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PeopleFund Director of Lending selected for Citi Leadership Program for Opportunity Finance

Rocio Vallejo is One of 48 Professionals Nationwide Chosen for Second Year of Unique Professional Development Program  Initiative Developed ‘by CDFIs for CDFIs’ to Advance Opportunity Finance Expertise Nationwide Austin TX – PeopleFund announced today that Opportunity Finance Network (OFN) and the Citi Foundation have selected Rocio Vallejo as one of 48 community development…

Rocio Vallejo is One of 48 Professionals Nationwide Chosen for Second Year of Unique Professional Development Program  Initiative Developed ‘by CDFIs for CDFIs’ to Advance Opportunity Finance Expertise Nationwide Austin TX – PeopleFund announced today that Opportunity Finance Network (OFN) and the Citi Foundation have selected Rocio Vallejo as one of 48 community development…

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Client Testimonial- “The Worm Doctor”

Monica Baietti-Schniebs is a graduate from the PeopleVET program, and recently closed a loan with PeopleFund in October. Her agricultural startup, The Worm Doctor, educates people about the benefits of worm farming and worm by-products. In this testimonial, she reflects on the excitement of starting her own business and how PeopleFund supported her…

Monica Baietti-Schniebs is a graduate from the PeopleVET program, and recently closed a loan with PeopleFund in October. Her agricultural startup, The Worm Doctor, educates people about the benefits of worm farming and worm by-products. In this testimonial, she reflects on the excitement of starting her own business and how PeopleFund supported her…

Celebrate 2014 and Welcome 2015 with PeopleFund!

  To PeopleFund Friends and Supporters: We are eager to begin 2015, our fourth year of a Five Year State Expansion Plan, and build on the momentum created last year. 2014 was transformational for PeopleFund, which would not have been possible without a remarkably talented and dedicated staff. All time record of…

  To PeopleFund Friends and Supporters: We are eager to begin 2015, our fourth year of a Five Year State Expansion Plan, and build on the momentum created last year. 2014 was transformational for PeopleFund, which would not have been possible without a remarkably talented and dedicated staff. All time record of…

Texas Veterans Commission and PeopleFund partner to launch Veteran Entrepreneur Academy

The Texas Veterans Commission is launching a new training program for budding entrepreneurs. The Veteran Entrepreneur Academy is a four-month program followed by a two-year mentorship provided by the Veterans Commission designed to provide veterans with small-business basics, the commission said Friday in a statement. The Veterans Commission is teaming with PeopleFund…

The Texas Veterans Commission is launching a new training program for budding entrepreneurs. The Veteran Entrepreneur Academy is a four-month program followed by a two-year mentorship provided by the Veterans Commission designed to provide veterans with small-business basics, the commission said Friday in a statement. The Veterans Commission is teaming with PeopleFund…

Intern Farewell – Samantha Gonzales

By Samantha Gonzales, Development & Communications Intern Coming into my first day at PeopleFund, my feelings could be described in one word: excitement. I had been around the office before, I had met most of the staff (and thought I remembered their names), and had been shown where I would be spending…

By Samantha Gonzales, Development & Communications Intern Coming into my first day at PeopleFund, my feelings could be described in one word: excitement. I had been around the office before, I had met most of the staff (and thought I remembered their names), and had been shown where I would be spending…

‘Tis the Season for Giving Thanks

Thanksgiving is a time for reflection and gratitude, a season in which we turn up our coats against the cold and turn to each other for community and holiday cheer. It can often feel hectic, crowded, and stressful as we brave the grocery aisles to put together annually anticipated recipes. Thanksgiving certainly…

Thanksgiving is a time for reflection and gratitude, a season in which we turn up our coats against the cold and turn to each other for community and holiday cheer. It can often feel hectic, crowded, and stressful as we brave the grocery aisles to put together annually anticipated recipes. Thanksgiving certainly…

Emprende ofrece a participantes la oportunidad de prepararse para un préstamo

La primera sesión del programa Emprende se llevó a cabo este mes. Emprende es un nuevo programa ofrecido por PeopleFund completamente en español que ofrece a los participantes la oportunidad de prepararse para un préstamo.  Durante las primeras cuatro horas, los participantes aprendieron sobre administración financiera, y fueron guiados al realizar su…

La primera sesión del programa Emprende se llevó a cabo este mes. Emprende es un nuevo programa ofrecido por PeopleFund completamente en español que ofrece a los participantes la oportunidad de prepararse para un préstamo.  Durante las primeras cuatro horas, los participantes aprendieron sobre administración financiera, y fueron guiados al realizar su…

Client Feature – American Forensics

By Miku Sakamoto, Development and Communications Coordinator  David Leavitt was working as a chief operating officer for a group of doctors in Plano back in 2009. His wife, Dr. Amy C. Gruszecki, was a medical examiner for Dallas County and found her job growing stale. David realized that he no longer wanted…

By Miku Sakamoto, Development and Communications Coordinator  David Leavitt was working as a chief operating officer for a group of doctors in Plano back in 2009. His wife, Dr. Amy C. Gruszecki, was a medical examiner for Dallas County and found her job growing stale. David realized that he no longer wanted…

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