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News & Announcements
CDFI Fund Impact News!
April 28, 2023


Jessie Lee honored by City & State-NY: 50 remarkable women going Above & Beyond
March 30, 2023

As we celebrate women's history this month, we are grateful that our dedicated leader, Jessie Lee, has been honored by City and State New York as one of the 50 remarkable women who have gone above and beyond in improving the lives of New Yorkers.

New Programs
Renaissance Announces Their 2nd Digital Transformation Program Cohort!
March 15, 2023

Renaissance is providing expert training for businesses' digital marketing and implementation solutions.

NYC Small Business Opportunity Fund
January 23, 2023

2022 Holiday Business Lunch & Networking
December 12, 2022

Renaissance's first Holiday Lunch and Networking event

Citizens Announces Winners of Citizens Chinatown Renewal Fund
December 7, 2022

In May 2022, Citizens and LISC NY celebrated Asian Pacific American Heritage Month by partnering with Asian Americans for Equality and Renaissance Economic Development Corporation to launch the largest corporate business grant for minority-owned small businesses in Chinatown in recent years. Highlights: • Citizens committed $400,000 to support two small businesses initiatives in Chinatown, with $350,000 directly supporting small minority-owned businesses and $50,000 towards sponsoring the Chinatown Night Markets • Twenty-two (22) minority-owned small businesses have been selected to receive direct grants of $10,000 to help strengthen and sustain their businesses • 100 small businesses will receive place-based, culturally responsive, support and in-depth technical assistance from AAFE, in partnership with Renaissance EDC