Quick Mexican Mole Sauce. Healthy Gummy Bears. Green Waffles. El Pájaro Community Development Corporation’s commercial kitchen incubator, currently housing more than two dozen independent enterprises, is cooking up a lot of good things in Watsonville, California.
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 a number of 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.
The Bank’s members re-elected Robert F. Nielsen to a nonmember public interest independent director position, re-elected Melinda Guzman to a nonmember independent director position, and elected F. Daniel Siciliano to a new nonmember independent director position. California members also re-elected Richard A. Heldebrant and Simone Lagomarsino as California member directors.
Seven winners of Affordable Housing Finance magazine's 2016 Readers' Choice Awards competition for the nation's Best Affordable Housing Developments received Affordable Housing Program grants from the Bank.
Rebuilding Wealth Through Homeownership Conference
Friday, December 9, 2016
California Community Builders, SV@Home, and The Two Hundred are joining forces to host this conference, where housing experts will discuss how current policies and economic factors are affecting Bay Area homeownership and explore strategies to address the problem of affordability.