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Smarter Small Business Loans With 504

Get the financing you need to start or expand your business, with an SBA 504 loan. With more than 25 years of experience, Self-Help is here to help you build your business’s future.

Advantages of a Self-Help SBA 504 loan:

  • Below-market interest rates
  • Low down payments (typically 10%)
  • Simplified underwriting and approval
  • Preferential lending terms
  • Long-term, fixed-rate financing

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   25 Years of Building Small Businesses

Sweet Potato exporter finds growth with an SBA 504 loan. Watch Their Story
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Trusted and Proven Local Expertise in 504 Lending

Self-Help Ventures Fund is more than just a lender. We’re an organization with a mission: to create and protect ownership and economic opportunity for all. We believe in providing fair, responsible loans that drive economic development, support small businesses and create vibrant communities. Since our founding in 1980, the various Self-Help organizations have provided more than $7 billion in financing to nearly 87,000 businesses, families and individuals underserved by traditional financial institutions. Learn more about our history here.