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TRUIMPACT STORY | Diki Daycare

Diki Daycare Success Story

Established in 2005, Diki Daycare Center has since become a cornerstone of early child childcare, serving families in both New York City and the Boston area. Fueled by...

TRUIMPACT STORY | Tre’s Street Kitchen

In the face of adversity, some entrepreneurs not only survive but thrive, showcasing remarkable resilience and innovation. Kristen Smith, co-founder of Tre’s Street Kitchen, embodies this spirit as...

TRUIMPACT STORY | Mayan Financial LLC

Mayan Financial LLC has been delivering exceptional tax and accounting services to the Houston, Texas community for over three years. Specializing in assisting native Spanish speakers, Mayan...

TRUIMPACT ANNOUNCEMENT – TruFund Financial Services Congratulates Monica Edwards for Being Named in the 2023 Responsible 100

NEW YORK, NY | January 2, 2024 – TruFund Financial Services is proud to announce that Monica Edwards, Senior Vice President & Director of New Markets Tax Credit at TruFund, has been recognized as...

TRUIMPACT ANNOUNCEMENT – TruFund Announces Closing of its Neighborhood Health Center NMTC Transaction

NEW YORK, NY | January 8, 2024 – Empowerment Reinvestment Fund (ERF), a subsidiary of TruFund Financial Services, is proud to announce the closing of its Neighborhood Health Center NMTC transaction!...

TRUIMPACT ANNOUNCEMENT – TruFund Announces Closing of the Grand Concourse NMTC Investment in New York

NEW YORK, NY- December 21, 2023 – Empowerment Reinvestment Fund (ERF), a subsidiary of TruFund Financial Services, Inc. (TruFund, is proud to announce the closing of the Grand Concourse New Markets...

TRUIMPACT STORY | Jitaol Engineering

Headquartered in Fort Worth Texas, Jitaol Engineering is a versatile engineering company with more than 50 years of combined personnel experience. From construction to several forms of engineering...

TRUIMPACT STORY | Design Architecture Art

“We believe that we have found, in you, a company that is genuine, serious and responsible.” That is what Neudes Valbuena, business owner of Design Architecture Art LLC, says about her company’s...

TRUIMPACT STORY | Lakou Cafe

Cassandre's journey from the corporate world to becoming the owner and general manager of Lakou Cafe in Weeksville, Brooklyn, is an inspiring tale of transformation and community impact. Recognizing...

TRUIMPACT STORY | Leroy’s LipSmack’n Lemonade

In 2014, Leroy and Sherilyn Hayward embarked on a remarkable journey when they founded Leroy’s LipSmack'n Lemonade, a business born out of love and the desire to create a brighter future for their...

TRUIMPACT STORY: “TruFund was critical to our business during the COVID-19 period.”

TruFund is proud to support Francilia Rahim Wilkins, founder and CEO of R.F. Wilkins Consultants, a business development and management consulting firm. Since Francilia founded the company 11 years...

TruImpact Story: “Through TruFund’s RAP product, I was able to make my dream of commercial real estate ownership a reality”

Brad Hitchens, owner of Salon 623 recently made his dream of owning commercial property in North Baton Rouge, Louisiana a reality.  Brad is a professional barber by trade and has been in this...

TruImpact Story: “Even though I have experience in web design, it was helpful to get another strong marketing perspective, thank you TruFund.”

http://heatherfalls.com

Heather Falls is a female business strategist that aims to empower and teach mom business owners and entrepreneurs how to grow their dream business with confidence and...

TruImpact Story: “My wellness center is still standing because I had access to capital.”

Impact Highlights:

Woman-owned business
MBE
Women’s health private practice serving Third Ward of Houston
PPP allowed Dr. Richmond to maintain her practice & wellness center, pay...

TruImpact Story: “The part I was most fearful about was gathering the paperwork, but TruFund made it easy.”

Minority & Woman-owned
PPP allowed Dr. Toaston to sustain her practice
Could not receive loan through her business bank but smooth process with TruFund

Dr. Tanisha Toaston is an...

TruImpact Story: “I went from making good tea to actually knowing how to run a business.”

Joell Regal, founder and owner of Royaltea in Birmingham, Alabama participated in TruFund’s Business at the B.E.A.C.H program. “Business at the B.E.A.C.H turned my whole operation around. I went from...

TruImpact Story: “I feel like the HER in CertifyHER”

https://sharitamhumphrey.com/

A certified financial educator, money coach, and speaker, Sharita Humphrey’s financial coaching inspires entrepreneurs from rural Texas to Namibia to unlock their...

TruImpact Story: Anita Craig Owner of Trvl Love Koffee Shares How Participating in the EMPOWER by Go Daddy Program at TruFund Has Changed Her Business

Since she was little, Anita Craig had always dreamed of owning a moving bakery where she could share her love for coffee and baked goods. Anita worked as an engineering technologist prior to starting...