Funds

ADB administers for its projects the following funds and financing facilities. Partners are welcome to contribute to these funds through cofinancing. See cofinancing partnerships.

Name Type Fund Contributors Year Established
ADB Institute Special Fund (ADBISF) Special Fund Australia, Japan, Republic of Korea 1996
Afghanistan Infrastructure Trust Fund (AITF) Trust Fund Japan, United Kingdom, United States 2010
ASEAN Infrastructure Fund (AIF) Other Fund Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao People's Democratic Republic, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Viet Nam 2011
Asia Pacific Carbon Fund (APCF) Trust Fund Belgium, Finland, Luxembourg, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland 2006
Asia Pacific Disaster Response Fund (APDRF) Special Fund ADB 2009
Asia Pacific Project Preparation Facility (APPPF) Trust Fund Australia, Canada, Japan 2014
Asian Clean Energy Fund (ACEF) Trust Fund Japan 2008
Asian Development Fund (ADF) Special Fund ADB Member Countries 1973
Australia-ADB South Asia Development Partnership Facility (AASADPF) Trust Fund Australia 2006
Australian Technical Assistance Grant (TAGF-AUS) Trust Fund Australia 1993
Canadian Climate Fund for the Private Sector in Asia (CCPSA) Trust Fund Canada 2013
Canadian Cooperation Fund on Climate Change (CCC) Trust Fund Canada 2001
Carbon Capture and Storage Fund (CCSF) Trust Fund Australia, Global Carbon Capture and Storage Institute, United Kingdom 2009
Clean Energy Fund (CEF) Trust Fund Australia, Norway, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom 2007
Climate Change Fund (CCF) Special Fund ADB 2008
Cooperation Fund for Project Preparation in the Greater Mekong Subregion and in Other Specific Asian Countries (PPGMSSAC) Trust Fund France 2004
Cooperation Fund for Regional Trade and Financial Security Initiative (FRTFSI) Trust Fund Australia, Japan, United States 2004
Cooperation Fund in Support of Managing for Development Results (MfDR) Trust Fund Canada, Netherlands, Norway 2004
Cooperation with France: Technical Assistance Grant Fund (TAGF-FRA) Trust Fund France 1989
Cooperation with Norway: 2nd Technical Assistance Grant Fund (TAGF-NOR) Trust Fund Norway 1999
Credit Guarantee and Investment Facility (CGIF) Other Fund ADB, Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, People's Republic of China, Indonesia, Japan, Republic of Korea, Lao People's Democratic Republic, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Viet Nam 2010
Danish Cooperation Fund for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency in Rural Areas (DREEERA) Trust Fund Denmark 2001
2nd Danish Cooperation Fund for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency in Rural Areas (DREEERA2) Trust Fund Denmark 2006
2nd Danish Cooperation Fund for Technical Assistance (DTA2) Trust Fund Denmark 2003
Development Cooperation Fund for Technical Assistance with Belgium (TAGF-BEL) Trust Fund Belgium 1996
e-Asia and Knowledge Partnership Fund (EAKPF) Trust Fund Republic of Korea 2006
Financial Sector Development Partnership Fund (FSDPF) Trust Fund Luxembourg 2006
Financial Sector Development Partnership Special Fund (FSDPSF) Trust Fund Luxembourg 2013
2nd Finnish Technical Assistance Grant Fund (FTAGF2) Trust Fund Finland 1999
Future Carbon Fund (FCF) Other Fund Belgium, Finland, Republic of Korea, Sweden, 2 private sector partners 2009
Gender and Development Cooperation Fund (GD) Trust Fund Australia, Canada, Denmark, Ireland, Norway 2003
Governance Cooperation Fund (GCF) Trust Fund Canada, Denmark, Ireland, Norway 2001
Integrated Disaster Risk Management Fund (IDRMF) Trust Fund Canada 2013
Investment Climate Facilitation Fund (ICFF) Trust Fund Japan 2008
Japan Fund for Information and Communication Technology (JFICT) Trust Fund Japan 2001
Japan Fund for Poverty Reduction (JFPR) Trust Fund Japan 2000
Japan Fund for Public Policy Training (JFPPT) Trust Fund Japan 2004
Japan Fund for the Joint Crediting Mechanism (JFJCM) Trust Fund Japan 2014
Japan Scholarship Program (JSP) Trust Fund Japan 1988
Japan Special Fund (JSF) Special Fund Japan 1988
Leading Asia’s Private Sector Infrastructure Fund (LEAP) Trust Fund Japan 2016
Multi-Partner Trust Fund under the Water Financing Partnership Facility (WFPF-MPTF) Trust Fund Australia, Austria, Norway, Spain, Switzerland 2006
Netherlands Trust Fund for the Water Financing Partnership Facility (WFPF-NET) Trust Fund Netherlands 2006
New Zealand Cooperation Fund for Technical Assistance (TAGF-NZL) Trust Fund New Zealand 1999
Pacific Business Investment Trust Fund (PBITF) Trust Fund Australia 2014
Pakistan Economic Corridors Programme (PECP) Other Fund United Kingdom 2015
People's Republic of China Regional Cooperation and Poverty Reduction Fund (PRCF) Trust Fund People's Republic of China 2005
Public-Private Infrastructure Advisory Facility (PPIAF) Other Fund World Bank (Trustee) 1999
Regional Cooperation and Integration Fund (RCIF) Special Fund Japan 2007
Regional Malaria and Other Communicable Disease Threats Trust Fund (RMTF) Trust Fund Australia, Canada, United Kingdom 2013
Sanitation Financing Partnership Trust Fund (SFPTF) Trust Fund Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation 2000
Spanish Cooperation Fund for Technical Assistance (STA) Trust Fund Spain 2000
Swiss Cooperation Fund for Consulting Services (SCS) Trust Fund Switzerland 1988
Technical Assistance Special Fund (TASF) Special Fund ADB Member Countries 1967
Typhoon Yolanda Multi-Donor Trust Fund (TYMTF) Trust Fund Finland, United Kingdom 2013
Urban Climate Change Resilience Trust Fund (UCCRTF) Trust Fund Rockefeller Foundation, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United States 2013
Urban Environmental Infrastructure Fund (UEIF) Trust Fund Sweden 2009

ADB is authorized by its Charter (Article 19) to establish and administer special funds. Whenever a special fund involves contributions from financing partners, these funds are administered with the same level of care as ADB’s own resources.

Name Fund Contributors Year Established
ADB Institute Special Fund (ADBISF) Australia, Japan, Republic of Korea 1996
Asia Pacific Disaster Response Fund (APDRF) ADB 2009
Asian Development Fund (ADF) ADB Member Countries 1973
Climate Change Fund (CCF) ADB 2008
Financial Sector Development Partnership Special Fund (FSDPSF) ADB 2013
Japan Special Fund (JSF) Japan 1988
Regional Cooperation and Integration Fund (RCIF) ADB, Japan 2007
Technical Assistance Special Fund (TASF) ADB Member Countries 1967

Trust funds enable a partner to channel grants for a restricted group of countries, focus areas, or programs. ADB fully administers the funds as trustee or sub-trustee in an investment portfolio separate from ADB’s own resources. Trust funds can involve one or more partners.

Name Sub-type Fund Contributors Year Established
Afghanistan Infrastructure Trust Fund (AITF) Multi-partner Japan, United Kingdom, United States 2010
Asia Pacific Project Preparation Facility (APPPF) Multi-partner Australia, Canada, Japan 2014
Asian Clean Energy Fund (ACEF) Single-partner Japan 2008
Australia-ADB South Asia Development Partnership Facility (AASADPF) Single-partner Australia 2006
Australian Technical Assistance Grant (TAGF-AUS) Single-partner Australia 1993
Canadian Climate Fund for the Private Sector in Asia (CCPSA) Single-partner Canada 2013
Canadian Cooperation Fund on Climate Change (CCC) Single-partner Canada 2001
Carbon Capture and Storage Fund (CCSF) Multi-partner Australia, Global Carbon Capture and Storage Institute, United Kingdom 2009
Clean Energy Fund (CEF) Multi-partner Australia, Norway, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom 2007
Cooperation Fund for Project Preparation in the Greater Mekong Subregion and in Other Specific Asian Countries (PPGMSSAC) Single-partner France 2004
Cooperation Fund for Regional Trade and Financial Security Initiative (FRTSI) Multi-partner Australia, Japan, United States 2004
Cooperation Fund in Support of Managing for Development Results (MfDR) Multi-partner Canada, Netherlands, Norway 2004
Cooperation with France: Technical Assistance Grant Fund (TAGF-FRA) Single-partner France 1989
Cooperation with Norway: 2nd Technical Assistance Grant Fund (TAGF-NOR2) Single-partner Norway 1999
Danish Cooperation Fund for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency in Rural Areas (DREEERA) Single-partner Denmark 2001
2nd Danish Cooperation Fund for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency in Rural Areas (DREEERA2) Single-partner Denmark 2006
2nd Danish Cooperation Fund for Technical Assistance (DTA2) Single-partner Denmark 2003
Development Cooperation Fund for Technical Assistance with Belgium (TAGF-BEL) Single-partner Belgium 1996
e-Asia and Knowledge Partnership Fund (EAKPF) Single-partner Republic of Korea 2006
Financial Sector Development Partnership Fund (FSDPF) Single-partner Luxembourg 2006
2nd Finnish Technical Assistance Grant Fund (FTAGF2) Single-partner Finland 1999
Gender and Development Cooperation Fund (GD) Multi-partner Australia, Canada, Denmark, Ireland, Norway 2003
Governance Cooperation Fund (GCF) Multi-partner Canada, Denmark, Ireland, Norway 2001
Integrated Disaster Risk Management Fund (IDRMF) Single-partner Canada 2013
Investment Climate Facilitation Fund (ICFF) Single-partner Japan 2008
Japan Fund for Information and Communication Technology (JFICT) Single-partner Japan 2001
Japan Fund for Poverty Reduction (JFPR) Single-partner Japan 2000
Japan Fund for Public Policy Training (JFPPT) Single-partner Japan 2004
Japan Fund for the Joint Crediting Mechanism (JFJCM) Single-partner Japan 2014
Japan Scholarship Program (JSP) Single-partner Japan 1988
Leading Asia’s Private Sector Infrastructure Fund (LEAP) Single-partner Japan 2016
Multi-Partner Trust Fund under the Water Financing Partnership Facility (WFPF-MPTF) Multi-partner Australia, Austria, Norway, Spain, Switzerland 2006
Netherlands Trust Fund for the Water Financing Partnership Facility (WFPF-NET) Single-partner Netherlands 2006
New Zealand Cooperation Fund for Technical Assistance (TAGF-NZL) Single-partner New Zealand 1999
Pacific Business Investment Trust Fund (PBITF) Single-partner Australia 2014
People's Republic of China Regional Cooperation and Poverty Reduction Fund (PRCF) Single-partner People's Republic of China 2005
Regional Malaria and Other Communicable Disease Threats Trust Fund (RMTF) Multi-partner Australia, Canada, United Kingdom 2013
Sanitation Financing Partnership Trust Fund (SFPTF) Single-partner Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation 2000
Spanish Cooperation Fund for Technical Assistance (STA) Trust Fund Spain 2013
Swiss Cooperation Fund for Consulting Services (SCS) Single-partner Switzerland 1988
Typhoon Yolanda Multi-Donor Trust Fund (TYMTF) Multi-partner Finland, United Kingdom 2013
Urban Climate Change Resilience Trust Fund (UCCRTF) Multi-partner Rockefeller Foundation, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United States 2013
Urban Environmental Infrastructure Fund (UEIF) Single-partner Sweden 2009

Financing partnership facilities allow strategic, long-term, multi-partner cooperation which links various forms of assistance for to support a specific sector. These include trust funds, special funds, risk-sharing mechanisms, or knowledge sharing arrangements that financing partners agree upon.

Clean Energy Financing Partnership Facility

Health Financing Partnership Facility

Regional Cooperation and Integration Financing Partnership Facility

Urban Financing Partnership Facility

Water Financing Partnership Facility

Other funds include:

  1. funds administered by ADB that are earmarked for a specific program, activity, or output identified by partners; and
  2. funds which ADB contributes to but are administered by other multilateral banks
Name Sub-type Fund Contributors Year Established
ASEAN Infrastructure Fund (AIF) Other Fund Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao People's Democratic Republic, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Viet Nam 2011
Credit Guarantee and Investment Facility (CGIF) Other Fund ADB, Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, People's Republic of China, Indonesia, Japan, Republic of Korea, Lao People's Democratic Republic, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Viet Nam 2010
Future Carbon Fund (FCF) Other Fund Belgium, Finland, Republic of Korea, Sweden, 2 private sector partners 2009
Pakistan Economic Corridors Programme (PECP) Other Fund United Kingdom 2015
Public-Private Infrastructure Advisory Facility (PPIAF) Other Fund World Bank (Trustee) 1999

Global funds are funding initiatives managed by other multilateral banks. These can be accessed by multiple agencies, including ADB. ADB helps its developing member countries gain access to global funds for which World Bank serves as the Trustee.

Name Sub-type Trustee Year Established
Climate Investment Funds (CIF) Global Fund World Bank 2008
Global Agriculture and Food Security Program (GAFSP) Global Fund World Bank 2010
Global Environment Facility (GEF) Global Fund World Bank 1991
Global Partnership for Education Fund (GPE) Global Fund World Bank 2002
Green Climate Fund (GCF) Global Fund World Bank 2010