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Joyce McDonald is Tingari-Silverton Foundation’s 2013 Social Entrepreneur of the Year

PeopleFund is pleased to announce Joyce McDonald, Founder and Executive Director of Frameworks Community Development Corporation Inc., has been selected as the Tingari-Silverton Foundation Social Entrepreneur of the Year for 2013!  Joyce was presented with the Award at the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Gala on Wednesday, June 5, 2013 at…

PeopleFund is pleased to announce Joyce McDonald, Founder and Executive Director of Frameworks Community Development Corporation Inc., has been selected as the Tingari-Silverton Foundation Social Entrepreneur of the Year for 2013!  Joyce was presented with the Award at the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Gala on Wednesday, June 5, 2013 at…

What Sets PeopleFund Apart from other Nonprofits

Article by Jadeline Cao, Development & Communications Intern As an individual deeply concerned with social justice and economic equality, I am anticipating a long career in the nonprofit and public sector, where compassion and integrity supersede the drive for higher profit margins and increased production. During my last semester of college, I…

Article by Jadeline Cao, Development & Communications Intern As an individual deeply concerned with social justice and economic equality, I am anticipating a long career in the nonprofit and public sector, where compassion and integrity supersede the drive for higher profit margins and increased production. During my last semester of college, I…

PeopleFund Receives Meadows Foundation Support

 Nonprofit partners with Meadows Foundation to support Veteran Business Owners  Dallas, Texas – PeopleFund, a nonprofit Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI), announced the receipt of $66,500 grant from the Dallas-based Meadows Foundation for direct support of Texas veterans who chose self-employment to support themselves and their families. PeopleFund’s mission is to provide…

 Nonprofit partners with Meadows Foundation to support Veteran Business Owners  Dallas, Texas – PeopleFund, a nonprofit Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI), announced the receipt of $66,500 grant from the Dallas-based Meadows Foundation for direct support of Texas veterans who chose self-employment to support themselves and their families. PeopleFund’s mission is to provide…

Hammons Family Dental | May Featured Client

Article by Kat Pratt PeopleFund is proud to present Hammons Family Dental as our May Featured Client. Dr. Travis Hammons was on a military scholarship while at dental school. During this time he was in the reserves and became active duty upon graduation. In his service as a military dentist he took…

Article by Kat Pratt PeopleFund is proud to present Hammons Family Dental as our May Featured Client. Dr. Travis Hammons was on a military scholarship while at dental school. During this time he was in the reserves and became active duty upon graduation. In his service as a military dentist he took…

PeopleTalk with Tim League of the Alamo Drafthouse

Article by Kat Pratt On April 18, 2013 PeopleFund had its annual PeopleTalk event featuring Alamo Drafthouse’s founder & CEO Tim League. It was a luncheon event at the Alamo Cinema Village with food from the Alamo kitchens. The event began with a presentation by Texas Certified Development Company who generously donated…

Article by Kat Pratt On April 18, 2013 PeopleFund had its annual PeopleTalk event featuring Alamo Drafthouse’s founder & CEO Tim League. It was a luncheon event at the Alamo Cinema Village with food from the Alamo kitchens. The event began with a presentation by Texas Certified Development Company who generously donated…

TxCDC Awards Grant to PeopleFund

Grant supports technology enhancements for PeopleFund client training and education Austin, Texas – Texas Certified Development Company (TxCDC), a proven leader in Small Business Administration 504 lending and New Markets Tax Credits allocations, awarded a grant to PeopleFund to create the TxCDC Technology Lab, a designated space designed to assist individuals who are interested…

Grant supports technology enhancements for PeopleFund client training and education Austin, Texas – Texas Certified Development Company (TxCDC), a proven leader in Small Business Administration 504 lending and New Markets Tax Credits allocations, awarded a grant to PeopleFund to create the TxCDC Technology Lab, a designated space designed to assist individuals who are interested…

From the Intern’s Desk – Desde el Escritorio del Interno

Article by Patricia Colomo Baray PeopleFund program and services I have always been very interested in learning how a nonprofit organization works, so what better way to learn this than volunteering for PeopleFund. PeopleFund is a nonprofit organization that creates an economic opportunity for entrepreneurs in the community to achieve their dreams…

Article by Patricia Colomo Baray PeopleFund program and services I have always been very interested in learning how a nonprofit organization works, so what better way to learn this than volunteering for PeopleFund. PeopleFund is a nonprofit organization that creates an economic opportunity for entrepreneurs in the community to achieve their dreams…

Blooming Pregnancy Spa – April Featured Client

Article by Kat Pratt Blooming Pregnancy Spa & Imaging Center is a full service spa that provides a wide variety of caring services to women through the various stages of becoming mothers. Patti Justice opened her business in 2010 after she’d already been a massage therapist for years and now has eleven…

Article by Kat Pratt Blooming Pregnancy Spa & Imaging Center is a full service spa that provides a wide variety of caring services to women through the various stages of becoming mothers. Patti Justice opened her business in 2010 after she’d already been a massage therapist for years and now has eleven…

Women Veteran Entrepreneur Corps is having a Pitch Party for Women Veterans at PeopleFund!

Are you a woman veteran interested in growing your business? Wondering what WVEC can do for your entrepreneurial dreams? Develop and polish your own two minute business pitch with professional business coaches. Find out about competing with your business pitch nationally to win big prizes! RSVP today to find out about exciting…

Are you a woman veteran interested in growing your business? Wondering what WVEC can do for your entrepreneurial dreams? Develop and polish your own two minute business pitch with professional business coaches. Find out about competing with your business pitch nationally to win big prizes! RSVP today to find out about exciting…

Grand Opening for Rosewood Community Market PeopleFund’s March Featured Client

Article by: Kat Pratt Rosewood Community Market’s grand opening was Wednesday March 6, and PeopleFund was there to celebrate! The market is located at the corner of Chicon and Rosewood in the heart of Austin’s Eastside. The day began with breakfast specials and throughout the day Rosewood Community Market treated its customers…

Article by: Kat Pratt Rosewood Community Market’s grand opening was Wednesday March 6, and PeopleFund was there to celebrate! The market is located at the corner of Chicon and Rosewood in the heart of Austin’s Eastside. The day began with breakfast specials and throughout the day Rosewood Community Market treated its customers…