Category: In the News

Press Release: Gail Warrior to be Featured Speaker of PeopleTalk Entrepreneur Education Series

Warrior Elements CEO, philanthropist, to headline Aug. 5 PeopleFund event geared toward local entrepreneurs DALLAS, Texas – July 24, 2015– Giving back to the community has long been a tenet of Gail Warrior’s business acumen. So it comes as no surprise that the CEO and founder of Warrior Elements, a luxury active-wear…

Warrior Elements CEO, philanthropist, to headline Aug. 5 PeopleFund event geared toward local entrepreneurs DALLAS, Texas – July 24, 2015– Giving back to the community has long been a tenet of Gail Warrior’s business acumen. So it comes as no surprise that the CEO and founder of Warrior Elements, a luxury active-wear…

Press Release: PeopleFund To Participate in Small Contractor Rotation Program in Houston

On August 11th, PeopleFund will celebrate the launch of the Small Contractor Rotation Program in Houston. We will be participating in the program as a lender, and we are looking forward to the exciting possibilities this opens up in our endeavors to meet the needs of small business owners. The official City…

On August 11th, PeopleFund will celebrate the launch of the Small Contractor Rotation Program in Houston. We will be participating in the program as a lender, and we are looking forward to the exciting possibilities this opens up in our endeavors to meet the needs of small business owners. The official City…

Press Release: PeopleFund Opens San Antonio Office

San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce to provide office space and support San Antonio, Texas – As part of its five year statewide expansion plan, PeopleFund now has a presence in San Antonio. Today the San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (SAHCC) and PeopleFund announced an agreement in which the Chamber provides lease…

San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce to provide office space and support San Antonio, Texas – As part of its five year statewide expansion plan, PeopleFund now has a presence in San Antonio. Today the San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (SAHCC) and PeopleFund announced an agreement in which the Chamber provides lease…

PeopleFund Board Member Accepts Innovation in Financial Education Award

As part of National Financial Literacy Month, NASDAQ and EverFi recently honored Comerica with the Innovation in Financial Education award, recognizing their efforts to improve the financial capabilities of young Americans. PeopleFund board member and Comerica senior vice president of Public Affairs and director of Community Development and External Affairs Irvin Ashford, Jr….

As part of National Financial Literacy Month, NASDAQ and EverFi recently honored Comerica with the Innovation in Financial Education award, recognizing their efforts to improve the financial capabilities of young Americans. PeopleFund board member and Comerica senior vice president of Public Affairs and director of Community Development and External Affairs Irvin Ashford, Jr….

PeopleFund Board Member Honored by Texas Legislative Black Caucus

The following is an article from the Houston Forward Times. Congratulations to Forward Times Associate Editor Jeffrey L. Boney, who was honored this past Tuesday, March 3rd at the 2015 African American Legislative Summit, hosted by the Texas Legislative Black Caucus (TLBC) in Austin, Texas. Boney was nominated by State Rep. Ron…

The following is an article from the Houston Forward Times. Congratulations to Forward Times Associate Editor Jeffrey L. Boney, who was honored this past Tuesday, March 3rd at the 2015 African American Legislative Summit, hosted by the Texas Legislative Black Caucus (TLBC) in Austin, Texas. Boney was nominated by State Rep. Ron…

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…

Texas Veterans Commission and PeopleFund partner to launch Veteran Entrepreneur Academy

The Texas Veterans Commission is launching a new training program for budding entrepreneurs. The Veteran Entrepreneur Academy is a four-month program followed by a two-year mentorship provided by the Veterans Commission designed to provide veterans with small-business basics, the commission said Friday in a statement. The Veterans Commission is teaming with PeopleFund…

The Texas Veterans Commission is launching a new training program for budding entrepreneurs. The Veteran Entrepreneur Academy is a four-month program followed by a two-year mentorship provided by the Veterans Commission designed to provide veterans with small-business basics, the commission said Friday in a statement. The Veterans Commission is teaming with PeopleFund…

What Sets PeopleFund Apart from other Nonprofits

Article by Jadeline Cao, Development & Communications Intern As an individual deeply concerned with social justice and economic equality, I am anticipating a long career in the nonprofit and public sector, where compassion and integrity supersede the drive for higher profit margins and increased production. During my last semester of college, I…

Article by Jadeline Cao, Development & Communications Intern As an individual deeply concerned with social justice and economic equality, I am anticipating a long career in the nonprofit and public sector, where compassion and integrity supersede the drive for higher profit margins and increased production. During my last semester of college, I…