RSF maintains a core commitment to education as central to the renewal of culture. The intellectual, emotional, aesthetic, and social needs of children and adults guide us in supporting learning opportunities from academic endeavors to practical expression in entrepreneurship.
RSF provides mortgage loans, construction loans, equipment loans and lines of credit. Loans range from $200,000 to $5 million. Successful applicants to the Social Enterprise Lending Program will demonstrate the following:
- 3 or more years of operating history;
- Enterprise is profitable, or can demonstrate a clear path to profitability in 12 months;
- Annual revenue of $1 million or greater preferred.
In addition, the enterprise should be working in one of the following areas:
- Teacher training
- Student enrichment
- Jobs training
- Waldorf education
- Charter schools that promote holistic education
Apply for a Loan
If you are interested in a loan and your social enterprise meets these criteria, please fill out our out one of our online loan application.
Once we have received and approved your pre-application, a lending program representative will contact you to determine a fit and, if appropriate, invite you to submit a full loan application. This will require additional documentation, which generally includes historical and projected financial statements, board officer and management resumes, and a narrative business plan.
Contact Stu Fram at firstname.lastname@example.org or 415.561.6190
Click on the photos below to learn more about some of the enterprises we support.