The Ottawa Community Loan Fund (OCLF) is an incorporated non-profit organization working for financial empowerment in the Ottawa area
OCLF arranges loans to start, buy or expand your business, and professional development loans to increase your employability.
We also provide workshops about starting a business and building credit in Canada through community partners for on-site delivery.
OCLF provides loans to support your business development or growth. The loan process includes support with business plan writing and creating a cash flow.
Foreign Credential Recognition Program
Designed to provide you with a comprehensive experience as you navigate the Canadian credential assessment and pre-employment landscape.
Professional Development Loans
OCLF provides loans to cover tuition and related costs in programs that increase employability.
OCLF empowers people by giving them information and tools to increase economic confidence and self-reliance or to start a business.
How we can help you?
We have been serving Ottawa residents since 2000
We leverage funding to help people achieve their goals
We treat others with integrity and respect
We improve the community in which we live and work through education and by enabling access to affordable financing
We prioritize the client's needs in all that we do
We engage Community Partners to improve client access to services
Get in touch
OCLF empowers people by giving them information and tools to increase economic confidence and self-reliance or to start a business. Call us to find out how we could help you.