Business

Normally up to $50,000; Limited to $20,000 during Covid-19 pandemic*

Launch or expand your small business. Our committee of experienced business leaders will provide feedback on your business plan as part of the loan review process. Read more about some of the businesses that Hebrew Free Loan has helped make possible.

* We have temporarily lowered the maximum on business loans from $50,000 to $20,000 during the Covid-19 pandemic. Loans of $50,000 will be available again when economic conditions improve.

If you’re unsure what loan type to apply for, select the one that seems like the best fit. A loan officer will work with you to figure out what type of loan will be most helpful.

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