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Bank of America Recognizes PeopleFund as 2016 Neighborhood Builder

Bloom Lab for Entrepreneurs and Small Business Loans from PeopleFund Expand with Bank of America Grant Support comes as part of Bank of America’s Neighborhood Builders® program, which empowers high performing nonprofits to address pressing community challenges AUSTIN, Texas – Bank of America has announced PeopleFund as a 2016 Neighborhood Builder. The…

Bloom Lab for Entrepreneurs and Small Business Loans from PeopleFund Expand with Bank of America Grant Support comes as part of Bank of America’s Neighborhood Builders® program, which empowers high performing nonprofits to address pressing community challenges AUSTIN, Texas – Bank of America has announced PeopleFund as a 2016 Neighborhood Builder. The…

PeopleFund Client Feature: Taylor Insect Repellent Products

By Noelle Darilek PeopleFund client, Abe Taylor, first noticed a need for his product while sitting in his mother’s backyard on a hot summer day. While trying to enjoy a cold drink, Abe was surrounded by mosquitoes, gnats and files. Though he initially tried to search for a solution at a local…

By Noelle Darilek PeopleFund client, Abe Taylor, first noticed a need for his product while sitting in his mother’s backyard on a hot summer day. While trying to enjoy a cold drink, Abe was surrounded by mosquitoes, gnats and files. Though he initially tried to search for a solution at a local…

PeopleFund and MUFG Union Bank Announce Women’s Business Assistance Center

New Facility Provides Technical Assistance to DFW Women Business Owners Dallas – On November 1st, PeopleFund and MUFG Union Bank, N.A., hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony to commemorate the opening of a Women’s Business Assistance Center to serve the greater Dallas Fort Worth community. PeopleFund, a nonprofit microlender and business education provider,…

New Facility Provides Technical Assistance to DFW Women Business Owners Dallas – On November 1st, PeopleFund and MUFG Union Bank, N.A., hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony to commemorate the opening of a Women’s Business Assistance Center to serve the greater Dallas Fort Worth community. PeopleFund, a nonprofit microlender and business education provider,…

Meet the Awardees: PeopleFund East Night 2016

By Noelle Darilek PeopleFund held their 22nd annual East Night event last Thursday for PeopleFund clients, staff, partners, volunteers and donors. The event was a huge success, both in terms of fundraising and fun-having. Guest had fun testing their luck at various casino-themed games, delighting in food catered by various PeopleFund clients,…

By Noelle Darilek PeopleFund held their 22nd annual East Night event last Thursday for PeopleFund clients, staff, partners, volunteers and donors. The event was a huge success, both in terms of fundraising and fun-having. Guest had fun testing their luck at various casino-themed games, delighting in food catered by various PeopleFund clients,…

PeopleFund Client Liza Beth Jewelry Honors Loan Officer’s Memory with Custom Jewelry Donation

Fine jewelry designer and PeopleFund client Liza Beth Soklove was saddened when she learned that PeopleFund’s beloved Austin loan officer Beatriz Pappas passed away over Memorial Day weekend. Beatriz had given Liza the capital and confidence she needed to take on the challenge of turning her artistry into a thriving business, and…

Fine jewelry designer and PeopleFund client Liza Beth Soklove was saddened when she learned that PeopleFund’s beloved Austin loan officer Beatriz Pappas passed away over Memorial Day weekend. Beatriz had given Liza the capital and confidence she needed to take on the challenge of turning her artistry into a thriving business, and…

PeopleFund and MUFG Union Bank Announce Women’s Business Assistance Center

For Immediate Release October 5, 2016 Contact: Amber Cooney | Director of Communications & Development Phone: 512-222-1006 | [email protected]   PeopleFund and  MUFG Union Bank Announce Women’s Business Assistance Center New Facility Provides Technical Assistance to DFW Women Business Owners Dallas – On November 1st, PeopleFund and MUFG Union Bank, N.A., will host…

For Immediate Release October 5, 2016 Contact: Amber Cooney | Director of Communications & Development Phone: 512-222-1006 | [email protected]   PeopleFund and  MUFG Union Bank Announce Women’s Business Assistance Center New Facility Provides Technical Assistance to DFW Women Business Owners Dallas – On November 1st, PeopleFund and MUFG Union Bank, N.A., will host…

PeopleFund Client CocoAndre Invited To White House Summit

By Noelle Darilek PeopleFund client CocoAndre has been invited to participate in the Fulfilling America’s Future: Latinas in the U.S. summit at the White House this October. CocoAndre is a mother-daughter chocolatier shop based in Dallas, TX. Mother Andrea Pedraza has been working to perfect her craft for the past 30 years…

By Noelle Darilek PeopleFund client CocoAndre has been invited to participate in the Fulfilling America’s Future: Latinas in the U.S. summit at the White House this October. CocoAndre is a mother-daughter chocolatier shop based in Dallas, TX. Mother Andrea Pedraza has been working to perfect her craft for the past 30 years…

PeopleFund Receives SBA Prime Grant for Technical Assistance Programs

SBA Awards $5 Million in PRIME Grants SBA funds PeopleFund with $75,000 to Finance Training & Technical Assistance to Disadvantaged Entrepreneurs WASHINGTON – Thirty-seven community-based organizations across the United States that provide assistance to disadvantaged entrepreneurs are set to receive $5 million in grants from the U.S. Small Business Administration’s (SBA) Program…

SBA Awards $5 Million in PRIME Grants SBA funds PeopleFund with $75,000 to Finance Training & Technical Assistance to Disadvantaged Entrepreneurs WASHINGTON – Thirty-seven community-based organizations across the United States that provide assistance to disadvantaged entrepreneurs are set to receive $5 million in grants from the U.S. Small Business Administration’s (SBA) Program…

PeopleFund’s Jadeline Cao Selected for 2016 Leadership Austin Emerge Program

By Noelle Darilek PeopleFund staff member Jadeline Cao has been selected for Leadership Austin as part of their 2016 Emerge Program. Leadership Austin is a local nonprofit that strives to provide leadership training for those in the Austin area. The company helps those in the community to develop leadership skills, learn about…

By Noelle Darilek PeopleFund staff member Jadeline Cao has been selected for Leadership Austin as part of their 2016 Emerge Program. Leadership Austin is a local nonprofit that strives to provide leadership training for those in the Austin area. The company helps those in the community to develop leadership skills, learn about…

PeopleFund Client Feature: WhotNot LLC

By Noelle Darilek PeopleFund client, WhotNot , continues to achieve success with their WindowKitty product. The product is a half-shaped dome, open on both ends with flat bottom that cat lovers can easily place onto any windowsill below the blinds to have a place for their cats to relax or play and…

By Noelle Darilek PeopleFund client, WhotNot , continues to achieve success with their WindowKitty product. The product is a half-shaped dome, open on both ends with flat bottom that cat lovers can easily place onto any windowsill below the blinds to have a place for their cats to relax or play and…