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MEDA Announces $250K Fund to Address Latino Community Challenges During COVID-19 Crisis

Christopher Gil Associate Director of Marketing and Communications Mission Economic Development Agency (MEDA) (415) 282-3334 ext. 152 cgil@medasf.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 23, 2020 MEDA Announces $250K Fund to Address Latino Community Challenges During COVID-19 Crisis Funding will expand already successful promotoras community outreach model San Francisco — Mission Economic Development Agency (MEDA) today announced…

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San Francisco Receives Support from StriveTogether to Get Better Results for Kids

  Christopher Gil Associate Director of Marketing and Communications Mission Economic Development Agency (MEDA) (415) 282-3334 ext. 152 cgil@medasf.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 14, 2020 San Francisco Receives Support from StriveTogether to Get Better Results for Kids StriveTogether grant will help local partnership strengthen leadership initiative for parents of San Francisco’s Mission Promise Neighborhood San…

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Equitable Affordability: Citi Community Development, Grounded Solutions Network Announce MEDA as a Community Land Trust Accelerator Fund Recipient

Photo: 2205 Mission St. in San Francisco. Christopher Gil Associate Director of Marketing and Communications Mission Economic Development Agency (MEDA) (415) 282-3334 ext. 152 cgil@medasf.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Jan. 2, 2020 Equitable Affordability: Citi Community Development, Grounded Solutions Network Announce MEDA as a Community Land Trust Accelerator Fund Recipient Flagship capital grant program advances housing…

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JPMorgan Chase Invests $5 Million to Bolster MEDA Efforts to Build and Preserve Affordable Housing in San Francisco

Residents of a Small Sites Program property MEDA purchased on 20th Street in San Francisco’s Mission District. Christopher Gil Associate Director of Marketing and Communications Mission Economic Development Agency (MEDA) (415) 282-3334 ext. 152 cgil@medasf.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Oct. 3, 2019 JPMorgan Chase Invests $5 Million to Bolster MEDA Efforts to Build and Preserve Affordable…

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San Francisco Women’s Entrepreneurship Fund Grantees Celebrate “Women’s Entrepreneurship Day” at MEDA

“Although I have a long way to go, I’ve achieved some huge milestones and now have a system in place to be successful,” says Owner Karwanna Dyson of Big Mouth Productions, who grew up in San Francisco’s 94124 ZIP code, is a first-generation college graduate and is working daily to make her multimedia production company…

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Mission Promise Neighborhood Receives $6 Million Two-Year Extension Grant

Christopher Gil Associate Director of Marketing and Communications Mission Economic Development Agency (MEDA) (415) 282-3334 ext. 152 cgil@medasf.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 2, 2018 Mission Promise Neighborhood Receives $6 Million Two-Year Extension Grant Five years of collective impact positioned to generate ever-greater results San Francisco — The U.S. Department of Education has announced that San Francisco’s…

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MEDA Client Secession Art & Design the First Recipient of Grant from New San Francisco Women’s Entrepreneur Fund, Mayor Farrell Hands out Check

Today was a memorable day for MEDA Business Development client Eden Stein (photo, right), as Mayor Mark Farrell presented the entrepreneur with a $5,000 check to expand her venture, Secession Art & Design. Eden’s commercial gallery, which has been a fixture on Mission Street for over a decade, is the initial recipient of a grant…

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SBA Awards $150,000 PRIME Grant to MEDA, Goal to Help Mission Corridor Small Businesses Thrive

Christopher Gil Senior Content Marketing Manager Mission Economic Development Agency (415) 282-3334 ext. 152 cgil@medasf.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Sept. 8, 2017 SBA Awards $150,000 PRIME Grant to MEDA Funds finance training and technical assistance to emerging entrepreneurs San Francisco, Calif. — The Mission Economic Development Agency (MEDA) has been awarded a $150,000 Program for Investment in Micro-Entrepreneurs…

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Press Release: MEDA Receives $125K U.S. Department of the Treasury CDFI TA Award

Christopher Gil Senior Content Marketing Manager Mission Economic Development Agency (415) 282-3334 ext. 152 cgil@medasf.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Oct. 6, 2016 MEDA Receives $125K U.S. Department of the Treasury CDFI TA Award Puts MEDA’s Adelante Fund on the path to becoming a certified CDFI San Francisco, Calif. — The U.S. Department of the Treasury has announced a…

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MEDA and La Cocina Receive $800K CED Grant to Spur Growth of Low-Income Restaurant/Catering Businesses

Community Economic Development (CED) is a federal grant program with a mission to address the economic needs of low-income individuals and families through the creation of sustainable business development and employment opportunities. That’s why CED just awarded an $800,000 grant to MEDA and La Cocina. This pairing has already showcased results over the years: Many MEDA restaurant/catering…

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