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Founded in Durham in 1980, Self-Help is a nonprofit community development lender, real estate developer and credit union that serves communities traditionally underserved by conventional markets. We have provided over $9.1 billion in financing to more than 154,000 families, small businesses and nonprofits across the country.

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Expertise in Financing to Build Stronger Communities

With our breadth of experience, Self-Help staff is a solid resource on a range of stories. Here is a partial list of areas where we have financing and policy expertise:

We are glad to work with the media to share our experience and to help find additional sources as necessary.