Request for proposal to have an introductory meeting with Development Finance Corporation

The U.S. Embassy in Mongolia and the U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC), together with AmCham Mongolia, invite you to submit a one-page proposal to participate in a pitch event. Proposals are due to [email protected] by Friday, August 19, 5:00 p.m.

Meet DFC’s basic eligibility criteria (see below) for project submission and you may be able to present your project in person to a DFC representative visiting Mongolia on September 6th.

Proposals should be no longer than 1 page and succinctly describe your business, your project and its specific requirements. Indicate a contact by e-mail.

We will review these proposals and select up to 10 that meet the DFC requirements, then ask the respective company representatives to present a 15-minute pitch to the DFC representative at the AmCham office on September 6, 2022.

Address any additional inquiries to [email protected]

Please see the introduction of the Development Finance Corporation here.

Eligible projects must meet these basic requirements:

1. Does the project or company comply with DFC’s environmental and social standards?
DFC requires that all projects it supports respect the environment, workers’ rights, human rights and local communities, while encouraging a positive impact on the host country. Visit Investment policies to learn more.

2. Is the project or enterprise generating development results aligned with agency priorities and/or advancing US foreign policy objectives?
DFC partners with the private sector to fund solutions to the most critical challenges facing developing countries today. Through its investments, DFC also advances U.S. foreign policy by serving as a stabilizing force in developing countries around the world, including some of the world’s poorest conflict-affected countries and regions.

3. Does the investor or company have a proven track record in the industry?
All projects supported by DFC must be within the purview of the management team and must be demonstrated by a recent and proven record of success in the same or closely related business as evidenced by financial statements.

4. Has the investor or company sought financing from private lenders?
DFC complements, rather than competes with, private sector lenders and supports projects that have been unable to secure sufficient support from private lenders.

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