All CEB loans are granted in accordance with the Bank’s mandate. They have to meet specific technical and social criteria, and be in strict conformity with the Bank’s environmental, procurement and compliance guidelines and policies.

The sectoral lines of action underpin the CEB’s five-year development plan, which forms the Bank’s medium term-strategy. The current Strategic Framework organises these lines into: Investing in people and enhancing human capital; Promoting inclusive and resilient living environments and Supporting jobs and economic and financial inclusion corresponding to the new strategic priorities established by the CEB to better support the social policies of its member countries.

Latest projects approved:

DateBorrowerLine of actionAmountSummary
24/04/2023Government (Türkiye)Promoting Inclusive and Resilient Living Environments€ 250 000 000The aim of the Public sector Financing Facility (PFF) is to support Türkiye’s efforts in recuperating the delivery of health services, as well as the country’s medium-term efforts to rebuild resilient health facilities impaired by the earthquake. The PFF will partially finance investments in the 11 affected provinces of Adana, Adıyaman, Diyarbakır, Elazığ, Gaziantep, Hatay, Kahramanmaraş, Kilis, Malatya, Osmaniye and Şanlıurfa.
16/03/2023City of Kuopio (Finland)Promoting Inclusive and Resilient Living Environments€ 50 000 000An additional Public Sector Financing Facility (PFF) request to part-finance investments related to the construction of new structures as well as the restoration, renovation or extension of existing facilities in line with the City Strategy 2030.
16/03/2023City of Vilnius (Lithuania)Promoting Inclusive and Resilient Living Environments€ 35 000 000An additional Public Sector Financing Facility (PFF) request to part-finance investments under the City’s long-term strategy including the construction of new structures as well as the restoration and renovation of existing facilities for the budgetary period 2023-2025. The PFF will part-finance a number of subprojects ranging from sports and cultural facilities to schools and healthcare infrastructure. Furthermore, the PFF will support the provision of municipal services to refugees from Ukraine.
16/03/2023Europejski Fundusz Leasingowy S.A. (EFL) (Poland)Supporting Jobs and Economic and Financial Inclusion€ 200 000 000The Programme Loan will support job creation and maintenance by co-financing, through leases, eligible MSME investments throughout the country. As a contribution to efforts to address the climate change, the EFL will limit financing of vehicles to 50% of the total loan allocation and shall not use the proceeds from the CEB loan to finance older vehicles or light diesel vehicles. In line with the CEB’s commitment to reaching out to vulnerable groups, EFL shall direct at least 25% of CEB financing to MSMEs operating in regions with unemployment rates above the national average. The loan is also expected to target a share of 15% of loan proceeds dedicated to women entrepreneurs.
16/03/2023Coöperatieve Rabobank U.A. (Netherlands)Investing in People and Enhancing Human Capital€ 150 000 000The Programme loan aims at partially financing the Borrower’s Social Impact Loans (SIL) scheme, with the goal of on-lending funds to eligible Dutch private and not-for-profit service providers active in the healthcare, social care and education domains.
16/03/2023Municipality of Genoa (Italy)Promoting Inclusive and Resilient Living Environments€ 50 000 000The Public sector Financing Facility (PFF) shall contribute to supporting Genoa’s budgetary needs for the period 2023-2025. The loan shall partially finance eligible sub-projects in three intervention areas, namely (i) to prevent and manage hydrogeological risks, (ii) to invest in urban regeneration, and (iii) to requalify and upgrade municipal buildings, with a focus on school infrastructure.
16/03/2023Nuevo MicroBank S.A.U. (MicroBank) (Spain)Supporting Jobs and Economic and Financial Inclusion€ 100 000 000The Programme loan will be used to part-finance the lending to microbusinesses and individuals, especially among the most vulnerable people such as immigrants, in order to support job creation and to enhance social cohesion, in the form of business and family microloans.
16/03/2023Government (Serbia)Investing in People and Enhancing Human Capital€ 200 000 000The Project loan aims at creating a state-of-the-art educational, scientific, technological and entrepreneurship support institution – BIO4 campus, while fostering opportunities for individuals and businesses in Serbia and the region. The loan will partially finance expenditures related to the construction of seven buildings, hosting 15 different scientific institutes including dedicated space for private companies.
16/03/2023Government (Greece)Promoting Inclusive and Resilient Living Environments€ 80 000 000The Project loan aims at supporting rural development and water management in the Amari valley and the Messara plain in Crete, thereby contributing to fighting ageing and depopulation trends in disadvantaged rural areas of the island. In particular, the CEB loan will partially finance investments related to (i) the construction of a reservoir and water embankment dam on the Platy river, and the related construction of irrigation networks (ii) the construction of a pipeline to convey water to the agricultural plain of Messara. In addition, flood control associated with the new dam should reduce the risk of flooding in the settlements located downstream of the Platy river and in its estuary.
16/03/2023Government (Republic of Moldova)Promoting Inclusive and Resilient Living Environments€ 20 000 000The Programme loan will partially finance the refurbishment and conversion of existing buildings to increase the stock of rental social housing and to provide new student residences as well as new elderly homes. The programme also aims at improving the energy efficiency of these buildings.
27/01/2023Government (Republic of Moldova)Investing in People and Enhancing Human Capital€ 86 000 000The aim of the Project loan is to partially finance eligible investments for the construction and equipment of a tertiary care hospital for the North Region of Moldova with, amongst other elements, an ambulatory care centre, cancer centre, operating theatres and inpatient wards, with a capacity of 340 inpatient beds and 78 day-beds, providing better and more accessible public tertiary healthcare to the population and offering improved work, study and research conditions for hospital staff and medical students.
27/01/2023Investment and Development Fund of Montenegro (Montenegro)Supporting Jobs and Economic and Financial Inclusion€ 30 000 000The aim of the Programme loan is to partially finance productive investments and working capital needs, supporting both direct and indirect lending operations of the Borrower to enhance access to finance for MSMEs in Montenegro.
27/01/2023Trenčín Self-Governing Region (Slovak Republic)Promoting Inclusive and Resilient Living Environments
Investing in People and Enhancing Human Capital
€ 30 000 000The aim of the Public sector Financing Facility is to part-finance eligible sub-projects approved within the regional budgetary investment pipeline, in the areas of transport, education, social care and health, including construction or reconstruction works, the purchase of equipment, energy efficiency works, and the insulation or extension of existing infrastructure.
27/01/2023Hemsö Fastighets AB (Sweden)Investing in People and Enhancing Human Capital€ 22 200 000The aim of the Project loan is to partially finance investments related to the reconstruction and refurbishment of the Tensta gymnasium as well as the Tensta Träff, a building that will host local community providers and associations.
27/01/2023wbg Nürnberg GmbH Immobilienunternehmen (Germany)Promoting Inclusive and Resilient Living Environments
Investing in People and Enhancing Human Capital
€ 90 000 000An additional Programme loan request, increasing the total amount of the loan to €200 million, to partially finance the construction and modernisation of social and affordable housing, as well as the construction of modern and socially accessible care homes for the elderly.
27/01/2023Hungarian Export-Import Bank (Eximbank) (Hungary)Supporting Jobs and Economic and Financial Inclusion€ 100 000 000An additional Programme loan request, increasing the total amount of the loan to €150 million, to partially finance fixed investments and working capital needs for MSMEs which are active in the export related production and service sectors in Hungary.
27/01/2023Housing Finance Agency PLC (Ireland)Promoting Inclusive and Resilient Living Environments€ 125 000 000An additional Programme loan request of €125 million, increasing the total amount of the loan to €275 million, to partially finance the retrofitting of existing rented social housing and the construction of energy-efficient social housing throughout Ireland for the period 2023-2025.
18/11/2022Bulgarian Development Bank (BDB) (Bulgaria)Inclusive growth
Environmental sustainability
€ 175 000 000Support the creation and preservation of jobs, as well as the “green transition” in the country by facilitating access to financial resources for micro, small and medium-sized businesses.
18/11/2022Government (Kosovo)Inclusive growth€ 25 000 000Support the Kosovar authorities in their efforts to implement the Adequate Social Housing Programme and to establish a long-term sustainable social and affordable housing system in the country.
18/11/2022Fondation Apprentis d'Auteuil (FAA) (France)Support for vulnerable groups€ 13 500 000Part-finance the renovation and expansion of the Saint-Philippe education campus in Meudon (Hauts-de-Seine) in order to adapt the facilities to both present and future needs of students and other users of the campus.