Becoming Independent, a Santa Rosa-based nonprofit, offers adults with developmental or intellectual disabilities vocational training and employment, independent living supports, and continuing education programs aimed at maximum integration into the community. An AHEAD grant is helping the nonprofit connect more clients with jobs that match their individual skills, talents, and interests.
A recent analysis shows the significant ripple effect on local economies of the Bank's Affordable Housing Program, which extends far beyond the immediate production of quality affordable housing for low- and moderate-income individuals and families.
The Bank's members re-elected John F. Luikart and John T. Wasley to nonmember independent director positions. The Bank's California members also elected Marangal (Marito) Domingo and Joan C. Opp as California member director. In addition, the Bank’s board of directors recently selected Jeffrey K. Ball to fill an upcoming board vacancy beginning January 1, 2018.
Since 1990, FHLBank San Francisco has awarded more than $1 billion in grants to help create nearly 132,000 much-needed affordable rental and homeownership opportunities for lower-income families and individuals. In this short video, we celebrate this important milestone with our members, community partners, and some of the people who have benefited from these grants.
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.