Category: In the News

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…

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…

TxCDC Awards Grant to PeopleFund

Grant supports technology enhancements for PeopleFund client training and education Austin, Texas – Texas Certified Development Company (TxCDC), a proven leader in Small Business Administration 504 lending and New Markets Tax Credits allocations, awarded a grant to PeopleFund to create the TxCDC Technology Lab, a designated space designed to assist individuals who are interested…

Grant supports technology enhancements for PeopleFund client training and education Austin, Texas – Texas Certified Development Company (TxCDC), a proven leader in Small Business Administration 504 lending and New Markets Tax Credits allocations, awarded a grant to PeopleFund to create the TxCDC Technology Lab, a designated space designed to assist individuals who are interested…

PeopleFund Announces Strategic Partnership with CCAACC

Local Chamber and Nonprofit to Provide Educational Opportunities Austin, Texas – PeopleFund and the Capital City African American Chamber of Commerce (CCAACC) announced this week that the two organizations are partnering to offer educational workshops and technical assistance to the chamber’s membership. “CCAACC understands that in order for our members to grow,…

Local Chamber and Nonprofit to Provide Educational Opportunities Austin, Texas – PeopleFund and the Capital City African American Chamber of Commerce (CCAACC) announced this week that the two organizations are partnering to offer educational workshops and technical assistance to the chamber’s membership. “CCAACC understands that in order for our members to grow,…

PeopleFund Announces final PeopleTalk date for 2012

This December, PeopleFund welcomes Roy Spence and Judy Trabulsi of GSD&M and The Purpose Institute to discuss how they formed their own business and the impact of the new presidential administration on small businesses in our community. The Details When: Thursday, December 6th Where: Alamo Drafthouse S. Lamar When: 11:30am Cost: $15 before…

This December, PeopleFund welcomes Roy Spence and Judy Trabulsi of GSD&M and The Purpose Institute to discuss how they formed their own business and the impact of the new presidential administration on small businesses in our community. The Details When: Thursday, December 6th Where: Alamo Drafthouse S. Lamar When: 11:30am Cost: $15 before…