CDFIs: Persistent Poverty Counties

Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs) support local economies by investing in under-invested areas.  Main Street Launch is proud to be a CDFI serving low-to-moderate income communities in Oakland and San Francisco.   The CDFI Fund identifies counties across the country that experience “persistent poverty” (defined as any county that has had 20% or more of…

Meet our client: Montesacro

At Montesacro they make Pinsa, an ancestor of pizza.  Their modern take on pinsa transforms the tradition of using leftover grains into their specially-blended flour that makes a dish that is low in calories and easy to eat.  The first Pinseria in the United States, Montesacro also offers a selection of international wine and beer…