A few years ago, Rachel Bernier-Green was looking for an outlet from the stress of her intense job at a multinational accounting firm and discovered a passion for baking. It didn’t take long before friends and family were encouraging her to sell her baked goods to the masses. Rachel founded ‘Laine’s Bake Shop, LLC in 2013 using a shared kitchen space, working on the side to get her business off the ground. After a few years of baking part-time, Rachel decided to finally quit her job and start a bake shop full-time with her husband Jaryd.
Los prestamistas CDFIs– a los que a veces se les llama instituciones financieras para el desarrollo comunitario – están ubicados en todas partes de los Estados Unidos.
Mission-driven lenders – sometimes called community development financial institutions or CDFIs – are located throughout the US.