Category: Press

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…

Partnerships Spawn Affordable Homes

Austin Business Journal: A few nonprofit-private partnerships bringing affordable housing to Austin hope to prove such arrangements can provide needed housing for the working class, while turning a profit for developers.

Austin Business Journal: A few nonprofit-private partnerships bringing affordable housing to Austin hope to prove such arrangements can provide needed housing for the working class, while turning a profit for developers.

PeopleFund Wins $1 Million from the Federal Government

Austin American Statesman: PeopleFund, the East Austin nonprofit, will receive $1 million from the federal government to make more loans to small businesses and provide other credit and financial services to its clients.

Austin American Statesman: PeopleFund, the East Austin nonprofit, will receive $1 million from the federal government to make more loans to small businesses and provide other credit and financial services to its clients.

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…

Austin Receives $2 Million in HUD Stimulus Funds

Austin Business Journal: Austin city officials and U.S. Congressman Lloyd Doggett on Wednesday announced the city’s intention to receive $2 million in Community Development Block Grant Recovery funds that will help fund four development projects in East Austin.

Austin Business Journal: Austin city officials and U.S. Congressman Lloyd Doggett on Wednesday announced the city’s intention to receive $2 million in Community Development Block Grant Recovery funds that will help fund four development projects in East Austin.

Ott Tackles Racial Divide

Austin Chronicle: At a June 26 PeopleTalk luncheon, city manager Marc Ott addressed a range of topics… But in closing, Ott issued a strong challenge to Austinites to publicly address the racial divide in Austin.

Austin Chronicle: At a June 26 PeopleTalk luncheon, city manager Marc Ott addressed a range of topics… But in closing, Ott issued a strong challenge to Austinites to publicly address the racial divide in Austin.