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, HMFI client & local small business owner

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Loan Red Flags: What to Look Out for Before Borrowing

April 24, 2020

Before submitting an application for a small business loan, it is important to know the risks involved. Understanding the red flags of loans will help you navigate these risks...

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CARES Act Payroll Protection Program (PPP)

April 21, 2020

Payroll Protection Program FAQ’s Click on each link to go directly to the question! What is the Payroll Protection Program (PPP)? Am I eligible to apply? Do I meet...

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