Targeted Financing Options

Self-Help Credit Union

Self-Help is a community development lender and real estate developer that work with individuals, organizations and communities traditionally underserved by conventional markets. Self-Help Credit Union, Self-Help Federal Credit Union, and Self-Help Ventures Fund provide financing, technical support and advocacy for those left out of the economic mainstream. Since its founding in 1980, Self-Help has reached out to female, rural and minority borrowers across North Carolina, in Washington, D.C., California, and many other states. Self Help Credit Union manages specialized loan programs across the region.



Self-Help Regional Office
926 Elizabeth Avenue
Charlotte, NC 28204-2204
(704) 332-1514

Additionally, small business financing from SBA 504 programs are available at financial institutions throughout the area.