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.

EMERGENCY LOANS

Assists normally self-supporting individuals with money for rent, moving expenses, security deposit, car repair or used car purchase and medical and dental emergencies. 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.

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.

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.

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.

RESETTLEMENT LOANS

Assisting recent emigres with the costs of housing, transportation and subsistence while settling into a new life in Los Angeles. Learn more.

GREEN LOAN PROGRAM

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

MORRIS DOBERNE CAMPERSHIP EXPERIENCE LOAN PROGRAM

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

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