IDB - Inter-American Development Bank

IDB - Inter-American Development Bank

The Inter-American Development Bank is devoted to improving lives. Established in 1959, the IDB is a leading source of long-term financing for economic, social and institutional development in Latin America and the Caribbean. The IDB also conducts cutting-edge research and provides policy advice, technical assistance and training to public and private sector clients throughout the region.

At a Glance

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Organization Type

  • Venture Capitalist
  • Social Impact
  • Government
  • Financial Institution


Locations all across the American continent:,1390.html

IDB Headquarters 
1300 New York Avenue, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20577, USA 

T : (202)623-1000

Organization Mission

We work to improve lives in Latin America and the Caribbean. Through financial and technical support for countries working to reduce poverty and inequality, we help improve health and education, and advance infrastructure. Our aim is to achieve development in a sustainable, climate-friendly way. With a history dating back to 1959, today we are the leading source of development financing for Latin America and the Caribbean. We provide loans, grants, and technical assistance; and we conduct extensive research. We maintain a strong commitment to achieving measurable results and the highest standards of increased integrity, transparency, and accountability.

1. Reducing poverty and social inequalities;
2. Addressing the needs of small and vulnerable countries;
3. Fostering development through the private sector; 
4. Addressing climate change, renewable energy and environmental sustainability; and
5. Promoting regional cooperation and integration.