Funds and Resources

ADB offers loans, grants, and technical assistance from Special Funds, Trust Funds, and other sources to help reduce poverty in Asia’s poorest countries.

European Union–ASEAN Catalytic Green Finance Facility Trust Fund

What is the fund?

The European Union–ASEAN Catalytic Green Finance Facility (EU-ACGF) is a single-partner trust fund established in December 2023 under the ACGF, a facility of the ASEAN Infrastructure Fund (AIF).

What are the priorities?

The objective of the EU-ACGF fund is to support ASEAN member countries in Southeast Asia to transition to low-emission, climate-resilient infrastructure development. The EU-ACGF will reduce greenhouse gas emissions and improve climate-resilience by providing de-risking loan funds, supporting project origination and structuring, and building knowledge and capacity in the region. The fund is managed by ADB’s Southeast Asia Green Finance Hub.

What kind of activities are eligible for the fund?

The fund resources will be used to finance technical assistance activities, concessional loans, direct charges, and other activities on which the EU and ADB agree.

Who is eligible to receive the fund?

ADB developing member countries in Southeast Asia, which are members of ASEAN, are eligible to receive support from the fund.

Who supports the fund?

The European Union supports the fund.