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Press Release – PeopleFund Earns $700,000 Treasury Grant

PeopleFund Earns $700,000 Treasury Grant Funds will support statewide expansion Austin, Texas – PeopleFund, a non-profit Texas small business lender has been awarded a $700,000 Financial Assistance Grant from the U.S. Department of Treasury Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI … Continue reading

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PeopleFund announces Houston PeopleVET Community Information Session

PeopleFund’s pioneer veteran entrepreneur program, PeopleVET, continues to grow to multiple Texas markets to best serve our state’s heroes as they transition from service to small business. We will host a public information session to share the details of this … Continue reading

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Greater Dallas Hispanic Chamber and PeopleFund Partner to Support Small Businesses

Memorandum of Agreement Outlines Role for Each Organization to elevate small business in Dallas Dallas, Texas – Access to capital is a serious road block for small business growth. The Greater Dallas Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (GDHCC) and PeopleFund announced today an exciting partnership … Continue reading

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Dan Graham of BuildASign.com featured in March PeopleTalk

High Tech CEO hosts Entrepreneur Education Series Lecture at Alamo Drafthouse Austin, Texas – PeopleFund announces the first of its 2014 PeopleTalk Speaker Series, which will features the inspiring Dan Graham, founder/CEO of BuildASign.com, on Thursday, March 6th at 11:30am … Continue reading

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PeopleFund announces Partnership with Interfaith Ministries

Houston, Texas –  PeopleFund, a community development financial institution and local nonprofit, announces a  $3.9 million in New Markets Tax Credit allocation to support the expansion of Meals on Wheels of Greater Houston as part of a $12 million project … Continue reading

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PeopleFund Announces Kaneisha Grayson as Program Facilitator

Entrepreneur and Author to Moderate Summer Youth Entrepreneurship Program  Austin, Texas –  PeopleFund, a community development financial institution and local nonprofit will begin its Junior Entrepreneurship Track (JET) program on June 17th. Kaneisha Grayson will serve as facilitator for the … Continue reading

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PeopleFund Receives Meadows Foundation Support

 Nonprofit partners with Meadows Foundation to support Veteran Business Owners  Dallas, Texas – PeopleFund, a nonprofit Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI), announced the receipt of $66,500 grant from the Dallas-based Meadows Foundation for direct support of Texas veterans who chose … Continue reading

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TxCDC Awards Grant to PeopleFund

Grant supports technology enhancements for PeopleFund client training and education Austin, Texas – Texas Certified Development Company (TxCDC), a proven leader in Small Business Administration 504 lending and New Markets Tax Credits allocations, awarded a grant to PeopleFund to create … Continue reading

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PeopleFund Announces Strategic Partnership with CCAACC

Local Chamber and Nonprofit to Provide Educational Opportunities Austin, Texas – PeopleFund and the Capital City African American Chamber of Commerce (CCAACC) announced this week that the two organizations are partnering to offer educational workshops and technical assistance to the … Continue reading

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East Night Summit and Celebration Event Announced

Community nonprofit PeopleFund announced their annual economic summit and fundraising event, to be held at Austin Lumber Company on October 25th. This year, the summit will concentrate on the impact of Austin’s arts and cultural industries. Panel topics will focus … Continue reading

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