Loan Programs

As specific community needs are identified, new loan programs are created. JFLA loan programs change lives and save lives, working to promote self-sufficiency with dignity.  To learn more about JFLA loan programs and qualifications, please click a link below.

GENERAL LOANS

At the heart of JFLA is the General Loan Program, providing interest-free loans of up to $5,000 to individuals and families of all faiths in Los Angeles and Ventura Counties. Learn more.

VETERAN LOANS

In recent years, veteran’s requests from the JFLA General Loan Program have included interest-free loans for food and clothing, housing needs, basic transportation vehicles and repairs, medical and dental emergencies and vocational training. Learn more.

STUDENT LOANS

Loans for undergraduate and graduate students, technical and vocational students, Israel experience programs and students pursuing a degree or certification in the nursing field. Learn more.

HOME HEALTHCARE LOANS

A program for families in need of short-term home care for children, parents and spouses with loans averaging $5,000. Loans of up to $10,000 are also available for fall prevention needs. Learn more.

SMALL BUSINESS LOANS

Since its inception, JFLA’s Micro-Enterprise Loan Programs have distributed over $4.5 million in interest-free loans to entrepreneurs throughout Greater Los Angeles. Learn more.

GREEN LOAN PROGRAM

Loans of up to $5,000 to LA County residents for environmental upgrades. Learn more.

IN VITRO FERTILIZATION LOANS

Addresses the needs of Jewish couples in Southern California struggling with in vitro fertilization bills and expenses by providing them with interest-free loans of up to $15,000. Learn more.

JEWISH LIFE CYCLE EVENT LOANS

Financial assistance to Jewish families for all life cycle events, including brit milot & Bar/Bat mitzvahs. Loans are also available on a non-sectarian basis for weddings and funerals. In addition, JFLA provides loans for expenses associated with a first-time home purchase for Jewish Day School Teachers, Jewish couples adopting a child or undergoing in vitro fertilization, and Jewish campership experiences.  Learn more.

CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL NEEDS LOANS

Interest-free loans of up to $10,000 to families of all faiths for diagnostic expenses, funding for behavioral supports, shadows or inclusion specialists, educational reimbursement waiting periods, durable medical equipment needs, home improvement expenses for medical necessity and funding to purchase specialized vehicles. Learn more.

SUMMER CAMPS LOANS

Offers interest-free loans of $2,000/child to send children to Jewish day camp or Jewish sleep-away camp. Learn More

ADOPTION ASSISTANCE LOANS

This fund makes available interest-free loans of up to $15,000 to couples going through the adoption process, domestic or foreign. Learn More

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