A Great Community is Affordable

GCC forges financial solutions so

good ideas get off the ground.

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A Great Community is Healthy

GCC partners fought for a design that promotes

a healthy lifestyle for Pittsburg residents.

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A Great Community is Thriving

GCC partners are working to preserve income

and racial diversity in Silicon Valley.

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A Great Community is Connected

GCC's research is driving transit access that allows

workers to connect to all the Bay Area's opportunities.

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Regional Strategies

Creating a more sustainable Bay Area.

Local Efforts

Mobilizing stakeholders to build complete communities.

Financing Solutions

Moving projects from policy to pavement.



Who will our future Oakland be for?

News, December 28, 2015

By Anthony Federico, Associate Director of East Bay Housing Organizations In September, Uber announced its purchase of the Sear’s building in downtown Oakland, and in an instant, the story of Oakland changed. A global tech giant filling 330,000 square feet of iconic downtown Oakland office space with 3,000 employees sends a clear message: Oakland is […..]


GCC Initiative Officer Position and Strategic Plan

News, December 8, 2015

GCC is excited to announce that the GCC Initiative Officer position is open and posted here. Deadline for applications is December 16, 2015 . January, 22, 2016. The Initiative Officer will be responsible for implementing GCC’s Strategic Plan. The final text version of the strategic plan is available here. A full ‘launch’ of the new plan will coincide with the […..]

Great communities collaborative

Great Communities Collaborative (GCC) is a network of organizations dedicated to creating healthy, thriving, and affordable neighborhoods in the Bay Area, anchored by transit and linked to all the opportunities and amenities that make a good community truly great.

Great Communities Collaborative is an initiative of The San Francisco Foundation.