Direct loans and guaranties of up to $1 billion for tenors as long as 25 years, with specific programs targeting small and medium U.S. businesses.

Structured Finance

DFC provides financing of more than $50 million to projects in critical infrastructure, energy, and other projects requiring large investments.

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Development Credit

DFC also works on projects requiring less than $50 million in financing.

Following the U.S.-PIF Summit, DFC and USAID issued an Expression of Interest for their planned, up to $50 million, flexible Microfinance Facility to expand access to finance for micro, small, and medium enterprises in the Pacific Islands, with an emphasis on climate resilience and adaptation-focused enterprises, as well as women-owned enterprises. Interested applicants can visit this link and contact to learn more. Expressions of Interest must be received by email no later than 5 p.m. ET on December 15, 2023.

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Mission Transaction Unit

DFC’s Mission Transaction Unit (MTU) works with USAID to identify access to finance challenges in developing countries and partners with local, regional, and international financial institutions and businesses to mobilize private investment to advance DFC’s and USAID’s development objectives. MTU can support transactions with all of DFC’s investment tools.

Portfolio for Impact and Innovation

In addition to traditional DFC financing, the agency's Portfolio for Impact and Innovation (PI2) program supports early-stage social enterprises with innovative solutions to challenges facing the developing world.