JELF grants interest-free loans to Jewish students from Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia.
Isaac Dakar, graduate of University of the Redlands (CA) in 2010, from Miami, FL
Dorian Weiss, from North Palm Beach and current student at SCAD >Read more
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Getting a Loan
With more than 130 years of history, JELF began as the Hebrew Orphan's Home in Atlanta and has since evolved twice before formally changing its name to JELF in 1989... Read more about our history.
JELF is a proud partner of
JELF’s Full Circle Society is a giving circle of successful alumni who have received our loans, paid those loans off and are now able to give back. Learn more about how you can join.
JELF By the Numbers
In 2016, JELF granted $814,070 in loans to 220 students. Since 1961, JELF has loaned nearly $11 million. JELF maintains a 99% repayment rate and currently has $5.4 million out on the streets. Read more about our impact.
JELF (Jewish Educational Loan Fund)
4549 Chamblee Dunwoody Road
Atlanta, GA 30338
Central Office: 770-396-3080 firstname.lastname@example.org