Category: Accomplishments & Awards

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…

PeopleFund President & CEO recognized at 2015 Austin Business Journal’s Best CEOs Awards

Best CEOs 2015: Lindner found his niche in nonprofits after Air Force, corporate life Last Thursday night, the Austin Business Journal honored five outstanding individuals across multiple industry sectors with its annual Austin Business Journal’s Best CEOs Awards. We at PeopleFund are beyond thrilled to announce that among the winners was our…

Best CEOs 2015: Lindner found his niche in nonprofits after Air Force, corporate life Last Thursday night, the Austin Business Journal honored five outstanding individuals across multiple industry sectors with its annual Austin Business Journal’s Best CEOs Awards. We at PeopleFund are beyond thrilled to announce that among the winners was our…

President and CEO Gary Lindner Recognized as Veteran Small Business Champion of the Year

Every year since 1963, the President has called for the celebration of National Small Business Week, a week to highlight the huge role that small business has in the American economy. As part of National Small Business Week, the Small Business Administration honors businesses, business owners, and champions of small businesses that have…

Every year since 1963, the President has called for the celebration of National Small Business Week, a week to highlight the huge role that small business has in the American economy. As part of National Small Business Week, the Small Business Administration honors businesses, business owners, and champions of small businesses that have…

PeopleFund Director of Lending selected for Citi Leadership Program for Opportunity Finance

Rocio Vallejo is One of 48 Professionals Nationwide Chosen for Second Year of Unique Professional Development Program  Initiative Developed ‘by CDFIs for CDFIs’ to Advance Opportunity Finance Expertise Nationwide Austin TX – PeopleFund announced today that Opportunity Finance Network (OFN) and the Citi Foundation have selected Rocio Vallejo as one of 48 community development…

Rocio Vallejo is One of 48 Professionals Nationwide Chosen for Second Year of Unique Professional Development Program  Initiative Developed ‘by CDFIs for CDFIs’ to Advance Opportunity Finance Expertise Nationwide Austin TX – PeopleFund announced today that Opportunity Finance Network (OFN) and the Citi Foundation have selected Rocio Vallejo as one of 48 community development…

The PeopleFund Experience by Chris Bynoe

Interning at PeopleFund within the Development and Communications department was a wonderful experience that I will always cherish. As it was only my second foray into the real world workplace, I had very little idea of what to expect. I knew that PeopleFund was a community development financial institution whose mission of…

Interning at PeopleFund within the Development and Communications department was a wonderful experience that I will always cherish. As it was only my second foray into the real world workplace, I had very little idea of what to expect. I knew that PeopleFund was a community development financial institution whose mission of…

What Makes PeopleFund Different by Josh Wallace

Article by Josh Wallace Development and Communications Intern Beginning a new job can be tough. When I first started my internship at PeopleFund I had to learn a lot of new names, how to make the printer work, and what exactly PeopleFund does. Knowing the mission that drives an organization is crucial…

Article by Josh Wallace Development and Communications Intern Beginning a new job can be tough. When I first started my internship at PeopleFund I had to learn a lot of new names, how to make the printer work, and what exactly PeopleFund does. Knowing the mission that drives an organization is crucial…

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,…

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…