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 1,000+ 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 grow 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 an IT 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


Striving Together: CPNN Creating a Culture of Results and Generating Collective Impact

  • On: October 11, 2018
  • By: cgil

Representatives of the California Promise Neighborhoods Network (CPNN) were honored to share their work with StriveTogether communities at t ...


Innovations in Lending: How Three CDFIs Are Deepening Their Commitment to Latino Entrepreneurs

  • On: October 9, 2018
  • By: cgil

Co-authored by: Chief Credit Officer Nelly Rojas-Moreno, LiftFund Chief Credit Officer and Head of Small Business Programs Oswaldo Acosta, L ...


A Community Effort Creates Affordable and Quality Housing at 60 28th St.

  • On: October 2, 2018
  • By: cgil

Last December when MEDA Assistant Project Manager Veronica Lira first caught a glimpse of 60 28th St. in San Francisco’s Bernal Heights, s ...

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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