The non-profit Solar and Energy Loan Fund (SELF) provides unsecured personal loans to qualifying Florida Homeowners for:
SELF gives qualifying homeowners the ability to secure financing for:
Weatherization and insulation
Replacement of inefficient air-conditioning systems
Solar thermal and solar photovoltaic (PV) systems
Roofs, windows, doors, and hurricane shutters
disability products and aging in place
SELF provides home improvement loans up to $50,000.
In June 2010, St. Lucie County received a grant award through the U.S. Department of Energy’s Energy Efficiency Block Grant Program (EECBG). The $2.9 million award was used to kick-start the SELF pilot loan program, which began taking applications and making loans in early 2011. SELF has now expanded statewide.
SELF is a Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI), certified by the U.S. Department of Treasury.