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 Will Strengthen Your Family

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


Affordable housing is for all San Franciscans. We’ve produced or preserved ~1,200 units so far.

Real Estate

Free workshops and coaching as you get ready to buy your first home, stop foreclosure 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.

Loan Fund

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


Free job training to become a San Francisco administration professional in just five weeks.


Free job training that’s putting those 18 and up on the path to a career — and creating a pipeline for diversity in tech.


Learn how to use a computer, whether you are at a basic or intermediate level. Or just stop by and use our computer lab for free.

Digital Opportunity

MEDA is the lead agency for Mission Promise Neighborhood — a community of 20+ partners that connects families to free services in the Mission.

Mission Promise


The latest news from San Francisco’s Mission District


MEDA’s Mission, Vision and Core Values are Always Front of Mind

  • On: November 7, 2018
  • By: cgil

MEDA’s mission and vision statements — coupled with our five core values — are always front of mind as we achieve results ...


MEDA Celebrates Día de los Muertos at Plaza Adelante

  • On: November 1, 2018
  • By: cgil

Many conflate Halloween with the Mexican tradition of Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead). While the latter may sound like a similarly omi ...


CEO Luis Granados’ Welcoming Remarks at ¡VIVA MEDA! 45 Gala

  • On: October 26, 2018
  • By: cgil

45 years. Four-and-a-half decades. Almost half a century. No matter how you say it, I stand here tonight humbled by the legacy MEDA has buil ...

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