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PeopleFund & Generations Federal Credit Union Announce Partnership

San Antonio based credit union provides innovative investment in economic development nonprofit Austin – On March 4th, Generations Federal Credit Union (GFCU) announced a financial investment in PeopleFund, a nonprofit community development financial institution. The investment is a five year term loan with a low fixed interest rate. PeopleFund will use the…

San Antonio based credit union provides innovative investment in economic development nonprofit Austin – On March 4th, Generations Federal Credit Union (GFCU) announced a financial investment in PeopleFund, a nonprofit community development financial institution. The investment is a five year term loan with a low fixed interest rate. PeopleFund will use the…

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Client Feature – Bneevige Renovations

Feature by Madeline Struve, Communications and Operations Intern Jose Reyes has always enjoyed carpentry and construction. As a technician in the Navy, he expanded and mastered his trade,  and after his service Jose put his skills to work doing small house projects for friends and family to make ends meet and go…

Feature by Madeline Struve, Communications and Operations Intern Jose Reyes has always enjoyed carpentry and construction. As a technician in the Navy, he expanded and mastered his trade,  and after his service Jose put his skills to work doing small house projects for friends and family to make ends meet and go…

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Client Feature – Aligned Family Chiropractic

Feature by Madeline Struve, Communications and Operations Intern Perseverance, heart, and strong will paved the road to the establishment of Aligned Family Chiropractic. Dr. Kim Nguyen had a vision of how she wanted to care for and educate families at a place where her patients could become like family. In order to…

Feature by Madeline Struve, Communications and Operations Intern Perseverance, heart, and strong will paved the road to the establishment of Aligned Family Chiropractic. Dr. Kim Nguyen had a vision of how she wanted to care for and educate families at a place where her patients could become like family. In order to…

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PeopleFund & Easter Seals of Central Texas Announce Partnership

PeopleFund & Easter Seals of Central Texas Announce Partnership Two local Nonprofits Combine Efforts to Create Opportunity for Disabled Entrepreneurs Austin – On March 2nd, Easter Seals Central Texas and PeopleFund announced a partnership to provide business education and access to capital for entrepreneurs or small business owners with disabilities. Together, the…

PeopleFund & Easter Seals of Central Texas Announce Partnership Two local Nonprofits Combine Efforts to Create Opportunity for Disabled Entrepreneurs Austin – On March 2nd, Easter Seals Central Texas and PeopleFund announced a partnership to provide business education and access to capital for entrepreneurs or small business owners with disabilities. Together, the…

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PeopleFund Moves Forward in Impact Austin 2016 Grant Cycle

122 Impact Austin Grant Review Committee members have been busy the past few weeks reading, researching and analyzing the over 90 Letters of Inquiry (LOIs) received this year in these four areas. Impact Austin has invited the following 23 organizations to submit full grant applications in the Culture, Education, Environment and Family…

122 Impact Austin Grant Review Committee members have been busy the past few weeks reading, researching and analyzing the over 90 Letters of Inquiry (LOIs) received this year in these four areas. Impact Austin has invited the following 23 organizations to submit full grant applications in the Culture, Education, Environment and Family…

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Intern Welcome – Hunter Chitwood

My name is Hunter Chitwood and I am the operations and engagement intern at PeopleFund for the spring of 2016. I’m currently completing my final semester as a Corporate Communications major at The University of Texas at Austin with a Business Foundations Certification, as well. Throughout my college career I’ve had the…

My name is Hunter Chitwood and I am the operations and engagement intern at PeopleFund for the spring of 2016. I’m currently completing my final semester as a Corporate Communications major at The University of Texas at Austin with a Business Foundations Certification, as well. Throughout my college career I’ve had the…

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Intern Welcome – Madeline Struve

My name is Madeline Struve and I am a Communications and Operations Intern at PeopleFund for the Spring of 2016. I am currently in my final semester at the University of Texas at Austin and will be graduating in May of 2016 with a major in Marketing. For the past year, I…

My name is Madeline Struve and I am a Communications and Operations Intern at PeopleFund for the Spring of 2016. I am currently in my final semester at the University of Texas at Austin and will be graduating in May of 2016 with a major in Marketing. For the past year, I…

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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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