Category: Press Releases

PeopleFund hosts Art Auction for Japan Relief

Austin’s award-winning, highly-collected artists Will Klemm, Shawn Camp, and Jan Heaton are joining more than 50 local area artists to raise money to aid the people of Japan devastated by earthquake, tsunami and nuclear crisis. Paintings, mosaics, and other forms of art will be on sale at the event on Thursday, April…

Austin’s award-winning, highly-collected artists Will Klemm, Shawn Camp, and Jan Heaton are joining more than 50 local area artists to raise money to aid the people of Japan devastated by earthquake, tsunami and nuclear crisis. Paintings, mosaics, and other forms of art will be on sale at the event on Thursday, April…

Society of American Mosaic Artists Create Art Mural for PeopleFund

THE SOCIETY OF AMERICAN MOSAIC ARTISTS WORKED AROUND THE CLOCK TO CREATE ART MURAL FOR PeopleFund OF AUSTIN More than a hundred members of the Society of American Mosaic Artists’ (SAMA) volunteered their time and talent on February 16th & 17th at the Hyatt Regency Austin to create a mosaic work of…

THE SOCIETY OF AMERICAN MOSAIC ARTISTS WORKED AROUND THE CLOCK TO CREATE ART MURAL FOR PeopleFund OF AUSTIN More than a hundred members of the Society of American Mosaic Artists’ (SAMA) volunteered their time and talent on February 16th & 17th at the Hyatt Regency Austin to create a mosaic work of…

PeopleFund’s Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at New Headquarters

For immediate release October 22, 2010 Contact: Ayleen Pérez / Communications Manager / 512.698.9060 PeopleFund’s Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at New Headquarters The Meredith Family, Pedro Garza, Congressman Lloyd Doggett and Other Supporters Celebrate Completion of LEED Silver Certified Center for Economic Opportunity AUSTIN, October 20 — PeopleFund will host a Ribbon Cutting…

For immediate release October 22, 2010 Contact: Ayleen Pérez / Communications Manager / 512.698.9060 PeopleFund’s Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at New Headquarters The Meredith Family, Pedro Garza, Congressman Lloyd Doggett and Other Supporters Celebrate Completion of LEED Silver Certified Center for Economic Opportunity AUSTIN, October 20 — PeopleFund will host a Ribbon Cutting…

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…