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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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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HMFI’s Annual Holiday Drive

November 27, 2018

HMFI’s Annual Holiday Drive By Bobby Pedersen (MSB ’21) With the holiday season in full swing, HMFI is set to continue its own holiday tradition – the Annual Holiday...

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