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EGBI Classes to Boost Your Business Savvy

PeopleFund partner Economic Growth Business Incubator (EGBI) will be offering two classes in February that will teach valuable hard skills to new business owners. Microsoft Office Excel Basics is a free afternoon class that will help business owners get a handle on one of Microsoft’s more difficult Office programs, Excel. In this…

PeopleFund partner Economic Growth Business Incubator (EGBI) will be offering two classes in February that will teach valuable hard skills to new business owners. Microsoft Office Excel Basics is a free afternoon class that will help business owners get a handle on one of Microsoft’s more difficult Office programs, Excel. In this…

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Austin Community Foundation Education Endowment Fund Supports PeopleFund

PeopleFund is proud to announce that we were recently awarded a grant of $7,000 by the Austin Community Foundation. Funds will be used in support of our ongoing efforts to elevate women entrepreneurs throughout Central Texas, including our mentorship, technical assistance, financial literacy, business education, networking, and access to capital programs. “We…

PeopleFund is proud to announce that we were recently awarded a grant of $7,000 by the Austin Community Foundation. Funds will be used in support of our ongoing efforts to elevate women entrepreneurs throughout Central Texas, including our mentorship, technical assistance, financial literacy, business education, networking, and access to capital programs. “We…

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Client Feature: Dylan Wylde

By Sarah Parvaresh, Operations and Communications Intern One of the first things people think of when they hear Austin, Texas is “Keep Austin Weird,” but they might not know how the motto originated. “Keep Austin Weird” was meant to promote and support local businesses of Austin and its unique indie lifestyle. In 2008,…

By Sarah Parvaresh, Operations and Communications Intern One of the first things people think of when they hear Austin, Texas is “Keep Austin Weird,” but they might not know how the motto originated. “Keep Austin Weird” was meant to promote and support local businesses of Austin and its unique indie lifestyle. In 2008,…

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PeopleFund Announces Merger with Southern Dallas Development Corporation

  PeopleFund & Southern Dallas Development Corporation to Merge Merger of Nonprofits to Benefit Small Businesses Dallas – On Dec. 8, PeopleFund and Southern Dallas Development Corporation (SDDC) agreed to a statutory merger of the two organizations. Both are non-profit Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI’s) dedicated to support underserved small business with…

  PeopleFund & Southern Dallas Development Corporation to Merge Merger of Nonprofits to Benefit Small Businesses Dallas – On Dec. 8, PeopleFund and Southern Dallas Development Corporation (SDDC) agreed to a statutory merger of the two organizations. Both are non-profit Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI’s) dedicated to support underserved small business with…

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Client Feature: Keeping Things Sharp With Blade Craft Barber Academy

By Sarah Parvaresh, Communications and Operations Intern Nestled in the Deep Ellum district of Dallas is one of the only barber schools that goes beyond teaching its students the basic skills of cutting and shaving but also teaches the importance of excellent customer service. The Blade Craft Barber Academy was founded by…

By Sarah Parvaresh, Communications and Operations Intern Nestled in the Deep Ellum district of Dallas is one of the only barber schools that goes beyond teaching its students the basic skills of cutting and shaving but also teaches the importance of excellent customer service. The Blade Craft Barber Academy was founded by…

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From Trash to Treasure: Ecology Action Brings Local Ecosystem Back to Life

by Sarah Parvaresh, Communications and Operations Intern The following feature is in conjunction with America Recycles! Day, a national day to educate people about recycling and to encourage families and businesses who do not recycle to start doing their part. Former PeopleFund client Ecology Action has expanded their definition of recycling to…

by Sarah Parvaresh, Communications and Operations Intern The following feature is in conjunction with America Recycles! Day, a national day to educate people about recycling and to encourage families and businesses who do not recycle to start doing their part. Former PeopleFund client Ecology Action has expanded their definition of recycling to…

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Client Feature: Rational Longevity Wellness Group

By Sarah Parvaresh, Development and Communications Intern Dr. Kirsten Shepard found her way to becoming a chiropractor after a car accident in college that left her in a great deal of pain. Typical pain medication made her too drowsy to pay attention in class while no medication left her in too much…

By Sarah Parvaresh, Development and Communications Intern Dr. Kirsten Shepard found her way to becoming a chiropractor after a car accident in college that left her in a great deal of pain. Typical pain medication made her too drowsy to pay attention in class while no medication left her in too much…

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PeopleFund Receives SBA Lending Award

PeopleFund was recently recognized in the San Antonio Business Journal as a Top Region 6 Lending Institution for 2015 through the U.S. Small Business Administration. This recognition is in support of our growing lending services across Texas.

PeopleFund was recently recognized in the San Antonio Business Journal as a Top Region 6 Lending Institution for 2015 through the U.S. Small Business Administration. This recognition is in support of our growing lending services across Texas.

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PeopleFund Recognized for Commitment to Diversity by Texas Diversity Council

On October 22nd, PeopleFund will receive the Corporate DiversityFIRST award from Texas Diversity Council recognizing our commitment to diversity and inclusion amongst our clients, staff, and partners. The Texas Diversity Council established the DiversityFIRST Awards Initiative to recognize and commend organizations and individuals for their support of diversity and inclusion in the…

On October 22nd, PeopleFund will receive the Corporate DiversityFIRST award from Texas Diversity Council recognizing our commitment to diversity and inclusion amongst our clients, staff, and partners. The Texas Diversity Council established the DiversityFIRST Awards Initiative to recognize and commend organizations and individuals for their support of diversity and inclusion in the…

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