economic development organization deeply embedded in creating more affordable housing opportunities in San Franci ...


Temporada de impuestos: 10 años al servicio de la comunidad como voluntaria de MEDA

  • On: January 30, 2023
  • By: jmesa

La vocación de servicio comunitario trae de regreso a MEDA a una madre de San Francisco para asistir a la comunidad latina durante la tempo ...


Becaria de DreamSF deja huella en la comunidad de la Mission

  • On: January 24, 2023
  • By: jmesa

Cinthya Padilla llegó a MEDA en el segundo semestre de 2022 desde San Francisco State University en donde estudió psicología. ...

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Veo al futuro con optimismo, con oportunidades de crecer y seguir ayudando a la comunidad.”Fabiola Torres (Read her inspiring story here — bilingual blog)