FinDev Canada is Canada's development finance institution (DFI), supporting the private sector in developing markets to promote sustainable development.
In today’s increasingly complex world, development finance is needed more than ever to drive sustainable and inclusive economic growth. DFIs are an important tool in this regard, providing financial services aimed at growing the local private sector in developing countries.
Through our loans and investments, we look to mobilize private sector investment in developing markets to support business initiatives which enable women's economic empowerment, climate action and market development, all under the banner of the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals.
Learn more about our development impact approach here.
We offer financial services such as investments, loans and guarantees. Additionally, through our Technical Assistance Facility, we help our clients become more proactive and inclusive agents in their respective markets. Learn more about our approach here and browse our portfolio here.
We aim to be financially sustainable by generating returns on our loans and investments, and to have a favourable economic and social impact in the communities where our clients operate.
Learn more about FinDev Canada’s mandate and activities in our FAQ.