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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…

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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PeopleFund Wins OSBA Award for Rio Grande Valley Education

Many thanks to the Office of the Governor for awarding PeopleFund a grant to expand our Spanish language resources and educational offerings in the Rio Grande Valley!   Official press release below:  

Many thanks to the Office of the Governor for awarding PeopleFund a grant to expand our Spanish language resources and educational offerings in the Rio Grande Valley!   Official press release below:  

PeopleFund Moves Forward in Impact Austin 2016 Grant Cycle

122 Impact Austin Grant Review Committee members have been busy the past few weeks reading, researching and analyzing the over 90 Letters of Inquiry (LOIs) received this year in these four areas. Impact Austin has invited the following 23 organizations to submit full grant applications in the Culture, Education, Environment and Family…

122 Impact Austin Grant Review Committee members have been busy the past few weeks reading, researching and analyzing the over 90 Letters of Inquiry (LOIs) received this year in these four areas. Impact Austin has invited the following 23 organizations to submit full grant applications in the Culture, Education, Environment and Family…

PeopleFund Receives SBA Lending Award

PeopleFund was recently recognized in the San Antonio Business Journal as a Top Region 6 Lending Institution for 2015 through the U.S. Small Business Administration. This recognition is in support of our growing lending services across Texas.

PeopleFund was recently recognized in the San Antonio Business Journal as a Top Region 6 Lending Institution for 2015 through the U.S. Small Business Administration. This recognition is in support of our growing lending services across Texas.

PeopleFund Recognized for Commitment to Diversity by Texas Diversity Council

On October 22nd, PeopleFund will receive the Corporate DiversityFIRST award from Texas Diversity Council recognizing our commitment to diversity and inclusion amongst our clients, staff, and partners. The Texas Diversity Council established the DiversityFIRST Awards Initiative to recognize and commend organizations and individuals for their support of diversity and inclusion in the…

On October 22nd, PeopleFund will receive the Corporate DiversityFIRST award from Texas Diversity Council recognizing our commitment to diversity and inclusion amongst our clients, staff, and partners. The Texas Diversity Council established the DiversityFIRST Awards Initiative to recognize and commend organizations and individuals for their support of diversity and inclusion in the…

PeopleFund Receives $75,000 SBA PRIME Award for Technical Assistance

Thirty-nine community-based organizations across the United States that provide assistance to disadvantaged entrepreneurs are set to receive $5 million in grants from the U.S. Small Business Administration’s (SBA) Program for Investment in Micro-Entrepreneurs (PRIME).  These organizations help low-income entrepreneurs gain access to capital to establish and expand their small businesses. “By training…

Thirty-nine community-based organizations across the United States that provide assistance to disadvantaged entrepreneurs are set to receive $5 million in grants from the U.S. Small Business Administration’s (SBA) Program for Investment in Micro-Entrepreneurs (PRIME).  These organizations help low-income entrepreneurs gain access to capital to establish and expand their small businesses. “By training…

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