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PeopleFund announces Partnership with Interfaith Ministries

Houston, Texas –  PeopleFund, a community development financial institution and local nonprofit, announces a  $3.9 million in New Markets Tax Credit allocation to support the expansion of Meals on Wheels of Greater Houston as part of a $12 million project that will rehabilitate Interfaith’s existing facility.  It will also support construction of…

Houston, Texas –  PeopleFund, a community development financial institution and local nonprofit, announces a  $3.9 million in New Markets Tax Credit allocation to support the expansion of Meals on Wheels of Greater Houston as part of a $12 million project that will rehabilitate Interfaith’s existing facility.  It will also support construction of…

Free Document Shredding and Cell Phone Recycling!

            ClearPoint Credit Counseling Solutions is offering free: On the spot document shredding (up to 3 boxes) Computer, electronics and cell phone recycling* Take-home prevention tips and resources *No appliances larger than a microwave   Saturday, October 5th 10 AM – 1 PM BB&T Bank 6929 Airport…

            ClearPoint Credit Counseling Solutions is offering free: On the spot document shredding (up to 3 boxes) Computer, electronics and cell phone recycling* Take-home prevention tips and resources *No appliances larger than a microwave   Saturday, October 5th 10 AM – 1 PM BB&T Bank 6929 Airport…

Client Feature | Madson’s HaulinGO by Irene Kwon

Article by Irene Kwon Development and Communications Intern Servicing the State of Texas and beyond from their headquarters in Arlington since 2012, Madson’s HaulinGO LLC is a full-service trucking company known for its high-quality service and customer satisfaction. Kurt D. Madson had decided a while back to start looking into everything he…

Article by Irene Kwon Development and Communications Intern Servicing the State of Texas and beyond from their headquarters in Arlington since 2012, Madson’s HaulinGO LLC is a full-service trucking company known for its high-quality service and customer satisfaction. Kurt D. Madson had decided a while back to start looking into everything he…

Client Feature | Mooshu Trainers by Irene Kwon

Article by Irene Kwon Development and Communications Intern In 2002, Debra J. Bishop welcomed her beautiful daughter Madison into the world. Unfortunately, Madison was blessed with Debra’s feet and there was nothing that seemed to fit her at the time. Inspired by the lack of shoes available for her daughter and a…

Article by Irene Kwon Development and Communications Intern In 2002, Debra J. Bishop welcomed her beautiful daughter Madison into the world. Unfortunately, Madison was blessed with Debra’s feet and there was nothing that seemed to fit her at the time. Inspired by the lack of shoes available for her daughter and a…

PeopleFund CEO recognized at 2013 Austin Chamber Awards

The Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce recognized PeopleFund President and CEO, Gary Lindner, as the winner of the AT&T Executive Leadership Award in the Small Business Division at the 2013 Greater Austin Business Awards on September 4. After receiving the award, Gary commented, “I accepted this award on behalf of our immensely…

The Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce recognized PeopleFund President and CEO, Gary Lindner, as the winner of the AT&T Executive Leadership Award in the Small Business Division at the 2013 Greater Austin Business Awards on September 4. After receiving the award, Gary commented, “I accepted this award on behalf of our immensely…

Client Feature | Bennu Coffee by Irene Kwon

Article by Irene Kwon Development and Communications Intern PeopleFund is proud to present Bennu as our August Featured Client. In 2009, Austin welcomed a new addition to the coffee shop scene that was here to stay. Located close to the UT campus in south east Austin, Bennu is a cozy 24-hour coffee…

Article by Irene Kwon Development and Communications Intern PeopleFund is proud to present Bennu as our August Featured Client. In 2009, Austin welcomed a new addition to the coffee shop scene that was here to stay. Located close to the UT campus in south east Austin, Bennu is a cozy 24-hour coffee…

PeopleFund is proud to announce the launch of a new online loan application system

By Lulu Molina, Development & Communications Intern For those of you seeking PeopleFund loans, we have some very exciting news. We’re happy to announce that this week marks the launch of our first-ever online loan application system! We believe that with this new platform, our loan request process will be faster, easier,…

By Lulu Molina, Development & Communications Intern For those of you seeking PeopleFund loans, we have some very exciting news. We’re happy to announce that this week marks the launch of our first-ever online loan application system! We believe that with this new platform, our loan request process will be faster, easier,…

Deal Day helps you find your lending match – Join PeopleFund

Post by Irene Kwon, Development & Communications Intern Want to know how to get funding for your small business? Confused by all the banker lingo? Meeting lenders and understanding their requirements is a challenging first for many small businesses. The Dallas Small Business Development Center in partnership with the Small Business Administration…

Post by Irene Kwon, Development & Communications Intern Want to know how to get funding for your small business? Confused by all the banker lingo? Meeting lenders and understanding their requirements is a challenging first for many small businesses. The Dallas Small Business Development Center in partnership with the Small Business Administration…

“Taking Off” by Kenneth Dang

PeopleFund Education & Training Intern Kenneth Dang shares his experience working with the Junior Entrepreneurship Track this summer. Where did it start? Every story, no matter how amazing the climax or resolution may come to be, needs someplace to start. Every fairy tale needs a “once upon a time”, every romance needs…

PeopleFund Education & Training Intern Kenneth Dang shares his experience working with the Junior Entrepreneurship Track this summer. Where did it start? Every story, no matter how amazing the climax or resolution may come to be, needs someplace to start. Every fairy tale needs a “once upon a time”, every romance needs…

PeopleFund Announces Kaneisha Grayson as Program Facilitator

Entrepreneur and Author to Moderate Summer Youth Entrepreneurship Program  Austin, Texas –  PeopleFund, a community development financial institution and local nonprofit will begin its Junior Entrepreneurship Track (JET) program on June 17th. Kaneisha Grayson will serve as facilitator for the six week youth development curriculum addresses a wide variety of topics: diversity,…

Entrepreneur and Author to Moderate Summer Youth Entrepreneurship Program  Austin, Texas –  PeopleFund, a community development financial institution and local nonprofit will begin its Junior Entrepreneurship Track (JET) program on June 17th. Kaneisha Grayson will serve as facilitator for the six week youth development curriculum addresses a wide variety of topics: diversity,…