Tips to improve chances

Getting access to decent loans is never easy. Here are a few tips which could help you along the way.

 If you have a question about the programmes or wish to contact the EIB, you just need to fill in the contact form or give them a call.

They will have people available in all EU languages. Click here to access the contact-form

Getting a loan requires adequate preparation. It also requires a certain level of experience and financial expertise. Don’t worry:

  • the European Investment Advisory Hub can help you. Either directly or through its partner institutions, the Hub can provide advisory and technical assistance to support the development of your project from a financial perspective. This assistance helps to make your projects investment-ready, find suitable funding sources and access a range of relevant expertise.
  • You canptact the Hub here.

The EIB provides a variety of different programmes which may help you finance your social projects: most of which are listed in the "Programmes and Options" section.

Make sure you are well aware of all your options by contacting the EIB or us at for additional information.

A number of other sectors (Social Housing, Health, Education) and public authorities have already used these programmes for their investments. Make sure you speak to them and learn.

You can find a list of success stories here.

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