Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corporation

TNDC is a nonprofit that helps people focus on living a meaningful life by building deeply affordable homes and supportive communities in San Francisco. We currently provide homes to 5,800 people with low incomes through 43 buildings across seven neighborhoods. Our staff works alongside people, families, and communities that have faced severe economic and racial inequity in the hopes of improving health disparities, raising marginalized voices, and building a better future for all. Through programs like the Tenderloin After-School Program and the Healthy Corner Store Coalition, we have driven positive change in San Francisco for the last 39 years.

Majority of the people we house make $15,000 a year or $1,300 a month.

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Our Mission

TNDC develops community and provides affordable housing and services for people with low incomes in the Tenderloin and throughout San Francisco, to promote equitable access to opportunity and resources.

Our Vision

We envision a world where everyone has a stable and safe place to call home. A world where housing is treated as a human right. A world where economic status, race, and other social identities do not determine where or how people can live. Where everyone has a meaningful voice in the decisions affecting them. Where future generations are better off than the ones preceding them.

Our Values

Excellence: We recognize that our best work is that which we do in service to others. We continuously push ourselves to work hard, grow, and improve, and to produce high-quality work.

Inclusion: We believe that all people have experiences and perspectives that are valuable. We create spaces and dialogues where everyone belongs and can participate and contribute.

Equity: We work to dismantle racial oppression and economic inequity at the interpersonal, organizational, and systemic levels.

Collaboration: We enhance our impact by working together and with others. We create partnerships, solicit and respond to input, and share our knowledge.

Integrity: We strive to be honest, accountable, and transparent. We seek to stand as a model of ethical behavior.

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