Category: Announcements

PeopleFund and Capital One Bank Team to Provide Financing for the New Accion Texas Corporate Campus

Construction on New Corporate Facilities to Begin This Year Austin, Texas – Accion Texas will soon begin construction on its new corporate campus in San Antonio at 2015 W. Martin Street.  The new campus consists of four buildings. The centerpiece is a 13,100-square-foot headquarters complemented by a 1,897-square-foot business incubator center, a…

Construction on New Corporate Facilities to Begin This Year Austin, Texas – Accion Texas will soon begin construction on its new corporate campus in San Antonio at 2015 W. Martin Street.  The new campus consists of four buildings. The centerpiece is a 13,100-square-foot headquarters complemented by a 1,897-square-foot business incubator center, a…

Help BIAO Skincare win a $250K grant from Chase!

    Help them celebrate their 1 year anniversary with a vote! Vote for Biao Skincare in the small business grant contest with Chase Bank.  All they need is for you to vote for them and then tell 5 of your friends to vote as well – if they get 250 votes…

    Help them celebrate their 1 year anniversary with a vote! Vote for Biao Skincare in the small business grant contest with Chase Bank.  All they need is for you to vote for them and then tell 5 of your friends to vote as well – if they get 250 votes…

Pitch Party

Are you a female business owner with military connections, whether service member, spouse, or brat? Would you like the opportunity to sharpen your business presentation, meet fellow veteran entrepreneurs, and grow your overall professional network? If so, then join us at the People Fund headquarters for the Women Veteran Entrepreneurs Corps Pitch…

Are you a female business owner with military connections, whether service member, spouse, or brat? Would you like the opportunity to sharpen your business presentation, meet fellow veteran entrepreneurs, and grow your overall professional network? If so, then join us at the People Fund headquarters for the Women Veteran Entrepreneurs Corps Pitch…

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,…

“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,…

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…

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…

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…