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Jimmy Kunz of The Truffleist (Manhattan). Photo by Whitney Browne.

Renaissance is Your Community Business Partner

Learn about our low-interest small business loans

Get Help

Renaissance Economic Development Corporation (REDC) is a U.S. Treasury-certified Community Development Financial Institution dedicated to transforming immigrant, low- and middle-income communities in New York City. REDC has a 20+ year track record of providing low-interest small business loans and entrepreneurial training programs in underserved areas throughout the five boroughs. REDC is supported by the U.S. Small Business Administration and Empire State Development.

REDC is approved to offer SBA loan products under SBA’s Microloan Program.

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Renaissance Offers Emergency Loan Program For Businesses Impacted by Flatiron Explosion

Renaissance is partnering with the city’s Department of Small Business Services (SBS) to help small businesses impacted by the steam-pipe explosion in Manhattan’s Flatiron District. We have established the Flatiron District Steam-Pipe Explosion Emergency Loan Program. The loans must be used as emergency working capital for businesses located between 18th and 22nd streets, and between…

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  • 18 Aug

    Quickbooks Workshop

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    Course: Quickbooks (total 3 classes)

    Language: Chinese

    Date: August 18 – September 1

    Time: Saturday (10:00am – 4:00pm)

    Location: 2 Allen st, 7/F, New York NY 10002

    Please see the flyer for more information.

    QuickBooks Workshop flyer 08_18

  • 15 Sep

    Entrepreneurship Training Course

    Get full event details here

    Renaissance Economic Development Corporation’s Entrepreneurship Training Course is designed for individuals who want to start or currently own a business. This course is given by experienced professionals — representatives from government agencies, financial institutions, marketing firms, insurance companies, Certified Public Accountants, attorneys, and successful entrepreneurs.

    Classes start on Sept. 15, 2018 and will be held for 10 consecutive Saturdays.

    See flyer for more details, plus Chinese translation.

    2018 EAP ETC Flyer revised date

    Location: 2 Allen St., 7th Floor, New York, NY

     

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