Loan Amount: $8.7 million
Project: Construction of a new College Track learning facility in Bayview-Hunter's Point
Founded in Oakland in 1997, College Track is a well-established after-school, college preparatory program designed to increase high school graduation, college eligibility and enrollment, and college graduation rates in low-income communities. College Track opened its first San Francisco location in 2007 in the Bayview-Hunters Point neighborhood with a cohort of fifty freshmen; it currently serves 200 students. Learn more about this project >
Loan Amount: $15 million
Project: Construction of new SFJazz Center in San Francisco
SFJAZZ is one of the world's leading presenters of jazz and related forms of music, with over 100 performances each year. It is a nonprofit organization that provides rich and rewarding jazz education programs for people of all ages. The first of its kind in San Francisco, the SF Jazz Center will include two performance spaces, seating up to 750 and 70 people respectively, as well as education and performance space, a digital music lab, equipment storage and office space. When finished, the SFJAZZ Center will be a hub of culture, community and commerce for locals and tourists alike. Learn more about this project >
Founded in 1891, Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco serves more than 1,200 youth (ages 6 to 18) per day, offering a safe place to learn and grow. Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco (BGCSF) operates nine Clubhouses in the city, as well as Camp Mendocino, a residential summer Camp in Mendocino County. Scheduled to open in November 2014, the Don Fisher Clubhouse will allow BGCSF to better serve youth in the city's Western Addition, Lower Haight, and Hayes Valley neighborhoods, and will also house the organization's administrative headquarters.
The San Francisco Wholesale Produce Market operates a distribution center serving an association of dedicated professionals, committed to being the Bay Area's leading source of produce and produce information. The San Francisco Wholesale Produce Market encompasses a 10.25-acre facility including 290,000 square feet of warehouse space. It is home to over 30 produce businesses offering a variety of produce products. The San Francisco Market Corporation will construct a new wholesale produce distribution facility of approximately 84,000 square feet. The project is phase one of the San Francisco Market Corporation's reinvestment in the Bayview-Hunter's Point neighborhood and once complete, will comply with the City's Resource-Efficient Buildings Ordinance and achieve LEED Gold certification.