Renaissance is an economic development program
within the FAME Assistance Corporation
(FAC). FAC is a non-profit 501(c)(3) corporation affiliated
with the 19,000 member First African Methodist Episcopal
Church of Los Angeles (FAME).
been used as a funding vehicle that manages and supports the
multiple programs of FAME Renaissance.
Prior to the Civil Unrest in 1992, economic development was
practically non-existent in urban Los Angeles. Since 1992,
FAME Renaissance has been a driving force in the
economic development of South Central Los Angeles and the
surrounding communities. For 20 years programs have been
developed which exceeded goals for lending, enterprise development
and job creation as part of a comprehensive plan to build
South Central Los Angeles economically, socially, mentally