Category: Press Releases

East Night GALA at PeopleFund’s New Headquarters Will Honor Former CEO Margo Weisz and Local Small Business Owners

For Immediate Release September 22, 2010 East Night GALA at PeopleFund’s New Headquarters Will Honor Former CEO Margo Weisz and Local Small Business Owners Carnival Includes Building Tours, Local Food Vendors, and Over 30 Performers PeopleFund and BBVA Compass Present East Night: With a Little Help From Our Friends. PeopleFund’s 9th annual…

For Immediate Release September 22, 2010 East Night GALA at PeopleFund’s New Headquarters Will Honor Former CEO Margo Weisz and Local Small Business Owners Carnival Includes Building Tours, Local Food Vendors, and Over 30 Performers PeopleFund and BBVA Compass Present East Night: With a Little Help From Our Friends. PeopleFund’s 9th annual…

PeopleFund CEO Margo Weisz Steps Down After 15 Years

For Immediate Release January 25, 2010 PeopleFund CEO Margo Weisz Steps Down After 15 Years Weisz’s Departure Met with Support from Board and Staff as Organization Enjoys its Strongest Position in History AUSTIN, January 25 – Margo Weisz, Founder and Executive Director of PeopleFund, has decided to resign in July of 2010…

For Immediate Release January 25, 2010 PeopleFund CEO Margo Weisz Steps Down After 15 Years Weisz’s Departure Met with Support from Board and Staff as Organization Enjoys its Strongest Position in History AUSTIN, January 25 – Margo Weisz, Founder and Executive Director of PeopleFund, has decided to resign in July of 2010…

PeopleFund’s Groundbreaking Ceremony Held at Construction Site of New Building

For immediate release January 21, 2010 PeopleFund’s Groundbreaking Ceremony Held at Construction Site of New Building Jack McDonald, Will Meredith and Other Supporters Gear Up with Hard Hats & Shovels to Kick Off Construction of LEED Silver Certified Center For Economic Opportunity AUSTIN, January 21 — PeopleFund is hosting a Groundbreaking Ceremony…

For immediate release January 21, 2010 PeopleFund’s Groundbreaking Ceremony Held at Construction Site of New Building Jack McDonald, Will Meredith and Other Supporters Gear Up with Hard Hats & Shovels to Kick Off Construction of LEED Silver Certified Center For Economic Opportunity AUSTIN, January 21 — PeopleFund is hosting a Groundbreaking Ceremony…

PeopleTalk Speaker Discusses “The Role of Micro-Lending in the U.S.”

AUSTIN, Texas – December 9, 2009 – PeopleFund welcomes Lisa Servon, Dean of Milano The New School for Management and Urban Policy, who will be leading a discussion on “The Role of Micro-Lending in the U.S.” as part of our PeopleTalk Speaker Series. The lunchtime discussion is this Thursday, December 10 from…

AUSTIN, Texas – December 9, 2009 – PeopleFund welcomes Lisa Servon, Dean of Milano The New School for Management and Urban Policy, who will be leading a discussion on “The Role of Micro-Lending in the U.S.” as part of our PeopleTalk Speaker Series. The lunchtime discussion is this Thursday, December 10 from…

PeopleFund Wins Innovation Award at 9th Annual Austin Chamber of Commerce Business Awards

For Immediate Release PeopleFund Wins Innovation Award at 9th Annual Austin Chamber of Commerce Business Awards Austin Chamber of Commerce honors PeopleFund with Bury + Partners’ Innovation Award in Non-Profit Category AUSTIN, Texas – August 26th, 2009 – PeopleFund, a non-profit Community Development Financial Institution, was awarded Bury + Partners’ Innovation Award…

For Immediate Release PeopleFund Wins Innovation Award at 9th Annual Austin Chamber of Commerce Business Awards Austin Chamber of Commerce honors PeopleFund with Bury + Partners’ Innovation Award in Non-Profit Category AUSTIN, Texas – August 26th, 2009 – PeopleFund, a non-profit Community Development Financial Institution, was awarded Bury + Partners’ Innovation Award…

City Manager Marc Ott Headlines PeopleTalk Speaker Series

For Immediate Release City Manager Marc Ott Headlines PeopleTalk Speaker Series Housing, Small Business, Budget, Transportation are Among Topics AUSTIN, Texas – June 15, 2009 – PeopleFund, a socially responsible small business loan fund and affordable housing non-profit, welcomes Austin City Manager Marc Ott to its quarterly Speaker Series, PeopleTalk. Ott will…

For Immediate Release City Manager Marc Ott Headlines PeopleTalk Speaker Series Housing, Small Business, Budget, Transportation are Among Topics AUSTIN, Texas – June 15, 2009 – PeopleFund, a socially responsible small business loan fund and affordable housing non-profit, welcomes Austin City Manager Marc Ott to its quarterly Speaker Series, PeopleTalk. Ott will…

PeopleTrust Affordable Housing Programs Receive Honors from Liveable City

For Immediate Release PeopleTrust Affordable Housing Programs Receive Honors from Liveable City Working Families Find Homes Affordable With Shared Appreciation Loans and Land Trust Homes AUSTIN, Texas – May 19, 2009 – PeopleTrust, the affordable housing arm of PeopleFund, will receive honors for its pioneering affordable housing initiatives from Liveable City at…

For Immediate Release PeopleTrust Affordable Housing Programs Receive Honors from Liveable City Working Families Find Homes Affordable With Shared Appreciation Loans and Land Trust Homes AUSTIN, Texas – May 19, 2009 – PeopleTrust, the affordable housing arm of PeopleFund, will receive honors for its pioneering affordable housing initiatives from Liveable City at…