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Ottawa Community Loan Fund

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Contact Information
Office Phone 613-366-2159
Fax 613-686-3172
Primary Executive Jane Duchscher, Executive Director
Address & Map
2211 Riverside Dr, Suite 308
Ottawa, ON K1Y 2C5
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Physical Access Fully Accessible
Description & Services
Description (Service) Incorporated non-profit organization working for financial empowerment. 
OCLF arranges microloans to * start, buy or expand a small business, and * professional development loans (such as short-term training program or foreign credential recognition) to increase employability 
OCLF provides education in  
* credit literacy, and 
* entrepreneurship.
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-4 pm
Areas Served Ottawa
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up 
Individuals 18 years and older
Application For loan consultations: call to make an appointment * For educational services: call for more information
Languages English ; French - limited ; Arabic
Fees Service - once approved, certain loan types have a small admin fee ; None - educational services (group sessions or individual consultations)
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Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 2000
Funding City / Town - City of Ottawa ; Provincial ; Federal ; United Way ; Foundation - Ontario Trillium Foundation
Elections The Board of Directors is elected.
Date Updated 30 Apr 2019
Service Categories Business Financing ; Financial Literacy Training ; Job Training Expense Assistance ; Work Related Fee Payment Assistance

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