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Post date: October 7, 2021
Post date: October 7, 2021
Post date: October 7, 2021
The Climate Reality Project

Why We Need A National Climate Bank

Over a dozen states have reaped emissions-cutting, job-creating benefits of green banks, and lawmakers are now seeing the massive potential for one at the national scale. As Congress starts working on the massive budget bill that represents major climate legislation in the US, green banks and specifically a national climate bank will to be part of the package.

Author: The Climate Reality Project StaffPost date: August 27, 2021
The Invading Sea: Can South Florida Be Saved?

Steve Sowders: The Solar and Energy Loan Fund enables low-income property owners to get loans for roofing work

BY Kevin Mims, — 07/12/2020 The Invading Sea released a series titled “The Business of Climate Change,” which highlights the climate views of businessmen and women ...

Author: Kevin MimsPost date: July 12, 2021
Sun Sentinel

There’s help for energy-efficiency improvements for low-income homeowners

The Sun Sentinel published “The Business of Climate Change,” featuring Doug Coward

Author: Kevin MimsPost date: July 12, 2021

Press Releases

July 1, 2021

SELF Receives Grant for “Impact Polk 2021”

A grant from the George W. Jenkins Fund within the GiveWell Community Foundation will help rebuild underserved communities in Polk County.

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April 27, 2021

SELF CFO Testifies Before U.S. Senate Environment Committee

Duanne Andrade provided expert testimony on Green Banks for the Environment and Public Works Subcommittee Hearing on S.283, the National Climate Bank Act.

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March 10, 2021

SELF secures $5 Million Line of Credit from BankUnited

SELF secures $5 Million Line of Credit from BankUnited Florida’s premier “green” home improvement lender receives largest investment to date Ft. Pierce, FL (March 10, ...

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February 12, 2021

SELF launches $1 million Empowerment Fund

The nonprofit SELF organization is excited to announce its $1 Million Empowerment Fund earmarked for communities of color in the Treasure Coast region.

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January 4, 2021

Gibson Plaza to Get New Roof & Solar Panels

SELF, Miami-Dade County, and the Lowenstein Foundation team up to build climate-resilient, sustainable low-income housing. MIAMI, Fla., Jan. 4, 2021 – The residents of Gibson ...

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May 19, 2020

Nonprofit Home Improvement Lender Expanding into Orlando/Orange County

SELF helps homeowners with affordable financing for much-needed home improvements Orlando, FL – May 19, 2020 – The non-profit SELF organization is opening a satellite ...

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