The social development bank for Europe

Trust funds

The Bank administers 27 trust funds, whose total balance stands at € 153 million.

Trust funds financed by CEB member states

The CEB manages several trust funds financed mainly or entirely by its member states:

Trust funds financed by the European Union

The Bank also administers several trust funds funded mainly or entirely by the European Union:

The Regional Housing Programme is an initiative benefiting vulnerable refugees and internally displaced persons in the former Yugoslavia (RHP). Donors have pledged € 291 million to the Programme. The European Union (EU) is the largest donor, with € 236 million.

In 2017, the European Union contributed € 50 million to finance the construction of a state hospital in Turkey through its Facility for Refugees in Turkey. The hospital will be located in the town of Kilis, which is located near the Syrian border. It will increase the healthcare capacity of the city, whose population has doubled due to the influx of Syrian refugees.

  • EU financial instruments and programmes

The CEB also manages several trust funds funded by EU financial instruments or programmes such as the Western Balkans Investment Framework (WBIF), the European Local Energy Assistance facility (CEB-ELENA) and the Eastern Europe Energy Efficiency and Environment Partnership (E5P).

Data at end-2019