Financing facilities

Our regions of activity
Within the European Union
The EIB in the Enlargement countries
European Free Trade Association
EIB in the Mediterranean partner countries*
Maximizing synergies
Financing & advisory services
Private equity
Advisory services
FEMIP Support Package
How to apply
Trust fund
Technical advisory
Risk capital operations
CAMENA climate action envelope
Organisation and staff
The EIB in the Eastern neighbourhood countries
Cooperation with other institutions and organisations
Financing facilities
DCFTA Initiative
Trust fund
Examples of EPTATF Operations
Institutional framework
Central Asia
Institutional framework
Cooperation with other institutions and organisations
Financing facilities
Technical assistance and grants
The EIB in sub-Saharan Africa, the Caribbean and the Pacific
Madagascar and the EIB
Kenya and the EIB
Our focus in the ACP region
Looking for a loan?
Investment Facility
Boost Africa
Our partners
Senegal and the EIB
Malawi and the EIB
Tanzania and the EIB
Mali and the EIB
Asia and Latin America
United Kingdom and the EIB
Agriculture sector
Digital Economy sector
Education and training sector
Energy sector
Modernisation Fund
Forestry sector
Health and life science sector
Regional development & cohesion
Transport sector
Trans-European Networks
Transport sector
Trans-European Networks
Urban Development sector
Global Climate City Challenge
Water and wastewater management sector
Projects to be financed
Recently approved projects
Projects to be financed - Breakdown by region
Projects to be financed - Breakdown by sector
Explanatory notes
Financed projects
Projects to be financed - Breakdown by sector
Financed projects - Breakdown by region
EFSI project list
Project cycle
Applying for a loan
Operations evaluation
Operations Evaluation – Process and methodology

Financing facilities

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EIB loans are provided by the External Lending Mandates via the Member States and the European Parliament. Since the first EIB mandate in 2001, EIB activity in the region has been on the rise. The financing facilities available are summarised in the table below:


Amount (EUR m)



2014–2020 Mandate


Eastern Neighbours, Russia

Projects of significant interest to the EU in transport and energy networks as well as environmental and social infrastructure.

2007-2013 Mandate


Eastern Neighbours

Projects of significant interest to the EU in transport, energy, telecommunications and environmental infrastructure as well as loans for SMEs via banks in Eastern Partnership countries

2005-2007 Mandate


Russia, Ukraine, Moldova

Transport, telecommunications, Energy and Environment projects

2001-2005 Mandate




Neighbourhood Finance Facility


Southern and Eastern Neighbours

Supports EU investment in the region, notably from EU corporates, and facilitates equity investments in infrastructure funds of EU interest, thereby further assisting partner countries with their modernisation process