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Why We’re Doing This

We’re throwing a party! That’s right–we’re getting in on the unofficial SXSW action this year by throwing a party at our place.

We’re throwing a party! That’s right–we’re getting in on the unofficial SXSW action this year by throwing a party at our place.

At home with John Paul and Eloise DeJoria

Excellent article in Austin Fit Magazine about our upcoming PeopleTalk guest speaker John Paul DeJoria, on his lifelong commitment to service and philanthropy. Read the article here.

Excellent article in Austin Fit Magazine about our upcoming PeopleTalk guest speaker John Paul DeJoria, on his lifelong commitment to service and philanthropy. Read the article here.

PeopleFund to apply for Create Jobs for USA initiative with Starbucks and OFN

As an active member of the Opportunity Finance Network (OFN), PeopleFund has been invited to apply to participate in the new Create Jobs of USA initiative that launched at Starbucks locations nationwide on 11/1/2011. Donations made at Starbucks locations or online will be pooled and distributed by OFN to localized CDFIs nationwide…

As an active member of the Opportunity Finance Network (OFN), PeopleFund has been invited to apply to participate in the new Create Jobs of USA initiative that launched at Starbucks locations nationwide on 11/1/2011. Donations made at Starbucks locations or online will be pooled and distributed by OFN to localized CDFIs nationwide…

East Austin Studio Tour coming up

E.A.S.T. [East Austin Studio Tour] is coming up, November 12th – 20th. Many spaces in East Austin will be transformed into venues for Austin artists to display their works and talents. One of those spaces will be PeopleFund client, Austin Lumber Company. See the flier below for more details on when and where…

E.A.S.T. [East Austin Studio Tour] is coming up, November 12th – 20th. Many spaces in East Austin will be transformed into venues for Austin artists to display their works and talents. One of those spaces will be PeopleFund client, Austin Lumber Company. See the flier below for more details on when and where…

Austin Habitat to manage PeopleTrust, rename program

Austin Habitat for Humanity will take over management of PeopleFund’s PeopleTrust program. The board of directors of PeopleFund and Austin Habitat for Humanity have unanimously agreed to transfer the operations of PeopleTrust, and are renaming it Austin Habitat Trust. Read the full story on ABJ website  

Austin Habitat for Humanity will take over management of PeopleFund’s PeopleTrust program. The board of directors of PeopleFund and Austin Habitat for Humanity have unanimously agreed to transfer the operations of PeopleTrust, and are renaming it Austin Habitat Trust. Read the full story on ABJ website  

East Night 2011 featured on Austin 360’s Out and About

PeopleFund is pleased to have wrapped up another fine event season by hosting its annual East Night celebration as well as its Economic Summit – Growing Complete Communities. Check out details on East Night by going to the Out and About section of Austin 360 blogs.

PeopleFund is pleased to have wrapped up another fine event season by hosting its annual East Night celebration as well as its Economic Summit – Growing Complete Communities. Check out details on East Night by going to the Out and About section of Austin 360 blogs.

PeopleFund participant in Goldman Sachs “10,000 Small Businesses Initiative”

Opportunity Finance Network (OFN), the nation’s leading network of community development financial institutions (CDFIs), and The Goldman Sachs Group Inc.’s 10,000 Small Businesses Initiative announced that PeopleFund is one of the 21 distinguished participants of the 10,000 Small Businesses CDFI Growth Collaborative. PeopleFund was selected from a pool of more than 50 applicants…

Opportunity Finance Network (OFN), the nation’s leading network of community development financial institutions (CDFIs), and The Goldman Sachs Group Inc.’s 10,000 Small Businesses Initiative announced that PeopleFund is one of the 21 distinguished participants of the 10,000 Small Businesses CDFI Growth Collaborative. PeopleFund was selected from a pool of more than 50 applicants…