Welcome to the Hilltop Microfinance Initiative

HMFI aims to empower individuals by promoting financial independence and stimulating economic growth in the DC area. We offer a committed partnership that helps small business owners excluded from the commercial lending system grow their businesses by providing affordable access to capital.

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“I decided to apply for a loan with HMFI because it was a good opportunity for me to obtain capital that I would not otherwise have access to.”

-Aaron, client & founder of ATA Transportation

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New Hire Profile – Spring 2019

February 17, 2019

New Hire Profile – Spring 2019 By Isabelle Wisco (MSB ’22) At the end of January, HMFI welcomed 10 new hires: Erica Arnold, Alejandro Castro, Jack Denny, Rhodia Eid, Lorenzo...

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Knowing Our Community: HMFI’s Outreach

December 17, 2018

HMFI’s Annual Holiday Drive By Emma Ladouceur (MSB ’21) This semester had a variety of outreach events with Community Development Organizations, local markets, small business fairs and more. Outreach...

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