oclf

The Ottawa Community Loan Fund (OCLF) is an incorporated non-profit charitable organization working for financial empowerment in the Ottawa area

COVID-19: OCLF Safety Measures

To ensure the safety of clients, partners and employees, OCLF is taking the following steps:

  • Our offices are currently closed until further notice
  • We continue to provide services remotely. You can contact us at 613-366-2159 or info@oclf.org 
  • Please check here for further OCLF updates in response to the COVID-19 situation

OUR SERVICES

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.

Small Business
Loans

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.

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Educational
Services

OCLF empowers people by giving them information and tools to increase economic confidence and self-reliance or to start a business.

ABOUT US

WELL-ESTABLISHED​

We have been serving Ottawa residents since 2000

NOT-FOR-PROFIT

We leverage funding to help people achieve their goals​

MISSION​

We empower individuals with information and resources through education and affordable financing to improve employability and self-sufficiency​​

VISION

An inclusive Ottawa where all community members are supported in achieving personal, professional and financial success

VALUES

RESPECT

We treat others with integrity and respect

PARTNERSHIP

We engage Community Partners to improve client access to services

EMPOWERMENT

We improve the community through education and by enabling access to affordable financing

CLIENT-CENTRIC

We prioritize the client's needs in all that we do​

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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.

(613) 366-2159