Eligible business partners should be able to answer these questions in the affirmative:
Are you a private sector entity (i.e. not a government entity)?
Does your business operate in Latin America? The Caribbean? Sub-Saharan Africa?
Does your project or company currently generate, or is it projected to generate, sufficient return in order to be able to repay debt or provide a return on investment?
Does your business operate in a FinDev Canada priority sector, i.e. green growth (renewable energy, energy infrastructure, energy efficiency, water supply, water management, waste management, waste water management, bio-refinery products, green industrial production), agribusiness, or financial services?
Can you demonstrate the ability to have an impact on economic and social development in the host country through job creation, a contribution to women’s economic empowerment, climate change mitigation or adaptation?