Theresa Wallace discovered her passion for making beautiful things after being diagnosed with Lupus. Through Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center’s Bayview Women program, Theresa learned that her passion could actually become a business. A $30,000 AHEAD grant helped launch this new program.
The grants, made through the Bank’s member financial institutions, will be used by nonprofit organizations in Arizona, California, and Nevada to foster economic development and promote community stability and self-sufficiency.
The Bank offers valuable tools and resources for targeted community lending and affordable housing and economic development. These Community Programs are designed to help our members and their community partners build and shape strong, vibrant communities.
Habitat for Humanity East Bay/Silicon Valley is hosting a home dedication ceremony for 11 new affordable condominiums that are part of its Central Commons development. Central Commons is a high-density homeownership sweat equity project in Fremont that will offer 30 condos to low-income families when complete. The project received a $162,500 AHP grant through member Meriwest Credit Union for phase I and a $325,000 AHP grant through member Patelco Credit Union for phase II.