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Bank of America Supports Austin Community For Giving Tuesday

Bank of America Invests $978,000 in Austin Organizations Supporting Workforce Development, Community Initiatives and Basic Needs Grants help individuals, families and businesses access food, emergency shelter, critical job training and education support and locate affordable housing AUSTIN, Texas – This #GivingTuesday, a global day of helping those in need, Bank of America…

Bank of America Invests $978,000 in Austin Organizations Supporting Workforce Development, Community Initiatives and Basic Needs Grants help individuals, families and businesses access food, emergency shelter, critical job training and education support and locate affordable housing AUSTIN, Texas – This #GivingTuesday, a global day of helping those in need, Bank of America…

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Holiday Gift Guide

By Noelle Darilek Check out these holiday gift ideas featuring various PeopleFund clients from each of our markets! Austin Looking for that perfect holiday gift to give? Shower family and friends with sweets and treats from some of our favorite clients! Lonestar Delights: A tin of this delicious hand-popped kettle corn is the…

By Noelle Darilek Check out these holiday gift ideas featuring various PeopleFund clients from each of our markets! Austin Looking for that perfect holiday gift to give? Shower family and friends with sweets and treats from some of our favorite clients! Lonestar Delights: A tin of this delicious hand-popped kettle corn is the…

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PeopleFund Supports Local Food Pantry

By Noelle Darilek This holiday season, the PeopleFund staff has helped donate to the Bastrop Food Pantry. The donation drive was organized by PeopleFund’s Lending Support Officer Preston Anderson, who encouraged the staff at PeopleFund to donate food. Overall 84 pounds of food, which will serve a total of 67 meals, was…

By Noelle Darilek This holiday season, the PeopleFund staff has helped donate to the Bastrop Food Pantry. The donation drive was organized by PeopleFund’s Lending Support Officer Preston Anderson, who encouraged the staff at PeopleFund to donate food. Overall 84 pounds of food, which will serve a total of 67 meals, was…

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PeopleFund CEO Receives AAYHF Award

By Noelle Darilek PeopleFund CEO Gary Lindner was presented with an award from the African American Youth Harvest Foundation (AAYHF) for his commitment to the African American community. He attended the foundation’s Changing the Story Gala, held on November 5th, where it honored those who have helped its cause and also celebrated 10 years…

By Noelle Darilek PeopleFund CEO Gary Lindner was presented with an award from the African American Youth Harvest Foundation (AAYHF) for his commitment to the African American community. He attended the foundation’s Changing the Story Gala, held on November 5th, where it honored those who have helped its cause and also celebrated 10 years…

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PeopleFund Receives New Markets Tax Credit Allocation

PeopleFund Awarded $30 million in New Markets Tax Credit Allocation U.S. Treasury Program aims to stimulate employment, growth, and revitalization in low income communities Austin, Texas – On November 17th, PeopleFund was awarded a $30 million New Market Tax Credit (NMTC) allocation to support community development in low income areas throughout Texas….

PeopleFund Awarded $30 million in New Markets Tax Credit Allocation U.S. Treasury Program aims to stimulate employment, growth, and revitalization in low income communities Austin, Texas – On November 17th, PeopleFund was awarded a $30 million New Market Tax Credit (NMTC) allocation to support community development in low income areas throughout Texas….

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Intern Farewell – Noelle Darilek

By Noelle Darilek When I first began interning at PeopleFund this fall, one of the first things I noticed was how friendly and welcoming everyone was. I was excited to start my internship here and can’t believe how quickly it went by! Interning at PeopleFund means several things. I worked as the…

By Noelle Darilek When I first began interning at PeopleFund this fall, one of the first things I noticed was how friendly and welcoming everyone was. I was excited to start my internship here and can’t believe how quickly it went by! Interning at PeopleFund means several things. I worked as the…

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PeopleFund Client CocoAndré Shares Its Success Story

This week (Nov. 14-20) marks Global Entrepreneurship Week. Below are reflections from entrepreneur Cindy Pedraza, who cofounded CocoAndré Chocolatier with her mother Andrea and grew the business with help from the Tory Burch Foundation Capital Program. Both had the opportunity to attend The United State of Women summit in June. Earlier this…

This week (Nov. 14-20) marks Global Entrepreneurship Week. Below are reflections from entrepreneur Cindy Pedraza, who cofounded CocoAndré Chocolatier with her mother Andrea and grew the business with help from the Tory Burch Foundation Capital Program. Both had the opportunity to attend The United State of Women summit in June. Earlier this…

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Bank of America Recognizes PeopleFund as 2016 Neighborhood Builder

Bloom Lab for Entrepreneurs and Small Business Loans from PeopleFund Expand with Bank of America Grant Support comes as part of Bank of America’s Neighborhood Builders® program, which empowers high performing nonprofits to address pressing community challenges AUSTIN, Texas – Bank of America has announced PeopleFund as a 2016 Neighborhood Builder. The…

Bloom Lab for Entrepreneurs and Small Business Loans from PeopleFund Expand with Bank of America Grant Support comes as part of Bank of America’s Neighborhood Builders® program, which empowers high performing nonprofits to address pressing community challenges AUSTIN, Texas – Bank of America has announced PeopleFund as a 2016 Neighborhood Builder. The…

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PeopleFund Client Feature: Taylor Insect Repellent Products

By Noelle Darilek PeopleFund client, Abe Taylor, first noticed a need for his product while sitting in his mother’s backyard on a hot summer day. While trying to enjoy a cold drink, Abe was surrounded by mosquitoes, gnats and files. Though he initially tried to search for a solution at a local…

By Noelle Darilek PeopleFund client, Abe Taylor, first noticed a need for his product while sitting in his mother’s backyard on a hot summer day. While trying to enjoy a cold drink, Abe was surrounded by mosquitoes, gnats and files. Though he initially tried to search for a solution at a local…

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PeopleFund and MUFG Union Bank Announce Women’s Business Assistance Center

New Facility Provides Technical Assistance to DFW Women Business Owners Dallas – On November 1st, PeopleFund and MUFG Union Bank, N.A., hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony to commemorate the opening of a Women’s Business Assistance Center to serve the greater Dallas Fort Worth community. PeopleFund, a nonprofit microlender and business education provider,…

New Facility Provides Technical Assistance to DFW Women Business Owners Dallas – On November 1st, PeopleFund and MUFG Union Bank, N.A., hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony to commemorate the opening of a Women’s Business Assistance Center to serve the greater Dallas Fort Worth community. PeopleFund, a nonprofit microlender and business education provider,…

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