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Bay Soundings

Low-cost Loans Help Homeowners Prepare for Climate Change

UPDATED AUGUST 30, 2023 2:42 PM Read the original article at Bay Soundings, Tampa Bay’s Environmental News When most people think about resilience in the ...

Post date: August 30, 2023

SELF’s Climate Resiliency Leadership in the South, LMI Communities highlighted by Coalition for Green Capital

SELF Leads Climate Resiliency Efforts Across the South, Providing Unique Financial Tools to Serve LMI Communities The Solar and Energy Loan Fund (SELF) recently reached ...

Post date: March 23, 2023
Hill Heat

Congressional Climate Camp: Implementing the Inflation Reduction Act and Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act

Read More at HillHeat What to learn more about climate policy? But not sure where to start? We have you covered. The Environmental and Energy ...

Author: Science Policy Legislation ActionPost date: March 10, 2023
Miami Herald

Need a new roof or impact windows but don’t have the cash? Explore these options

BY ALEX HARRIS UPDATED FEBRUARY 14, 2023 10:56 PM 00:15 01:33 Read the original article at the Miami Herald Skyrocketing insurance premiums, energy costs and ...

Author: Alex HarrisPost date: February 14, 2023

Funding a Clean Energy Future and More Than Just a Zoo

Listen on WQCS Fort Pierce – Friday January 27, 2023: This week on In Focus, with IRSC Public Media, Doug Coward, Executive Director of the Solar ...

Author: Kevin Kerrigan Post date: January 27, 2023

SELF, the Nation’s First Local Green Bank, Celebrates $30 Million in Projects Financed

WQCS | By WQCS Published January 13, 2023, at 3:00 AM EST Fort Pierce, Fla., Friday January 13th, 2023 – SELF, a non-profit solar and energy loan fund, is ...

Author: WQCS NewsPost date: January 13, 2023

Press Releases

July 25, 2023

SELF, America’s First Community Development Green Bank, Launches the “Southern Climate Equity Accelerator”

A first cohort of nascent green funds joined this new regional initiative led by SELF to prepare for the deployment of federal funds that aim ...

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July 12, 2023

Solar and Energy Loan Fund and Georgia Hispanic Construction Association Forge Partnership to Drive Economic, Environmental, and Financial Equity 

ATLANTA (June 26, 2023) – The Solar and Energy Loan Fund (SELF) and the Georgia Hispanic Construction Association (GHCA) have forged a partnership to support ...

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June 26, 2023

SELF Receives Second Grant from Opportunity Finance Network’s Finance Justice Fund

For Immediate ReleaseJune 26, 2023 The Solar and Energy Loan Fund (SELF), America’s first local green bank and Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI), announced today ...

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February 24, 2023


Funding helps support novice and minority developers of affordable housing FORT PIERCE, Fla., Feb. 24, 2023 – The Solar and Energy Loan Fund (SELF), America’s ...

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January 31, 2023


Funding helps SELF build capital, provide more green loans in disadvantaged communities FORT PIERCE, Fla., Jan. 31, 2023 – The Solar and Energy Loan Fund ...

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January 18, 2023

SELF Names Microfinance Expert Duanne Andrade as New Executive Director

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Fort Pierce, Fla., January 18, 2023 – SELF, a non-profit national leader in green financing and energy equity, announced a leadership transition ...

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