NADB assists border communities address the challenges of project development and financing through a variety of programs and services.
The Bank offers financing to public and private entities operating within the U.S.-Mexico border region to support the implementation of environmental infrastructure projects. Financing may be provided in a number of ways, depending upon the characteristics of the project and financing needs of the sponsor, including: direct loans, revolving lines of credit and participation in municipal bond issues, among others.
Through this program, NADB provides grant financing for critical environmental infrastructure projects in low income-communities for public sponsors with limited capacity to incur debt. Grants are available for projects in all sectors eligible for NADB financing, with priority given to drinking water, wastewater, water conservation and solid waste infrastructure.
Through this program, the Bank administers grant funds provided by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), for the implementation of high-priority municipal water and wastewater infrastructure projects located within 100 kilometers of either side of the U.S.-Mexico border.
NADB provides grant support to help project sponsors strengthen their financial performance and ensure the long-term sustainability of their infrastructure through studies related to project planning and design, as well as for capacity-building measures aimed at achieving effective and efficient operation of public services. All technical assistance funded through this program falls into one of three categories.
Through this program, the Bank administers technical assistance grants from EPA to support communities in the development of water and wastewater projects that have been prioritized by EPA to receive a BEIF grant for their implementation.
This Program is a collaborative effort of the United States and Mexico to improve the environment and protect the health of people living within 100 km of their shared border. To support the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Mexican Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources (SEMARNAT) in this endeavor, NADB provides logistical and administrative services with respect to identifying, contracting and managing projects and workshops funded by EPA under the program.