The GIF’s selection criteria ensure that best practices and high standards are observed in the projects we support.
Projects must support overall development goals of poverty reduction and inclusive and sustainable growth in developing countries through improved delivery of quality infrastructure services.
ALIGNMENT WITH COUNTRY PRIORITIES
Projects must address a priority investment need and strong government commitment, including the availability of adequate fiscal resources to develop and implement the project or program and intention to seek private financing.
VIABILITY, SUSTAINABILITY, & VALUE FOR MONEY
Projects must be economically, technically, socially, environmentally, financially, and fiscally viable and achieve value for money for governments and end-users, both in terms of economic returns and social benefits.
MOBILIZATION OF PRIVATE CAPITAL & EXPERTISE
Projects must demonstrate their potential to leverage public funds by attracting private capital investment or by attracting private expertise through the transfer of performance risk to private partners.
Projects must involve multiple parties working together to prepare, structure, and arrange financing as well as demonstrate the value addition of utilizing the GIF's global collaboration platform.