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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

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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.

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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

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


The latest news from San Francisco’s Mission District


Innovative Program Provides Pathways to Early Childhood Education Careers

  • On: November 30, 2023
  • By: jmesa

An innovative free program provides immigrant women the opportunity to contribute to their community by offering professional services in on ...


Mission Street Vendors, What’s Next? You Are Not Alone

  • On: November 1, 2023
  • By: jmesa

In light of San Francisco County Supervisor Hillary Ronen’s Mission Street vendor relocation mandate, the Mission Economic Development Age ...


Latino Entrepreneurs Bring Fresh and Sustainable Perspective to Thrift Stores on Mission Street

  • On: October 27, 2023
  • By: jmesa

Allow us to introduce you to Born Again Thrift and Bay Area Revives, two businesses supported by the Business Development team of MEDA's Fon ...

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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)