About us

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The Rocky Mountain MicroFinance Institute (RMMFI) is a community creating economic and social mobility through entrepreneurship. We help curious people transform into serious entrepreneurs through personal, business, and financial investments.

We build community wealth through strategic investments in people and business to reimagine social and economic inclusion.


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Join the hundreds of local entrepreneurs who have launched (or re-launched) their businesses through the Idea, Launch, and Thrive stages of the RMMFI journey.

Upcoming Events


6 Mar

Mentoring, Microfinance, & a Partnership

A few years ago, Vandy Van Wagener was looking for a new volunteer opportunity, so he did a simple Google search on mentoring and microfinance. These two keywords led Vandy to RMMFI, and a partnership was born. Today, as a result of that...

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Our Awards

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Top Nonprofit

AEI Innovation Grant – American Enterprise Institute – 2019
Top-Rated Nonprofit
– Great Nonprofits2019
Top Company Finalist (Nonprofit)
– COBiz Magazine – 2018 & 2019
​Right on the Money Award ​ – Consumers United Association – 2011, 2012, 2014, 2015, 2016 & 2018
Small Nonprofit of the Year​ – Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce – 2016
David E. Bailey Small Business Advocate of the Year – Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce – 2016
Colorado ​Innovation in Philanthropy Award ​– Bank of the West – 2011