Slovenian Regional Development Fund (SRDF) acts as one of the key institutions of regional development policy in Slovenia since 1995. It aims for a more sustainable achievement of long-term public goals in the development of regions, rural areas and protected areas. Beneficiaries are SME’s, farmers, holdings, co-operatives, municipalities and non- profit organisations. As a primary form of incentive, the Fund grants loans with a favourable interest rate and a long maturity. Other forms are guarantees, subsidies, soft loans, capital investments and pre-financing. The Fund also plays an important role in European territorial cooperation as a Certifying Authority for cross- border projects: Slovenia- Austria, Slovenia- Hungary and Slovenia- Croatia.
As of end-2021, SRDF had an outstanding guarantee volume of around mEUR 1.6 and supported around 150 SMEs.
|AECM accession year||2015|
|Geographical and sectoral coverage||National|
|Products||Loan guarantees, Subsidised loans, Equity products|
Ribnica/Brussels, 3rd January 2023