Loan Types

Hebrew Free Loan provides interest-free loans to help Jewish individuals in Northern California overcome financial challenges and pursue life dreams. Loans are also available to people who fit one of the following categories:

  • Employees of Northern California Jewish organizations (regardless of religion)
  • Students of any background who are referred for a Pollak Student Loan by one of our Hebrew Free Loan partner agencies
  • Business partners with a Northern California Jewish resident

See below to find out which loan type is right for you. If you aren’t sure, please call (415) 546-9902 x104 or e-mail

*Applicants to the Pollak Community Loan Program do not need to be Jewish, but must be referred by one of our partner agencies.This program provides student loans to young people from lower-income homes.