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Fall 2019

The Healing Power of Ancient Ingredients

With a boost from the Bank’s AHEAD Program, the Phoenix Indian School Visitor Center opened its doors in 2017 to offer arts, cultural, health, wellness, nutrition, and economic development programs to the area’s urban Native American community. Chef Maria Parra Cano and her husband Brian are using the Center’s commercial kitchen to bring food medicine to the people.


Member Stories: Broadway Federal Bank

In this short video, Wayne Bradshaw, CEO of Broadway Federal Bank, talks about the history of Broadway – it was founded in 1946 as a black-owned institution serving a community that was long shut out of conventional mortgage lending -- and how the bank is succeeding today by serving a broader low- to moderate-income market in high-cost Los Angeles. 

FHLBank San Francisco and Its Members Make a Significant Impact on Los Angeles Economy

In a presentation to attendees of LABC’s Annual Mayoral Housing, Transportation & Jobs Summit, Chief Banking Officer Stephen Traynor highlighted the economic impact of the lending activity of the Bank's members and how the Bank’s community programs support affordable housing and economic development in one of the country’s largest and most diverse metropolitan regions.

San Luis Obispo Community Celebrates Grand Opening of Bishop Street Studios

With community partners, local officials, and the development’s first residents, the Bank celebrated the grand opening of Bishop Street Studios on November 14, 2019. Bishop Street Studios is a visionary supportive housing project offering 33 new studio apartments to low-income adults with behavioral health needs in San Luis Obispo. The project received a $660,000 AHP grant through member Pacific Premier Bank.


Flamingo Pines Grand Opening

December 19, 2019

Nevada HAND is celebrating the grand opening of Flamingo Pines Apartments, a mixed-income senior rental community, a mixed-income senior rental community with the majority of units targeted to low-income seniors. The project received a $530,000 AHP grant through member Charles Schwab Bank. Nevada HAND’s Director of Real Estate Development, David Paull, is a member of the Bank’s Affordable Housing Advisory Council.


Save the Date for a WISH & IDEA Workshop or Webinar!

January 21 - February 4, 2020

Learn how to reserve WISH and IDEA funds for first-time homebuyers by attending a half-day workshop or two-hour webinar. Mark your calendar now - registration available soon.

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