Category: Accomplishments & Awards

13 Organizations Awarded $12.1 Million From Wells Fargo to Support Diverse Small Businesses

Funding awarded to local Community Development Financial Institutions  see original release on the Wells Fargo website here. SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) announced that 13 Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs) around the U.S. have been selected to receive $12.1 million in lending capital and grants under the Wells Fargo Works…

Funding awarded to local Community Development Financial Institutions  see original release on the Wells Fargo website here. SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) announced that 13 Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs) around the U.S. have been selected to receive $12.1 million in lending capital and grants under the Wells Fargo Works…

PeopleFund Loan Officer Chosen for National Fellowship Program

HOUSTON , TEXAS. April 2, 2018— NALCAB—National Association for Latino Community Asset Builders announced today that Nini Gutierrez has been named a 2018 NALCAB Colegio Community Economic Development fellow. Nini currently serves as Senior Loan Officer for the greater Houston region. JPMorgan Chase Foundation is this year’s title sponsor for the NALCAB Colegio…

HOUSTON , TEXAS. April 2, 2018— NALCAB—National Association for Latino Community Asset Builders announced today that Nini Gutierrez has been named a 2018 NALCAB Colegio Community Economic Development fellow. Nini currently serves as Senior Loan Officer for the greater Houston region. JPMorgan Chase Foundation is this year’s title sponsor for the NALCAB Colegio…

PeopleFund Awarded $30 million in New Markets Tax Credit Allocation

For Immediate Release                                                            February 13, 2018 Contact: Amber Kani | Director of Advancement & Education Phone: 512-222-1006 | [email protected] PeopleFund Awarded $30 million in New Markets Tax Credit Allocation U.S. Treasury Program aims to stimulate employment, growth, and revitalization in low income communities Austin, Texas – On February 13th, PeopleFund…

For Immediate Release                                                            February 13, 2018 Contact: Amber Kani | Director of Advancement & Education Phone: 512-222-1006 | [email protected] PeopleFund Awarded $30 million in New Markets Tax Credit Allocation U.S. Treasury Program aims to stimulate employment, growth, and revitalization in low income communities Austin, Texas – On February 13th, PeopleFund…

JPMorgan Chase Announces $4.2 Million Investment to Support Veteran Small Business Owners

Part of $75 million commitment to support women, minority and veteran-owned small businesses Veteran-owned businesses report a more confident outlook than non-veteran peers, according to new study WASHINGTON November 7, 2017 – JPMorgan Chase & Co. announced $4.2 million in investments to support veteran-owned small businesses. The multi-million dollar commitment benefits Community…

Part of $75 million commitment to support women, minority and veteran-owned small businesses Veteran-owned businesses report a more confident outlook than non-veteran peers, according to new study WASHINGTON November 7, 2017 – JPMorgan Chase & Co. announced $4.2 million in investments to support veteran-owned small businesses. The multi-million dollar commitment benefits Community…

Happy Birthday to our Women’s Business Assistance Center!

By Allie Quill We can’t believe that it’s been a year since the opening of our Women’s Business Assistance Center opened in Dallas! It has been a year of immense growth and change, but ultimately it has been a year focused on driving women-owned businesses to thrive in their communities. Over the past…

By Allie Quill We can’t believe that it’s been a year since the opening of our Women’s Business Assistance Center opened in Dallas! It has been a year of immense growth and change, but ultimately it has been a year focused on driving women-owned businesses to thrive in their communities. Over the past…

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PeopleFund Receives an AARP Foundation Grant

PeopleFund is among 32 community-based organizations selected to receive funds to help older adults build the skills to work for themselves Austin – AARP Foundation has awarded a grant to PeopleFund to conduct Work for [email protected]+℠ workshops in Austin, Houston, and Dallas. This national grant initiative is designed to help vulnerable older…

PeopleFund is among 32 community-based organizations selected to receive funds to help older adults build the skills to work for themselves Austin – AARP Foundation has awarded a grant to PeopleFund to conduct Work for [email protected]+℠ workshops in Austin, Houston, and Dallas. This national grant initiative is designed to help vulnerable older…

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IBM: Superheroes for Small Business

PeopleFund is a nonprofit community lender that provides affordable small business loans and free educational programs for underserved Texans. With a focus on women, minorities, veterans, and low income people, PeopleFund helps small businesses create jobs and build ladders out of poverty and toward prosperity. IBM has been an invaluable partner of…

PeopleFund is a nonprofit community lender that provides affordable small business loans and free educational programs for underserved Texans. With a focus on women, minorities, veterans, and low income people, PeopleFund helps small businesses create jobs and build ladders out of poverty and toward prosperity. IBM has been an invaluable partner of…

BBVA Compass, Opportunity Finance Network Welcome First Class of Opportunity Fellows to Birmingham

25 professionals from diverse finance organizations participate in leadership program Fellows to explore ways to give underserved communities better access to capital BIRMINGHAM, AL, March 7, 2017— BBVA Compass and Opportunity Finance Network on Tuesday welcome their inaugural class of 25 Opportunity Fellows to Birmingham for a three-day training session where they’ll…

25 professionals from diverse finance organizations participate in leadership program Fellows to explore ways to give underserved communities better access to capital BIRMINGHAM, AL, March 7, 2017— BBVA Compass and Opportunity Finance Network on Tuesday welcome their inaugural class of 25 Opportunity Fellows to Birmingham for a three-day training session where they’ll…

Bank of America Supports Austin Community For Giving Tuesday

Bank of America Invests $978,000 in Austin Organizations Supporting Workforce Development, Community Initiatives and Basic Needs Grants help individuals, families and businesses access food, emergency shelter, critical job training and education support and locate affordable housing AUSTIN, Texas – This #GivingTuesday, a global day of helping those in need, Bank of America…

Bank of America Invests $978,000 in Austin Organizations Supporting Workforce Development, Community Initiatives and Basic Needs Grants help individuals, families and businesses access food, emergency shelter, critical job training and education support and locate affordable housing AUSTIN, Texas – This #GivingTuesday, a global day of helping those in need, Bank of America…

PeopleFund CEO Receives AAYHF Award

By Noelle Darilek PeopleFund CEO Gary Lindner was presented with an award from the African American Youth Harvest Foundation (AAYHF) for his commitment to the African American community. He attended the foundation’s Changing the Story Gala, held on November 5th, where it honored those who have helped its cause and also celebrated 10 years…

By Noelle Darilek PeopleFund CEO Gary Lindner was presented with an award from the African American Youth Harvest Foundation (AAYHF) for his commitment to the African American community. He attended the foundation’s Changing the Story Gala, held on November 5th, where it honored those who have helped its cause and also celebrated 10 years…

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