EIF issued loans to support financial intermediaries in their capacity to finance micro- and social enterprises to foster employment growth and social inclusion.
Main purpose: The fund aims at boosting the lending capacity of eligible financial intermediaries that improve the access to finance for micro-enterprises (including the self-employed and those that employ vulnerable people) and social enterprises in order to create jobs and support social inclusion.
Budget: 200 million EUR
Financing type: Senior and subordinated loans
Who is eligible: financial intermediaries yet for additional information on eligibility and other criteria as well as documentation requirements, please send an email to EaSI_Funded@eif.org directly.