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.

Learn More About Us

How we can Help You

“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

Read More Stories Of Success


Small Business Loans Disbursed in 2017


Group Financial Coaching Sessions in 2017


Total Loan Capital Outstanding


Total Loan Capital Available

Learn About Our Impact

Our Partners

Semester-End Reflection: Moonlan Zhang, CEO

May 16, 2019

Semester-End Reflection By Moonlan Zhang  (SFS ’20) HMFI has been a significant part of my Georgetown experience since my first weeks of freshmen year. This semester, I’ve had the...

Read more about Semester-End Reflection: Moonlan Zhang, CEO

Senior Spotlight: Michael Bakan

April 24, 2019

Senior Spotlight: Michael Bakan By Michael Bakan  (MSB’19) What Martin Luther King Jr. said about church can easily apply to my experience at Georgetown: it’s not just a place...

Read more about Senior Spotlight: Michael Bakan