Are you an SME in the Netherlands and interested in investing in an upcoming market or a developing country? And do you need financing for this? You can apply for the Dutch Good Growth Fund (DGGF). This fund provides financing for Dutch and local companies in upcoming markets and developing countries.
DGGF offers several opportunities for Dutch SMEs:
- Investing in an upcoming market or developing country
- Importing goods from an upcoming market or developing country
- Exporting to an upcoming market or developing country
When do you qualify?
If you interested in investing, importing from or exporting to in a DGGF country and your own bank will not finance the full project you may apply. You will have to fulfil the conditions, among others:
- you are an SME registered and active in the Netherlands
- you comply with the international corporate responsiblity (ICSR) framework
- you must have a viable (business) plan
InvestInternational offers a checklist to help you find out if your financing needs can be met by the DGGF. You can also use the checklist to find out whether you are eligible for DGGF or other financing, or export credit insurance.
How to apply?
You start with filling out the checklist. Depending on your answers you will be informed on the next step to take. You can find more information on the website of the Dutch Good Growth Fund (DGGF).