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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Support Our Annual Holiday Drive!

November 14, 2020

By Jared Price (MSB ’23) and Madeleine Meier (MSB ’23) What is HMFI’s Annual Holiday Drive? With the holiday season on the horizon, HMFI is looking ahead to its Annual Holiday Drive....

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Becoming “Financially Literate”: Definition, Key Facts, and Approaches

October 03, 2020

Becoming “Financially Literate” By Jared Price (MSB’23) Navigating finances can be stressful and complicated, but small business owners can access a plethora of resources to increase financial literacy. Here...

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