What are CDFIs?

Main Street Launch’s Intern – Impact Evaluation & Marketing Linda Ho offers information about CDFIs.  This article was originally posted on January 10, 2018.   WHAT IS CDFI? Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs) provide access to financial services for local residents and businesses, sharing a common goal of expanding economic opportunity in low income communities.…

Finding your local CDFI

Main Street Launch’s Intern – Impact Evaluation & Marketing Linda Ho offers information about how to locate your local CDFIs.   In our previous post: What are CDFIs?, we talked about what CDFIs do to help strengthen communities’ economy. In this pody, we are going to discuss the importance of CDFIs to our communities and…

Main Street News: Organizational Report, Credit Tips, Client Stories, and more!

In this newsletter: Letter from Our CEO Main Street Launch’s 2016-17 Organizational Report Credit Tip Main Street Launch Funding Announcements Advising Corner: Make 2018 Less Stressful Meet Our Clients: Black Bark BBQ Small Business Owners: Make Your Voices Heard! Get To Know Our Staff: Jen Leybovich Free Business Advising for Eligible Small Businesses Upcoming Events…