Luis Granados Archives - Page 8 of 9

Mission Promise Neighborhood Gets $30M Grant

MAYOR LEE ANNOUNCES SAN FRANCISCO AWARDED U.S. DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION 2012 PROMISE NEIGHBORHOODS GRANT  Five-Year, $30 Million Grant to Mission Economic Development Agency, San Francisco Unified School District & City to Improve Education in Mission Neighborhood December 21, 2012, San Francisco, CA — Mayor Edwin M. Lee and Superintendent Richard Carranza today announced that the U.S….

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Thanksgiving Turkey Giveaway by Mayor Ed Lee

To mark the 2012 Thanksgiving holiday, Mayor Ed Lee and the Mission Economic Development Agency (MEDA) will gave away 100 turkeys to low-income Latino families in San Francisco. During the season of giving and celebrating things we are thankful for, it’s important to remember that many San Francisco families are struggling every day to simply…

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Plaza Adelante: An All-in-One Model for Service Delivery and Community Development

Mission Economic Development Agency (MEDA), a community-based organization in San Francisco that provides asset development services for low- and moderate-income Latino families, unveiled in March of 2010 Plaza Adelante, a “one-stop” center housing several community-based nonprofits, an in-house café, exhibits of work from local artists and a market that serves as a business incubator.

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SF Examiner 3 Minute Interview: Luis Granados

Luis Granados, executive director of the Mission Economic Development Agency, a nonprofit that works to create jobs for low-income Hispanic families in the Mission district, was honored by Bank of America through its Neighborhood Excellence Initiative, a grant program designed to stimulate the local economy.

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Thousands of Dollars For A Good Cause

The economy may still be down but two nonprofits, five local heroes and five student leaders received thousands of dollars to do their part to help stimulate it. The Bank of America Charitable Foundation recently announced $450,000 in funding and leadership training through its Neighborhood Excellence Initiative, a national philanthropic program. Two nonprofits each received $200,000.

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