If you need financial assistance to do business in an emerging market or a developing country, or if you represent an investment fund that invests in businesses in such countries, the Dutch Good Growth Fund (DGGF) can help you!

By providing finance and insurance through the DGGF-programme, the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs creates the conditions to development related trade and investment in 68 countries. This website provides you with relevant information about DGGF: the story behind the fund, who can apply for financing and which criteria should be met,

Would you like to know if you are eligible for DGGF and immediately show your interest? Then please fill in the Quickscan.

For whom?

The DGGF focuses on Dutch SMEs that do business abroad and intermediary funds focused on local SMEs.

1. Dutch SMEs

The DGGF provides customised finance to Dutch SMEs doing business in developing countries and emerging markets. DGGF distinguishes between SMEs that are exporting to and investing in these countries.

2. Intermediate financing of local SMEs

Are you managing an investment fund that aims to increase access to finance for local SMEs? The DGGF encourages investment funds to share innovative initiatives aimed at improving access to finance for local SMEs. Learn more about the possibilities offered by the DGGF part Investment funds for local SMEs.

Additional information

Contact details

Call: +31 070 379 80 00

(Monday - Friday, 8.30 AM - 5.00 PM CET)

Or send an email.

Invest in Ethiopia with a DGGF loan

Thanks to the DGGF loan from the Ethiopian Zemen bank, flower exporter Giant Freesia Group has been able to increase the production capacity to 75 extra jobs. This has resulted in extra jobs for women in particular

DGGF invests in local funds

Soko produces innovative and ethically responsible jewelry and accessories from sustainable materials in Nairobi, Kenya. By financing a local investment fund, the scale expansion of production could be achieved, so that Soko Jewelry can now also meet the demand from foreign customers.