Start fundraising for MISSION ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AGENCY now!
  • - Keep 100% of all donations and avoid credit card fees
  • - Get social networking tools to help this cause go viral
  • - Donations deposited instantly to your WePay account
  • - Use your own domain name and more
  • - No technical skill required!
  •  
  • View Plans & Pricing
  • Sign up with Facebook

    We will never post without your permission.

  • OR




    We never share your personal information.

Their Mission Statement

The mission of MEDA is to achieve economic justice for San Franciscoís low- to moderate-income Latino families through asset development.  Asset Development is the process of encouraging and supporting individuals and families to develop, accumulate and manage personal, social and material (especially financial) assets.In the long-term, we envision generations of Latino families that are a part of vibrant, diverse, proud and forward-thinking communities in which residents own their homes and businesses, and are actively engaged in the civic life of their neighborhoods and the institutions that affect their lives. We see these families as having sufficient assets to provide them and future generations with the opportunity to call San Francisco their permanent home.

Summary of Impact

For 38 years, MEDA has been committed to achieving economic justice for San Franciscoís low-and moderate-income families through asset development. Where there is systemic inequality and exclusion, asset development is a primary force through which economic justice is directly and indirectly advanced. This emphasis of asset development for economic justice has directly supported the presence of a strong working class Latino Community in San Francisco. In a matter of ten years, MEDA has gone from a caseload of 73 clients to providing services to over 4,000 low- to moderate-income families in 2011. MEDA has evolved into an important community development agenda setter and leader in San Francisco, especially in creating collaborations among community-based organizations. A snapshot of our significant five-year accomplishments within our core programs are discussed below: Homeownership Program- In the past five years (2006-2010), MEDAís Homeownership Program has served approximately 3,621 unduplicated clients. Through workshops and one-on-one consultations, we have helped create a total of 163 new homeowners and prevented 126 foreclosures. Business Development Program- In the past five years (2006-2010), MEDAís Business Development Program has served approximately 2,300 unduplicated clients. In the period of 2006 through 2010, MEDA BDP created 167 new businesses and retained 614 businesses through technical assistance. Through this work, 401 jobs were created and 1,200 jobs were retained in San Francisco. In 2010, approximately 2/3 of BDP clients were low-income Latina immigrant women.  VITA Site Free Tax Prep Program- In its first three years of operation, our VITA Site Free Tax Preparation Program prepared over 7,000 returns that secured $9.6 Million for low income families in tax refunds.  On average, families received over $1,200 per refund; the largest return amounted to $11,168. These refunds represent a significant return of income to our low-income residents, and provide opportunities for families to pay off debt, increase savings, or invest in asset building opportunities.

MISSION ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AGENCY is a nonprofit organization based in California, CA. Having been around since 1973, it serves the greater San Francisco community for the last 24 years, particularly in area of California.
Today MISSION ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AGENCY is 1 of nonprofits in San Francisco. MISSION ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AGENCY has been serving in areas particularly in Array. For more regarding MISSION ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AGENCY visit their site http://www.medasf.org or search their EIN 51-0187791

Other Suggested Nonprofits in the California area - There are over Nonprofits in California

Lets Network - Inland Empire Ducks - Victory Worship Ministries - The Corona Light - Reach Leadership Academy

Create a fundraising page for MISSION ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AGENCY here

Other Nonprofits Serving Community Development
Other Suggested Nonprofits Categories
Recent Donations
View More
About DonationTo

By using DonationTo.com anyone can instantly create their own crowdfunding page. Keep 100% of all donations collected and avoid credit card fees when using DonationTo.com. All donations are instantly deposited into your WePay or PayPal account. It only takes a moment to create your crowdfunding page, start today! View our crowdfunding success stories. Learn more about online fundraising.

View more Fundraising Success Stories & Testimonials
Our Commitment To Your Donations

Our number 1 goal is to enable your cause or charity to keep 100% of all donations collected. DonationTo.com is a leading provider of an online fundraising tool. We are revolutionising how people connect with and give to charities online and, unlike other platforms, pass 100% of what you give, or raise to charities without taking a cut. Charities and causes lose over an estimated 750 million a year in fees to middlemen. By using DonationTo to crowdfund and raise money online your donations raised go directly to you and your cause.

DonationTo.com, Experts In Fundraising

For years DonationTo has created a community of crowdfunding stories, tips and techniques. At DonationTo we are experts in the fundraising space. We have shared years of success and strategies to help anyone to do better crowdfunding. This has ranged from medical fundraising, memorial donations, supporting animal shelters, medical aid to those who lost homes during natural disasters and many more. Visit our blog, learn the lastest tips, tricks to leverage your social network and hit your fundraising goal faster.

Start fundraising for any cause or charity today! View Plans & Pricing
X
MISSION ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AGENCY
© All Rights Reserved, 2014 Terms of Use