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JFLA makes loans, in part, thanks to the generosity of Cedars Sinai and LA County Supervisor Sheila Kuehl for District 3.

Small Business Eligibility

Small business loans are available for start-ups, expansions, renovations, employee salaries, and more.

You can get

Up to $7,500 with 1 qualified guarantors

Up to $36,000 with 2 qualified guarantors


  • You are a permanent resident of Los Angeles or Ventura county.
  • You have credit scores of 580 or better, can demonstrate need, and have the ability to repay the loan.
  • Your guarantors have good credit and steady income.
  • You submit all documents electronically to JFLA before your virtual interview.
  • You understand that a loan application is not automatically approved and is subject to review by the JFLA Loan Committee.
  • non-profit organizations are not eligible.

For more information about our loan programs, contact info@jfla.org.