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DreamSpring Announced as New Name for Regional, High-Impact Non-Profit

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Brinn Pfeiffer, Accion Media and Communications Manager Direct: 720.498.3828, Main: 800.508.7624 DreamSpring Announced as New Name for Regional, High-Impact Non-Profit Accion Serving Arizona, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico and Texas will become DreamSpring SM. Albuquerque, NM (June 17, 2019) – A name change from Accion to DreamSpring SM is in the works…

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Brinn Pfeiffer, Accion Media and Communications Manager Direct: 720.498.3828, Main: 800.508.7624 DreamSpring Announced as New Name for Regional, High-Impact Non-Profit Accion Serving Arizona, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico and Texas will become DreamSpring SM. Albuquerque, NM (June 17, 2019) – A name change from Accion to DreamSpring SM is in the works…

Opportunity Finance Network Highlights Chicks With Class

Margo Jordan-Baines of Chicks With Class Shares Her Story With Opportunity Finance Network Read the feature below or on Opportunity Finance Network’s website:  Recognizing the need for empowerment programs in her Houston, Texas, community, U.S. Army veteran Margo Jordan-Baines started Chicks With Class in 2013. With a mission to blossom girls and boys into young adults who will help shape…

Margo Jordan-Baines of Chicks With Class Shares Her Story With Opportunity Finance Network Read the feature below or on Opportunity Finance Network’s website:  Recognizing the need for empowerment programs in her Houston, Texas, community, U.S. Army veteran Margo Jordan-Baines started Chicks With Class in 2013. With a mission to blossom girls and boys into young adults who will help shape…

PeopleFund Awarded $25 million in New Markets Tax Credit Allocation

PeopleFund Awarded $25 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 May 23rd, PeopleFund was awarded a $25 million New Market Tax Credit (NMTC) allocation to support community development in low income areas throughout…

PeopleFund Awarded $25 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 May 23rd, PeopleFund was awarded a $25 million New Market Tax Credit (NMTC) allocation to support community development in low income areas throughout…

Carolyn Phillips of Alchemy Pops Selected For Tory Burch’s Fellows Program

Our client, Carolyn Phillips of Alchemy Pops, has been selected to be a 2019 Tory Burch Fellow! The Tory Burch Foundation today announced the 50 early-stage women entrepreneurs selected for the fourth-annual Tory Burch Foundation Fellows Program. Responding to incredible demand and thousands of applications annually, the flagship program expanded this year…

Our client, Carolyn Phillips of Alchemy Pops, has been selected to be a 2019 Tory Burch Fellow! The Tory Burch Foundation today announced the 50 early-stage women entrepreneurs selected for the fourth-annual Tory Burch Foundation Fellows Program. Responding to incredible demand and thousands of applications annually, the flagship program expanded this year…

PeopleFund & Certified Development Corporation of the Southwest Announce Merger

Merger will consolidate SBA 504 Lending under PeopleFund Austin, Texas – Both the Small Business Administration (SBA) and the State of Texas have approved the merger of PeopleFund and Certified Development Corporation of the Southwest (CDCSW). Under the terms of the merger PeopleFund will be the successor organization, effective June 1, 2019….

Merger will consolidate SBA 504 Lending under PeopleFund Austin, Texas – Both the Small Business Administration (SBA) and the State of Texas have approved the merger of PeopleFund and Certified Development Corporation of the Southwest (CDCSW). Under the terms of the merger PeopleFund will be the successor organization, effective June 1, 2019….

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…