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Woodborn Partners Receives Equity Investment from TruFund’s Impact Developers Fund for Project Development

Woodborn Partners Receives Equity Investment from TruFund’s Impact Developers Fund for Project Development

July 21, 2021 — New York

TruFund Financial Services, Inc. (“TruFund”), a Community Development Financial Institution located in New York City today announced that it has made an equity investment in Woodborn Partners, LLC, a...

TruFund Financial Services, Inc. Announces Its Participation In The Social Justice Fund   EXCELerate, New Loan Program to Help Brooklyn’s BIPOC Small Business Owners Get on their Feet Post-Pandemic; Gregg Bishop Appointed as Executive Director

TruFund Financial Services, Inc. Announces Its Participation In The Social Justice Fund EXCELerate, New Loan Program to Help Brooklyn’s BIPOC Small Business Owners Get on their Feet Post-Pandemic; Gregg Bishop Appointed as Executive Director

Brooklyn, NY  – TruFund Financial Services, Inc.  has been selected as one of two community development financial institutions, along with Brooklyn Alliance Capital and Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce...

Genesis Companies Receives Equity Investment from TruFund’s Impact Developers Fund to Expand Capacity

Genesis Companies Receives Equity Investment from TruFund’s Impact Developers Fund to Expand Capacity

May 30, 2021 — New York

TruFund Financial Services, Inc. ("TruFund"), a Community Development Financial Institution located in New York City, today announced that it has made an equity investment in Genesis Companies, LLC...

TruFund Hosting TruImpact Virtual Summit to Celebrate 15th Anniversary

TruFund Hosting TruImpact Virtual Summit to Celebrate 15th Anniversary

March 10, 2021 — New York

Summit will celebrate the company’s 15 years of community and small business impact across its footprint 

TruFund Financial Services, Inc. announced today that it will host the TruImpact Virtual...

TruFund Receives $1M Grow with Google Small Business Fund Loan, $150K Google.org Grant to Help Small Businesses Recover From COVID-19

TruFund Receives $1M Grow with Google Small Business Fund Loan, $150K Google.org Grant to Help Small Businesses Recover From COVID-19

March 8, 2021 — New York

Opportunity Finance Network (OFN) has awarded TruFund Financial Services, Inc. a $1M Grow with Google Small Business Fund loan and an unrestricted $150K Google.org-funded grant to help the CDFI...

Laurel Street Receives Equity Investment from TruFund’s Impact Developers Fund to Accelerate Growth

Laurel Street Receives Equity Investment from TruFund’s Impact Developers Fund to Accelerate Growth

January 28, 2021 — New York

TruFund Financial Services (“TruFund”), a Community Development Financial Institution located in New York City announced that it has made an equity investment in Charlotte, North Carolina-based...

TruFund Launches Industrial Business Leadership Program in Hunts Point

TruFund Launches Industrial Business Leadership Program in Hunts Point

January 8, 2021 — New York

Program will support the strength and resiliency of industrial small businesses in the Hunts Point Peninsula

January 8, 2021 – NEW YORK – TruFund Financial Services, Inc. is launching a robust...

TruFund Releases 2020 Paycheck Protection Program Impact Report

TruFund Releases 2020 Paycheck Protection Program Impact Report

December 9, 2020 — New York

 PPP lending provided overwhelming assistance to minority- and women-owned small businesses

December 15, 2020 — NEW YORK —Today, TruFund Financial Services, Inc. released its Paycheck...

TruFund Partners with Build Baton Rouge For AdvancingCities Challenge

TruFund Partners with Build Baton Rouge For AdvancingCities Challenge

$5 million award will drive inclusive growth and greater economic opportunity in the city

Baton Rouge, Louisiana—TruFund Financial Services, Inc. is partnering with Build Baton Rouge on a $5...

TRUFUND FINANCIAL SERVICES, INC. AMONG ALLOCATEES WITH A $35 MILLION IN NEW MARKETS TAX CREDIT AWARD BY UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF TREASURY COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS FUND

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJuly 16, 2020

Media Contacts:Kim Carter Evans646.385.6946Kevans@trufund.org

$3.5 Billion in New Markets Tax Credits Awarded to Spur Economic Growth Nationwide

New York,...

Morgan Stanley, TruFund Financial Services and Ford Foundation Announce Launch of $26 Million Impact Developers Fund

Morgan Stanley, TruFund Financial Services and Ford Foundation Announce Launch of $26 Million Impact Developers Fund

Fund will provide capital to minority and women owned real estate development companies

NEW YORK - Morgan Stanley, TruFund Financial Services and the Ford Foundation today announced the launch of...

TruFund is a proud participating lender of the New York Forward Loan Fund. Learn more and apply…

TruFund is a proud participating lender of the New York Forward Loan Fund. Learn more and apply…

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TruFund is a proud participating lender of the $100 million New York Forward Loan Fund which is aimed at providing working capital loans to small businesses,...

TRUFUND LAUNCHES $5 MILLION COVID-19 RELIEF FUND TO SUPPORT DISADVANTAGED MINORITY AND WOMEN OWNED BUSINESSES

TRUFUND LAUNCHES $5 MILLION COVID-19 RELIEF FUND TO SUPPORT DISADVANTAGED MINORITY AND WOMEN OWNED BUSINESSES

New York, NY - April 7, 2020 Today, TruFund Financial Services, Inc. launches a $5 million small business emergency relief fund to help curb job loss and permanent business closure as a result of...

TRUFUND FINANCIAL OFFERS SUPPORT TO SMALL BUSINESSES AFFECTED BY COVID-19 PANDEMIC

TRUFUND FINANCIAL OFFERS SUPPORT TO SMALL BUSINESSES AFFECTED BY COVID-19 PANDEMIC

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 19, 2020

Media Contacts:
Kim Carter Evans
646.385.6946
Kevans@trufund.org

New York, NY –TruFund Financial Services, Inc., a
Community Development Financial...

TRUFUND OFFERS GROWTH AND RESILIENCY PROGRAM WITH SUPPORT FROM U.S. ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ADMINISTRATION

TRUFUND OFFERS GROWTH AND RESILIENCY PROGRAM WITH SUPPORT FROM U.S. ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ADMINISTRATION

New York, NY – The U.S. Commerce Department’s Economic Development Administration (“EDA”) has announced a $800,000 grant to TruFund Financial Services, Inc., to help support its Hunt’s Point Growth...

TRUFUND ANNOUNCES THE LAUNCH OF THE WISDOM FUND, CLOSING THE LENDING GAP FOR WOMEN

TRUFUND ANNOUNCES THE LAUNCH OF THE WISDOM FUND, CLOSING THE LENDING GAP FOR WOMEN

New York, NY – March 20, 2019 – Women are the fastest-growing group of entrepreneurs in the U.S. yet less than 5 percent of small business lending – only $1 in $23 – goes to women.

TruFund...

TRUFUND FINANCIAL SERVICES, INC. AMONG AWARDEES WITH A $1.125 MILLION AWARD THROUGH THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF TREASURY COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS FUND

TRUFUND FINANCIAL SERVICES, INC. AMONG AWARDEES WITH A $1.125 MILLION AWARD THROUGH THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF TREASURY COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS FUND

U.S. TREASURY AWARDS $202.2 MILLION TO SUPPORT ECONOMIC GROWTH IN LOW-INCOME COMMUNITIES

New York, NY – September 19, 2018 –TruFund Financial Services, Inc. has been awarded $1.125 million through...

TruFund Financial Services, Inc. Launches Women In Business: An EmpowHERment Program In Partnership With Regions Bank In Louisiana

TruFund Financial Services, Inc. Launches Women In Business: An EmpowHERment Program In Partnership With Regions Bank In Louisiana

November 9, 2017 - New Orleans, LA – TruFund Financial Services, Inc. recently celebrated National Women’s Small Business Month by recognizing the hard work of local small businesses, especially...

TruFund Financial Services, Inc. Launches Women In Business: An EmpowHERment Program In Alabama During Women’s Small Business Month

TruFund Financial Services, Inc. Launches Women In Business: An EmpowHERment Program In Alabama During Women’s Small Business Month

Birmingham, AL – TruFund Financial Services, Inc. recently celebrated National Women’s Small Business Month by recognizing the hard work of local small businesses, especially those women-led...

TruFund Financial Services, Inc.  Announces Loan Forgiveness Increase And Deadline Extention For Restore Louisiana Small Business Program

TruFund Financial Services, Inc. Announces Loan Forgiveness Increase And Deadline Extention For Restore Louisiana Small Business Program

Baton Rouge, LA – November 3, 2017 – TruFund Financial Services, Inc. joins Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards’ Office of Community Development (OCD) in the announcement of two important updates to the...

TruFund Financial Services, Inc. Launches Women In Business:  An EmpowHERment Program Nationally During Women’s Small Business Month

TruFund Financial Services, Inc. Launches Women In Business: An EmpowHERment Program Nationally During Women’s Small Business Month

New York, NY – TruFund Financial Services, Inc. celebrates National Women’s Small Business Month by recognizing the hard work of local small businesses, especially those women-led businesses by...

TruFund Financial Services, Inc. Launches the Women in Business: An EmpowHERment Program in Louisiana with Invitational Brunch on August 19   

TruFund Financial Services, Inc. Launches the Women in Business: An EmpowHERment Program in Louisiana with Invitational Brunch on August 19  

August 18, 2017 - NEW ORLEANS - TruFund Financial Services, Inc. has partnered with Regions Bank to host an invitational brunch on Saturday, August 19, 2017, to kick off the Women in Business: An...

TruFund Financial Services, Inc. Announces Expansion of the Restore Louisiana Small Business Program to Provide Recovery Assistance to Louisiana Small Businesses in 21 Parishes Impacted by 2016 Floods

TruFund Financial Services, Inc. Announces Expansion of the Restore Louisiana Small Business Program to Provide Recovery Assistance to Louisiana Small Businesses in 21 Parishes Impacted by 2016 Floods

Baton Rouge, LA - August 01, 2017 - TruFund Financial Services, Inc. has announced it will expand its work with the Restore Louisiana Small Business Program to provide financial assistance to small...

TruFund Invests $9Million In New Markets Tax Credits To CrossPlex Development In Birmingham, Alabama

TruFund Invests $9Million In New Markets Tax Credits To CrossPlex Development In Birmingham, Alabama

Birmingham, AL – August 02, 2017 –TruFund Financial Services, Inc., through its subsidiary Empowerment Reinvestment Fund (ERF), today announced the investment of $9 million in New Markets Tax Credits...

TruFund Financial Services, Inc. Set To Participate In Path To Power Conference During 2017 Essence Festival

TruFund Financial Services, Inc. Set To Participate In Path To Power Conference During 2017 Essence Festival

June 28, 2017 - NEW YORK - TruFund Financial Services, Inc. is partnering with the US Black Chambers, Inc. and the New Orleans Regional Black Chamber of Commerce to participate in a special panel...

TruFund Financial Services, Inc. To Provide Flood Recovery Financial Assistance Through Restore Louisiana Small Business Loan Program 

TruFund Financial Services, Inc. To Provide Flood Recovery Financial Assistance Through Restore Louisiana Small Business Loan Program 

New York, NY – May 31, 2017 - In response to the historic flooding that devastated much of Louisiana in March and August 2016 with an estimated $2 billion in damages to over 20,000 businesses,...

TruFund Financial Services, Inc. Announces Partnership with The Restore Louisiana Small Business Program to Provide Recovery Assistance to Louisiana Small Businesses in 17 Parishes Impacted by 2016 Floods

TruFund Financial Services, Inc. Announces Partnership with The Restore Louisiana Small Business Program to Provide Recovery Assistance to Louisiana Small Businesses in 17 Parishes Impacted by 2016 Floods

Baton Rouge, LA – May 18, 2017 - The Restore Louisiana Small Business Program has partnered with TruFund Financial Services, Inc. to provide financial assistance to small business owners in 17...

TruFund Financial Services, Inc. Announces Partnership With NYC Department Of Small Business Services To Provide Capital To Minority And Women Owned City Contractors

TruFund Financial Services, Inc. Announces Partnership With NYC Department Of Small Business Services To Provide Capital To Minority And Women Owned City Contractors

New York, NY – March 30, 2017 - New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio’s recently announced the launch of the Contract Financing Loan Fund created by the NYC Department of Small Business Services (SBS)....

TruFund Financial Awarded $55 Million in New Markets Tax Credit Allocation

TruFund Financial Awarded $55 Million in New Markets Tax Credit Allocation

New York, NY – November 18, 2016 – In the largest single round in the history of the New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) Program since its creation in 2001, TruFund Financial Services, Inc. has been...

TruFund – LA Launches Baton Rouge Small Business Recovery Initiative In Partnership With Capital One Bank

TruFund – LA Launches Baton Rouge Small Business Recovery Initiative In Partnership With Capital One Bank

Baton Rouge, LA – October 5, 2016 –TruFund Financial Services, Inc. a Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI), today announced a partnership with Capital One Bank to provide low interest...

TruFund – NY To Pilot TruAccess® Contractor Program With Support From U.S. Economic Development Administration

TruFund – NY To Pilot TruAccess® Contractor Program With Support From U.S. Economic Development Administration

New York, NY - September 29, 2016

The U.S. Commerce Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) has announced a $500,000 grant to TruFund Financial Services, Inc., to help develop and...

TruFund, Regions Bank and Fundation Work Together to Provide Loans to Underserved Small Businesses

TruFund, Regions Bank and Fundation Work Together to Provide Loans to Underserved Small Businesses

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – (September 14, 2016) – Regions Bank, together with Fundation Group LLC, a digitally-enabled small business lender, and TruFund, a Community Development Financial Institution...

TruFund Financial Services Provides Immediate Assistance To Louisiana Businesses Following Historic Floods

TruFund Financial Services Provides Immediate Assistance To Louisiana Businesses Following Historic Floods

Baton Rouge, LA - August 24, 2016

In response to the historic flooding in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, TruFund Financial Services announced today  that it will deploy  resources to undertake several...

TRUFUND FINANCIAL SERVICES PARTNERS WITH WOMEN-OWNED BUSINESSES IN ALABAMA TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE

TRUFUND FINANCIAL SERVICES PARTNERS WITH WOMEN-OWNED BUSINESSES IN ALABAMA TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE

Birmingham, AL – May 5, 2016 - TruFund Financial Services celebrates National Small Business Week by recognizing the hard work of local small businesses, especially women-owned businesses in Alabama....

TRUFUND FINANCIAL SERVICES CELEBRATES NATIONAL SMALL BUSINESS WEEK AND REMINDS NEW YORK SMALL BUSINESSES TO TAKE ADVANTAGE OF AVAILABLE PROGRAMS

TRUFUND FINANCIAL SERVICES CELEBRATES NATIONAL SMALL BUSINESS WEEK AND REMINDS NEW YORK SMALL BUSINESSES TO TAKE ADVANTAGE OF AVAILABLE PROGRAMS

New York, NY – May, 5, 2016 - TruFund Financial Services celebrates National Small Business Week by reminding New York small business owners to take advantage of the Small Business Risk Education...

TRUFUND LAUNCHES CONTRACTOR SUPPORT CENTER PILOT PROGRAM

TRUFUND LAUNCHES CONTRACTOR SUPPORT CENTER PILOT PROGRAM

New York, NY – January 21, 2016 - Last week, TruFund Financial Services expanded its reach in services to minority and women-owned contractors by opening a new contractor support center in Louisiana...

TRUFUND FINANCIAL SERVICES, INC. RECEIVES GRANT AWARD FROM TRAVELERS

TRUFUND FINANCIAL SERVICES, INC. RECEIVES GRANT AWARD FROM TRAVELERS

Travelers Awards TruFund Financial Services, Inc. $150,000 to Support Risk Management Program for Minority & Woman Owned Small Businesses
NEW YORK - Dec. 2, 2015 - PRLog -- TruFund Financial...