Frequently Asked Questions

Who is a customer suitable for Fundecooperación?

A customer suitable for Fundecooperación is a productive, individual, or associate micro, small or medium-sized entrepreneur devoted to sustainable, and mainly innovative, economic activities. Their activities should contribute to the quality of life, environmental protection, and gender equity.

The financing should be framed within any of the four thematic areas: sustainable agriculture, sustainable tourism, gender equity, and clean technologies.

Should the company has been established more than one year ago?

Not necessarily. Fundecooperación equally supports those entrepreneurial ideas that have some experience in the area.

What should I do to apply for financing?

You should fill out the application forms (include the link to the application forms in the page), or directly apply by clicking the option Apply for your financing. Please Call at 2225-4507 or info@fundecooperacion.org to more info.

Can an individual customer apply for financing?

There are no differences between individuals or legal entities. On the requirements sheet you will find columns with the requirements for each case.

How long will the financing procedure take?

The financial analysis and processing start once all of the information requested on the application forms is submitted. From that date, the processing takes from 30 to 60 days – depending on the situation and on the project.

What is the process of the project file before its approval?

The file should be submitted to the Financing Department in order to be delivered to the credit analyst. After that, if the file is approved during the analysis, it is submitted to the Financing Committee. When the financing request is less than ¢20,000,000 it is resolved in this committee. In case of a greater amount, it is also sent the committee but it is resolved by the Board of Directors.

What is the interest rate?

We apply a passive interest rate (TBP)+8.75% in colones – annual

Is the interest rate fluctuating?

The interest rate is leveled, and it is revised every three months.

How are the payments calculated?

They are calculated by the total amount of the financing requested.

What type of security can be offered?

The three traditional types of securities: mortgage, pledge, and trust-based security.

Does the pledge cover 100%?

In case of a mortgage, it covers 100%. In case of a pledge, it would depend on its devaluation.