Benefits of Self-Help Charter School Loans Exclusive funds for charter schools in low-wealth communities Funds to improve your charter school's facilities, including: Purchase of a facility or land Construction of a new facility Renovations or expansions Construction financing can be rolled into permanent refinancing Flexible terms No cap on loan size Credit enhancement programs available Technical assistance from our experienced charter school team, which has served public charter schools in 16 states and D.C. How financially healthy is your charter school? Take a look at our Charter School Financial Health Metrics --a quick guide to give you a snapshot of your school's financial health. Self-Help borrower Henderson Collegiate is a rural public charter school that serves mostly low-income kids. But low-income doesn't have to mean low-achieving. Every year since the school's founding, the students at Henderson Collegiate have outpaced state expectations for student achievement.