Women's Entrepreneurship Program

All women welcome including trans and cis women to this 12-week personal empowerment program that provides tcraining, mentorship, peer support and networking to aspiring women entrepreneurs in the Bayview Hunters Point, Visitacion Valley, Lower Fillmore and Hope SF communities.

Women who complete the program are eligible to participate in a pitch contest, “RenTank,” for a cash prize to help launch their businesses.

To sign up & learn more go to: | (415) 647-3728

Pictured: Renaissance Entrepreneur Theresa Wallace, Royal Tees Custom Designs & Events

Contractors of Color

Our Contractors’ Initiative supports local small businesses in the construction sector to build their business capacities, technical skills and networks, so they can compete more effectively in the local economy.

We help local contractors secure business certifications, receive industry specific training, and mentorship from prime contractors to build their capacities, accelerate the growth of their businesses, and increase net profits.

To sign up & learn more go to: | (415) 647-3728

Pictured: Renaissance Entrepreneur James Mabrey, Your All Day Everyday Janitorial Services

Bayview Program Offerings

  • Women’s Entrepreneurship Program
  • Biz Fit
  • SF Shines
  • Contractors of Color
  • Distribution & Repair

To sign up & learn more go to: | (415) 647-3728

Our Team


Renaissance Bayview

Marcus Tartt
Center Director

(415) 430-6403

Jenny Wong
Program Manager

(415) 430-6419

Karina Bucciarelli
Bayview Client Services Manager

(415) 430-6402

Jazzlyn Morton
Bayview Program Coordinator

(415) 430-6402 ext 2405

Biz Fit

Do you own a small business on 3rd Street in Bayview, Leland Avenue in Visitacion Valley or Fillmore Street in the Lower Fillmore?


An important feature of the program is the development of an Individual Development Plan (IDP), which is used to identify key resources and address specific business needs.

To sign up & learn more go to: | (415) 647-3728

Pictured: Renaissance Entrepreneur Yvonne Hines, Yvonne’s Southern Sweets

SF Shines

Storefront improvement reimbursement program through the City of San Francisco OEWD (Office of Economic & Workforce Development)

To sign up & learn more go to: | (415) 647-3728

Become a Client at Bayview

Client benefits include:

  • Access to industry specific opportunities
  • Access to marketing in our weekly / monthly newsletters and social media posts
  • Access to 1:1 consulting
  • Access to vending opportunities in the Bayview Community
  • Access to our Business Assistance Center, including mailbox service and conference rooms* (fees apply)

Take your first step by scheduling a meeting with our team!

If you have questions or are an existing client please contact Karina Bucciarelli at 

Office Space at Bayview

Bayview Business Assistance Center (BAC)

The BAC provides a supportive entrepreneurial community with professional office space. Through private offices and cubicles, shared meeting space, access to technology and our suite of services and peer support, BAC tenants lower their costs while maximizing their growth potential.

To learn more or schedule a tour, contact: Marcus Tartt at | (415) 430-6403.

Bayview Client Success Stories

Tana Harris

Renaissance Contractor Tana Harris, owner of Harris Hoisting, was awarded Renaissance’s 2022 Established Entrepreneur of the Year Award.

Learn about Tana’s journey

Asoniti Foster

Bayview Women Graduate Asoniti Foster, owner of Puzzled2020 was awarded Renaissance’s 2022 Emerging Entrepreneur of the Year Award.

Hear Asoniti’s story.

Workshops & Events

Continue to develop essential business skills, networks and knowledge with our workshops and special events.

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