Merced Rescue Mission: Village of Hope Phase 1

Named a 2020 California Nonprofit of the Year, Merced Rescue Mission serves individuals in Merced County who are homeless, have been incarcerated, or are imprisoned by addiction, at over 20 locations. Phase 1 of the Village of Hope involves construction of four buildings to provide medical respite for homeless residents and apartment buildings for homeless […]

North Fork Community Power

A first-in-nation renewable energy operating business that uses Sierra Nevada forest waste as its feedstock to produce electricity.

Maya Cinemas Fresno 16

Movie Theater: Located on the campus of Fresno State and part of the university’s long-term development plan, Campus Pointe brought much-needed retail, entertainment, dining services and jobs to students and residents of underserved neighborhoods surrounding the school. To create a ‘college town feel’ Campus Pointe provides preferential consideration and below-market leases to local businesses, forgoing […]

Lighthouse for Children

Through its California Preschool Energy Efficiency Program (CPEEP), LIIF provided over $50,000 in energy efficiency improvements for Franklin Head Start and the 24 other early childhood education sites operated by the Fresno County Economic Opportunity Commission. Since its inception, First Five Fresno County has invested more than $200 million in local programs that provide direct […]