Nonprofit Sustainability Initiative
Real Estate Technical Assistance Application

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Community Vision offers real estate technical assistance to nonprofit organizations at risk of displacement, facing barriers to growth due to real estate constraints, or negotiating commercial leases in new, 100% affordable housing developments. 


We offer the following support services in both individual and workshop settings to 501(c)3 organizations and fiscally-sponsored projects located in San Francisco:

  • Financial planning

  • Space planning

  • Identifying/evaluating potential sites

  • Assistance in lease negotiations

  • Developing construction budgets and project timelines

  • Analyzing potential funding sources

Priority criteria for technical assistance recipients (visit FAQs for definitions and more information on eligibility):

  • Must be facing permanent displacement or barriers to growth due to real estate constraints, or be negotiating a commercial lease in a new, 100% affordable housing development

  • Must be deeply-rooted in low-income and historically-underserved community(ies) in San Francisco

  • Must have a two-year track record of providing services to low-income and historically-underserved community(ies) in San Francisco

  • Can clearly identify how a new space will attract new beneficiaries and better serve current beneficiaries

  • Can demonstrate evidence of planning to mitigate financial risk

Contact Risa Blumlein Keeper, Managing Consultant at Community Vision, with any questions.

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Beneficiaries served
Of the beneficiaries listed above, list up to 3 zip codes in order of where the greatest to fewest beneficiaries are served.
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At Risk of Displacement or
Facing Barriers to Growth due to Real Estate Constraints
If the organization has secured a new space please use the following fields to describe the former space even if the organization has not yet moved.
Negotiating Commercial Lease in New, 100% Affordable Housing Development
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