SELF Secures First Private Florida Based Investment

Contact Person: Duanne Andrade, Chief Financial Officer, SELF
Telephone Number: (772) 468-1818
Email Address:

SELF Secures First Private Florida Based Investment

St. Lucie County, FL, May 4, 2017 –

The non-profit Solar and Energy Loan Fund (SELF) is pleased to announce the first private investment from a Florida-based firm, Community Capital Management, Inc., (CCM).

SELF is a community-based lending organization focused on financing home renovations that promote energy efficiency, clean energy alternatives, storm protection, water conservation, and disability products. SELF provides homeowners with building science expertise, project management, and access to low cost capital to finance sustainable home improvement projects. To date, SELF has helped more than 640 families finance $5.2 million of home improvements in 63 jurisdictions in Florida, with more than 2/3 of the lending activity in low- and moderate-income census tracts, 50% for seniors, 40% for women, and 20% for veterans.

CCM is a privately-held investment advisor founded in 1998 and headquartered in Ft. Lauderdale, FL. The firm currently manages $2.4 billion for foundations, religious organizations, pension funds, high net worth investors, registered and unregistered funds, financial advisers and their clients, non-profits and healthcare organizations.

CCM’s President and COO, Alyssa Greenspan, said, “We are committed to serving and bettering the environment and communities in which we live and work and support SELF’s mission to Rebuild and Empower Underserved Communities.” She added, “This investment aligns with our values and we are excited about the positive impact the Fund will have for Floridians looking to improve their homes with energy efficiency.”

SELF’s CFO, Duanne Andrade, said, “CCM is our 26th investor to date, and our first private investment from Florida.” She added, “We appreciate their strong commitment to clean energy and helping working-class families complete green home renovations.”

Homeowners interested in learning more about SELF can call tel. #(772) 468-1818 or visit and For more information on CCM, please call (877) 272-1977 or visit

The Author

Reporting and New Project Officer

Jacqueline is currently earning her degree in Computer Science with a focus on Software Engineering. She gained experience with SELF by volunteering time to assist with DOE reporting, ARRA & County as well as internal reporting. She also assisted in the development of the new Management Information System (MIS). Due to her high performance, she was hired on a part time basis as the IT and Reporting Associate and is now performing several duties including; troubleshooting hardware/software issues, data management assistance, graphic design and web maintenance. She is also responsible for SELF’s internal “ RESULTS DASHBOARD” a well as completing reports to various government and funding organizations. Hudson works in close liaison with all staff members to collect information and reports to directly to the CFO as well as to the Executive Director when needed, on all aspects regarding data and systems.