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Client Highlight: Hill Country Med Waste

Special Ed teacher by day, entrepreneur by night- Hillary Burris is redefining what it means to think outside the box. After moving to Kyle from California, Hillary quickly saw a massive gap in the market when it comes to medical waste. Inspired to keep it local, she founded Hill Country Med Waste…

Special Ed teacher by day, entrepreneur by night- Hillary Burris is redefining what it means to think outside the box. After moving to Kyle from California, Hillary quickly saw a massive gap in the market when it comes to medical waste. Inspired to keep it local, she founded Hill Country Med Waste…

PeopleFund Staff Accountant, Jackie Ramos Chosen For National Fellowship Program

The National Association for Latino Community Asset Builders (NALCAB) recently  announced that Jackie Ramos has been named a 2019 NALCAB Pete Garcia Community Economic Development fellow. Jackie currently serves as our Staff Accountant at PeopleFund. The Pete Garcia Community Economic Development Fellowship is a nine-month leadership training program for Latino leaders from around the country….

The National Association for Latino Community Asset Builders (NALCAB) recently  announced that Jackie Ramos has been named a 2019 NALCAB Pete Garcia Community Economic Development fellow. Jackie currently serves as our Staff Accountant at PeopleFund. The Pete Garcia Community Economic Development Fellowship is a nine-month leadership training program for Latino leaders from around the country….

PeopleFund Achieves GuideStar 2018 Gold Seal of Transparency

PeopleFund was recently recognized for our transparency with a 2018 Gold Seal on our GuideStar Nonprofit Profile!   GuideStar is the world’s largest source of information on nonprofit organizations. More than 8 million visitors per year and a network of 200+ partners use GuideStar data to grow support for nonprofits. In order…

PeopleFund was recently recognized for our transparency with a 2018 Gold Seal on our GuideStar Nonprofit Profile!   GuideStar is the world’s largest source of information on nonprofit organizations. More than 8 million visitors per year and a network of 200+ partners use GuideStar data to grow support for nonprofits. In order…

PeopleFund President & CEO Announces Resignation

Gary Lindner planned departure August 2019 In January, Gary Lindner submitted a letter of resignation to Board Chair, Yolanda Davila, with an intended departure date of August 2, 2019, which coincides with his nine year anniversary at the helm of PeopleFund. In 2010, Gary Lindner was recruited to be PeopleFund President &…

Gary Lindner planned departure August 2019 In January, Gary Lindner submitted a letter of resignation to Board Chair, Yolanda Davila, with an intended departure date of August 2, 2019, which coincides with his nine year anniversary at the helm of PeopleFund. In 2010, Gary Lindner was recruited to be PeopleFund President &…

Tory Burch Foundation Opens Applications for Fellows Program

Would you like to receive a $5,000 grant, year-long fellowship and a trip to the Tory Burch Offices?   The Tory Burch Foundation opened up applications for The Fellows Program. The program provides the community of support women entrepreneurs need to connect, learn, and grow their business. Through this program, 50 female entrepreneurs…

Would you like to receive a $5,000 grant, year-long fellowship and a trip to the Tory Burch Offices?   The Tory Burch Foundation opened up applications for The Fellows Program. The program provides the community of support women entrepreneurs need to connect, learn, and grow their business. Through this program, 50 female entrepreneurs…

PeopleFund Featured on KVUE to Discuss Veteran Entrepreneurship

PeopleFund was featured on KVUE to discuss veteran entrepreneurship with our client Pizza Delight in Round Rock. Studies show that fewer and fewer veterans are starting their own businesses. Despite potential challenges, Edward Youmans was able to turn a struggling business into one of the best pizza places in town. Growing up in…

PeopleFund was featured on KVUE to discuss veteran entrepreneurship with our client Pizza Delight in Round Rock. Studies show that fewer and fewer veterans are starting their own businesses. Despite potential challenges, Edward Youmans was able to turn a struggling business into one of the best pizza places in town. Growing up in…

Collateral Damage: The Impact of the Government Shutdown on Small Businesses

By Meghan C. Rauker The ongoing partial government shutdown has now entered its 27th day, the longest lasting government shutdown in United States history. An estimated 800,000 federal workers have been affected by the lapse in funding—either by having to work without pay while it lasts or by being furloughed. JP Morgan…

By Meghan C. Rauker The ongoing partial government shutdown has now entered its 27th day, the longest lasting government shutdown in United States history. An estimated 800,000 federal workers have been affected by the lapse in funding—either by having to work without pay while it lasts or by being furloughed. JP Morgan…

Emergency Short-Term Loans Available to Nonprofits and Social Agencies Impacted by Federal Shutdown

According to the New York Times, the government shutdown has affected about 800,000 federal employees. Due to the extended period of the shutdown, nonprofit and social service organizations in need of emergency bridge loans are eligible for up to $50,000 in low interest capital from PeopleFund. PeopleFund emergency loans are designed to…

According to the New York Times, the government shutdown has affected about 800,000 federal employees. Due to the extended period of the shutdown, nonprofit and social service organizations in need of emergency bridge loans are eligible for up to $50,000 in low interest capital from PeopleFund. PeopleFund emergency loans are designed to…

Eight Months Journey at PeopleFund

By Yoona Kim Finishing off the 8 months at PeopleFund, my whole internship would be summed up as “the time I’ve learned about the small business of the United States”. When I first decided to work at the PeopleFund, I only had a vague idea about what I was going to do…

By Yoona Kim Finishing off the 8 months at PeopleFund, my whole internship would be summed up as “the time I’ve learned about the small business of the United States”. When I first decided to work at the PeopleFund, I only had a vague idea about what I was going to do…

CDFI Collaborative Expands Nationally to Advance Access to Capital for Veterans

MEDIA ADVISORY CDFI Collaborative Expands Nationally to Advance Access to Capital for Veterans Veteran LLC provides Leadership, Learning, and Capital to Veteran Entrepreneurs throughout U.S. Austin, TX – Veteran LLC has expanded to include five additional members: Wisconsin Women’s Business Initiative Corporation in Wisconsin, Black Business Investment Fund in Florida, Access to…

MEDIA ADVISORY CDFI Collaborative Expands Nationally to Advance Access to Capital for Veterans Veteran LLC provides Leadership, Learning, and Capital to Veteran Entrepreneurs throughout U.S. Austin, TX – Veteran LLC has expanded to include five additional members: Wisconsin Women’s Business Initiative Corporation in Wisconsin, Black Business Investment Fund in Florida, Access to…