Self-Help Ventures Fund
(Ventures Fund) is a nonprofit Certified Community Development
Financial Institution (CDFI) that concentrates its lending on higher-risk, unconventional, and high
impact business loans. It also operates a national secondary market program bringing home
ownership opportunities to low-wealth borrowers. Together with Self-Help Credit Union, the Venture
Fund's programs have helped people of color, women, rural residents, and low-wealth families to buy
homes, build businesses, and strengthen communities.