oclf

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

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.

Educational
Services

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?

WELL-ESTABLISHED

We have been serving Ottawa residents since 2000

NOT-FOR-PROFIT

We leverage funding to help people achieve their goals

RESPECT

We treat others with integrity and respect

EMPOWERMENT

We improve the community in which we live and work through education and by enabling access to affordable financing

CLIENT-CENTERED

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

PARTNERSHIP

We engage Community Partners to improve client access to services

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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.

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