Lend for America helps student leaders to build their communities through the creation of campus microfinance institutions (Campus MFIs). Our national platform supports students practicing microfinance in the U.S. by providing training, networking, funding, and research.
Join the only national membership for campus based MFIs. Access technical assistance, training, resources, and grants.
Apply now to become a Lend for America Fellow to participate in a year-long incubation program for students interested in launching new Campus MFIs.
Join the only movement of young people leading microfinance initiatives across the U.S. Lend for America Members are campus-based microfinance institutions, 'Campus MFIs.' Each group has its own mission, its own set of services, and leans on the national platform for training, resources and knowledge sharing.
To become a member, an organization must serve at least one client. LFA offers members access to our resource library, small grants, invitations to our annual conference, unlimited technical assistance including on-site consulting, and networking opportunities. Annual membership dues are $200 for 2013-2014. Contact us if you'd like to receive an application.
Berkeley Microfinance Fund
University of California Berkeley
Arizona Microcredit Initiative
Arizona State University
Claremont McKenna College
University of Notre Dame
Social Entrepreneurs of Grinnell
University of Michigan
Elmseed Enterprise Fund
Hilltop Microfinance Initiative
Bentley Microfinance Group
The Intersect Fund
Hamilton Microfinance Club
Haverford Microfinance Club
University of St. Francis
Capital Good Fund