Category: Development Banks

This page can help you locate development banks that make loans to federal governments in developing countries for the purpose of promoting their economic, social, and human development. Development banks do not normally lend directly to organizations. However, the governments may sometimes be able to use funds from projects supported by development banks to support organizational activities closely related to implementing the project.
  • African Development Bank
    • The African Development Bank (AfDB) Groupís mission is to help reduce poverty, improve living conditions for Africans and mobilize resources for the continentís economic and social development. Also available in French.
  • Asian Development Bank
    • Asian Development Bank is an international development finance institution whose mission is to help its developing member countries reduce poverty and improve the quality of life of their people.
  • EuropeAid Development and Cooperation
    • EuropeAid Development and Cooperation is a European Commission department, that is responsible for designing European development policy and delivering aid throughout the world. EuropeAid delivers aid through a set of financial instruments with a focus on ensuring the quality of EU aid and its effectiveness. An active and proactive player in the development field, we promote good governance, human and economic development and tackle universal issues, such as fighting hunger and preserving natural resources.
  • OPEC Fund for International Development
    • The OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID) is the development finance institution established by the Member States of OPEC in 1976 as a collective channel of aid to the developing countries. OFID works in cooperation with developing country partners and the international donor community to stimulate economic growth and alleviate poverty in all disadvantaged regions of the world. It does this by providing financing to build essential infrastructure, strengthen social services delivery and promote productivity, competitiveness and trade.
  • World Bank
    • The World Bank is a vital source of financial and technical assistance to developing countries around the world. They provide low-interest loans, interest-free credit and grants to developing countries for education, health, infrastructure, communications and many other purposes.