Financing Resource Center

Free Expert Advice about Financing Options and Capital Resources

Renaissance has helped thousands of Bay Area emerging and established entrepreneurs become better financial managers of their businesses and secure over $100 million in capital to start and grow their businesses. 

We offer individual consulting, finance, and sales growth discussions during our ‘Lunch and Learn’ Zoom office hours. Additionally, we provide access to capital workshops and financial management training as part of our intensive classes.

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Our financial consultants can provide you with free customized support to help you:

  • Identify the best source of capital including Community Development Finance Institutions (CDFIs), Special Bank Loan Programs, Family and Friends, and Grant Search Categories, among others
  • Explore sales growth options
  • Create grant research strategies
  • Develop crowdfunding campaigns
  • Prepare loan packages and grant applications 
  • Become loan-ready
  • Determine funding needs
  • Maximize use of funds
  • Review business plans and pitch decks
  • Calculate monthly loan payment amounts
  • Determine debt service ratios  

Office Hours and Workshops:

  • Lunch & Learn Office Hours
  • Expert Panel Discussions about Access to Capital Resources
  • Finance Workshops

New Clients: Please complete our interest form here.

Existing Clients: To book a free one-on-one consultation with Gwendolyn Wright, Managing Consultant, or Gabriela Sapp, please reach out to your nearest Renaissance office for a referral.