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Self-Help has invested over $6.08 billion in financing to families, individuals, and organizations.
Self-Help partners with organizations that share our mission to improve economic opportunity. Within our home state of North Carolina, we collaborate closely with three specialty loan funds that have been designed to stimulate economic development, create jobs, and promote the social welfare of distressed and rural communities across the state.
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To learn more, email us at SpecialtyLoanFunds@self-help.org.
- Golden LEAF
Thanks to support from the Golden LEAF Foundation, Self-Help is able to offer the Golden LEAF Small Business Assistance Fund, which aims to create jobs by helping businesses expand.
- Priority industries include health care, construction, green industries, agriculture or manufacturing
- Emphasis on economically distressed and rural communities in North Carolina (Tier 1, Tier 2, and formerly tobacco-dependent Tier 3 counties)
- Minority and women business owners strongly encouraged to apply
- Can be combined with SBA or USDA guarantees
- N.C. Rural Center
Self-Help has partnered with the North Carolina Rural Economic Development Center to create the Small Business Assistance Fund, designed to promote economic development in North Carolina.
- Available to businesses across North Carolina
- Minority and women business owners are strongly encouraged to apply
- Can be combined with SBA and USDA guarantees
- For-profit businesses only
- Electronic Health Records
Self-Help partners with the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services and the N.C. Medical Society Foundation to operate the North Carolina Electronic Health Record Fund.
- Electronic Health Record (EHR) loans for primary care practices statewide
- Focused on small, rural, underserved and urban practices serving a disproportionate number of Medicaid/Medicare and indigent patients
- Managed by N.C. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Health Information Technology