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Funding Process


  1. • Official submissions should come from a government entity, specificlly through the ministry in charge of international borrowing.
  2. • All requests should indicate that the project is within development priorities.
  3. • The request for funding should be supported by an economic feasibility study, projected cash flow and the financing plan. (Feasibility study Requirments)​



  1. • Review of the sumbission and evaluation of the economic feasibility process allows ADFD to understand the project, and coordinate with other financing institutions involved in funding the project.



  1. • The appraisal process allows ADFD to ascertain the economic conditions, review the soundness of the feasibility study, assess the validity of the cost estimate and assess the capabilities of the beneficiary in administering, executing, operating and maintaining the project.

  2. (ADFD may accept appraisal reports conducted by one of the other financing institutions.)



  1. • Once approved by ADFD’s Board of Directors, the beneficiary will be notified and the loan negotiation process will commence in preparation for the loan signature.

Funding Policies

  1. Loan amounts vary, (5 - 100) million USD, depending on the project and the country’s per capita income.
  2. Loan rates vary between 2 – 5 % per annum.
  3. Loan durations vary, 15 – 20 year, including a grace period ranging from 3 – 5 years.
  4. Final terms and conditions of the loan will be set by ADFD.
  5. The loan amount for each project shall not exceed 50 % of the project cost.
  6. In subject to approval of the Board of Directors, ADFD may extend its participation up to 80 % of the project cost for projects not exceeding $20 million in cost.​​​​​​​

Terms of Use

Abu Dhabi Fund For Development “ADFD” is the lawful owner to, the “Website”. By using and accessing to the Website, we accept and agree to the following terms and conditions:

1-No Indemnities and no Warranties

The ADFD hereby disclaims any warranty, liability, express or implicit connected to any of the content displayed on in case of loss or damage or failure or sharing information to either hardware or data.

2-Proper usage

Visitors shall not use the Website to post, submit or otherwise distribute unlawful, defamatory, abusive, obscene or offensive materials as well not to violate third-party rights including copyright, trademark or privacy. Visitors also shall not access or attempt to access the Website and Features using interfaces aside from the ones provided by the Website.

3-Proprietary and Intellectual Rights

We acknowledge that all the information, data or otherwise contained in is the sole proprietary right as well as the intellectual property to ADFD and subsequently it entertains all the assumed standards and protection rights.

4-Reporting abuse

To report abuse of the Website, or violations of these Terms of Use, including defamatory, vulgar, threatening or misleading information, misappropriation of content, or any other inappropriate use, please “click here”.

5-Personal Information and Information Disclosure

The ADFD reserves the right to disclose any Visitor information, including personally identifiable information, when required by law or when necessary to investigate potential illegal activities such as fraud, violations of the Terms of Use, or when otherwise necessary to protect the property, rights and safety of the ADFD, Website Visitors or other third parties.

6-Privacy Policy

The Website collects two categories of information, General Information. The Website automatically collects non-personally-identifiable information using the Website’s cookies to monitor Visitor usage patterns and information. Examples of the collected information include: (i) domain names, (ii) time and date stamps, (iii) IP addresses, browser types or operating systems, (iv) pages that a Visitor views and the links used to arrive at the pages, (v) domain names of other websites that linked to the Website, (vi) Website landing pages and (vii) other general demographic information. Personally-Identifiable Information: Visitors that register with the Website to receive an email alert through ADFD share point service may be asked to submit personal information such as an email address. The Website shall not collect personally-identifiable information without the consent of a Visitor. The Visitor also maintains a right of rectification with regard to personal information and may modify or delete their personal information, in whole or in part, at any time.

7-Applicable Laws

The UAE laws shall be the applicable laws in case of any conflict, claim or otherwise liability encountered by the mere virtue of accessing or using the Website.

8-Contact us

The ADFD official website operates only under one domain name, and is not connected with the hosts of any other websites that may look similar to its official website. For questions regarding these Terms of Use, please contact the ADFD.

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