SAN ANTONIO, Nov. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Please join representatives from Comerica Bank and the Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas (FHLB Dallas) at 11:30 a.m., November 19, 2014, at Davis Middle School, 4702 E. Houston Street, San Antonio, Texas, as they present a $10,000 Partnership Grant Program (PGP) award to Sistas in Business.
Sistas in Business is a decade-old company that helps African-American women business owners by providing training, networking opportunities, business planning, and more. The PGP grant will be used to provide technical assistance for small business start-ups in the areas of financial literacy, marketing, social media, and business plans.
Comerica Bank, an FHLB Dallas member, participates in the PGP, which provides funding for the operational needs of community-based organizations involved in affordable housing and economic development. FHLB Dallas matches a member's cash contribution to a community-based organization of $500 up to $5,000 at a 3:1 ratio. In 2014, FHLB Dallas awarded $225,000 in PGP awards through its members.
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11:30 a.m., Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Laura Thompson, President, Sistas in Business
Vanessa T. Reed, Assistant Vice President & South Texas CRA Manager, Comerica Bank
Steve Matkovich, Sr. Affordable Housing Analyst, FHLB Dallas
Davis Middle School Library
4702 E. Houston Street
San Antonio, TX 78220
Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas
SOURCE Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas