Investment Grants

Investment Grants

The EU provides investment grants, to complement the IFIs loans for the WBIF blending operations to finance the priority infrastructure projects in the region.

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Beneficiary Investment Sector Status Completion (est)
Albania Gjirokastra & Fier Water Supply and Sewage Environment Completed 31 Dec 2015
Albania Wastewater Pogradec Environment Completed 31 Dec 2015
Albania Kamza Water and Sanitation Environment Completed 14 Jan 2017
Albania Feeder Roads Transport Completed 22 Mar 2017
Bosnia and Herzegovina Water Supply and Sewerage Collection in Banja Luka Environment Completed 31 Dec 2014
Bosnia and Herzegovina Bijeljina Wastewater System Project Phase 2 Environment Completed 28 Feb 2015
Bosnia and Herzegovina Water and Sanitation (Velika Kladusa, Orasje, Bosanski Petrovac, Posusje, Siroki Brijeg) Environment Completed 31 Dec 2015
Kosovo* Improvement of District Heating Pristina Energy Completed 31 Dec 2016
Kosovo* Rehabilitation of the Water Supply and Sewage Network in Pristina Environment Completed 30 Apr 2018
Montenegro Rehabilitation and Construction of Water and Wastewater infrastructure in the North of Montenegro Environment Completed 31 Dec 2015
Serbia Medium-sized Towns Water Supply and Sewerage Systems Environment Completed 31 Dec 2013
Serbia Reconstruction of the Urban Transport System (Tramway and Road) in the City of Belgrade Transport Completed 31 Dec 2015
North Macedonia Construction of Physical Education Facilities in secondary schools, acquisition of equipment and refurbishment (Phase I) Social Completed 19 Feb 2019
North Macedonia Construction of physical education facilities in primary schools, acquisition of equipment and the rehabilitation of primary and secondary schools (Phase II) Social Completed 19 Feb 2019
North Macedonia Complementary funding for competition of works related to HPIs - Rehabilitation Phase I Social Completed 31 Dec 2014
Serbia Construction of collectors II & VII and water well in Subotica and preparation of tech.docs. for sludge management Environment Completed 01 Apr 2022
Kosovo* Implementation of Energy Efficiency Measures in Public Buildings at Municipality Level Energy Active 29 Jun 2028
Montenegro Reconstruction of main water supply pipeline in Andrijevica Environment Completed 30 Oct 2017
Albania Albania – North Macedonia Power Interconnection (I): Grid Section in Albania Energy Active 28 Jun 2025
Bosnia and Herzegovina Mediterranean Corridor: Bosnia and Herzegovina - Croatia CVc Road Interconnection, Svilaj - Odžak Section Transport Completed 28 Jun 2021
Bosnia and Herzegovina Mediterranean Corridor: Bosnia and Herzegovina - Croatia R2a Road Interconnection (Gradiška) Transport Active 30 May 2022
Kosovo* Orient/East-Med Corridor: North Macedonia - Kosovo - Serbia R10 Rail Interconnection Transport Active 31 Dec 2025
North Macedonia Albania – North Macedonia Power Interconnection (II): Grid Section in North Macedonia Energy Active 31 Dec 2025
Montenegro Trans-Balkan Electricity Corridor (I): Grid Section in Montenegro Energy Active 31 Dec 2024
Montenegro Orient/East-Med Corridor: Montenegro - Serbia R4 Rail Interconnection, Bar - Vrbnica Section Transport Active 31 Dec 2022
Serbia Trans-Balkan Electricity Corridor (II): Grid Section in Serbia (Kragujevac - Kraljevo) Energy Active 31 Dec 2022
Albania Mediterranean Corridor: Montenegro - Albania - Greece Rail Interconnection (Rehabilitation of Section Durres - Tirana, New Railway to Rinas Branch) Transport Active 28 Feb 2025
Bosnia and Herzegovina Mediterranean Corridor: Bosnia and Herzegovina - Croatia CVc Road Interconnection I, Ponirak - Vraca / Zenica Tunnel Segment Transport Active 09 Feb 2024
Bosnia and Herzegovina Mediterranean Corridor: Bosnia and Herzegovina - Croatia CVc Road Interconnection II, Zenica Tunnel - Donja Gračanica Segment Transport Active 14 Sep 2024
Bosnia and Herzegovina Mediterranean Corridor: Bosnia and Herzegovina - Croatia CVc Road Interconnection III, Johovac Interchange - Rudanka Interchange Transport Active 30 Sep 2023
Bosnia and Herzegovina Reconstruction and Modernisation of the River Port of Brčko Phase 1 Transport Active 30 Sep 2024
Kosovo* Orient/East-Med Corridor: North Macedonia - Kosovo - Serbia R10 Rail Interconnection, Fushe Kosove - Mitrovica Section Transport Active 31 Dec 2024
Albania Regional Energy Efficiency Programme for the Western Balkans (REEP Plus) – EBRD Programme Implementation Energy Active 31 Dec 2023
Albania Regional Energy Efficiency Programme for the Western Balkans (REEP Plus) - KfW Programme Implementation Energy Completed 30 Aug 2023
Serbia Orient/East Med Corridor: Serbia - Bulgaria CXc Rail Interconnection, Sicevo - Stanicenje - Dimitrovgrad Section Transport Active 30 Mar 2025
Bosnia and Herzegovina Mediterranean Corridor: Bosnia and Herzegovina – Croatia CVc Road Interconnection, Tarcin – Ivan Subsection I Transport Active 12 Apr 2026
Bosnia and Herzegovina Mediterranean Corridor: Bosnia and Herzegovina – Croatia CVc Road Interconnection, Tarcin – Ivan Subsection II Transport Active 30 Sep 2024
North Macedonia Orient/East-Med Corridor: North Macedonia - Bulgaria CVIII Rail Interconnection, Beljakovce - Kriva Palanka Section Transport Active 31 Dec 2026
Montenegro Construction of Podgorica Wastewater Treatment Plant Environment Active 30 Dec 2027
Serbia Upgrade of Makis Water and Wastewater Treatment Facilities Environment Active 31 Dec 2026
Serbia Orient/East Med Corridor: Serbia - Bulgaria CXc Rail Interconnection, Nis - Dimitrovgrad-Bulgarian border– Electrification and signalling Transport Active 30 Mar 2025
Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina, Gradacac Water Supply Project Environment Active 30 Jun 2024
Bosnia and Herzegovina Mediterranean Corridor: Bosnia and Herzegovina – Croatia CVc Road Interconnection, Buna – Pocitelj Subsection Transport Active 30 Jun 2024
North Macedonia Orient/East-Med Corridor: North Macedonia – Bulgaria CVIII Road Interconnection, Kriva Palanka – Deve Bair Section Transport Active 30 Dec 2023
North Macedonia Orient/East-Med Corridor: North Macedonia – Albania CVIII Road Interconnection, Bukojcani – Kicevo Subsection Transport Active 31 Dec 2028
Montenegro Montenegro, Boka Bay Water Supply and Wastewater Collection Environment Active 31 Dec 2024
Montenegro Montenegro, Bijelo Polje Wastewater Treatment Plant Environment Active 30 Jun 2025
Montenegro Orient/East-Med Corridor: Montenegro – Serbia R4 Rail Interconnection, Bar – Vrbnica Section Transport Active 01 Dec 2022
Serbia Orient/East-Med Corridor: Serbia – Kosovo R7 Road Interconnection, Niš (Merošina) – Plocnik (Beloljin) Section Transport Active 30 Sep 2029
Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina, WATSAN Programme in Republika Srpska: Lokanj-Pilica Water Supply Phase 1 and Wastewater Treatment Plant for Tabanci in the Municipality of Zvornik Environment Active 30 Jun 2023
Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina, WATSAN Programme in the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina: Water Supply Investments on the Right Side of the River Vrbas and Water Loss Reduction in the Municipality of Jajce Environment Active 31 Dec 2022
Bosnia and Herzegovina Mediterranean Corridor: Putnikovo Brdo 2 Tunnel – Medakovo Interchange Vc Motorway Subsection in Bosnia and Herzegovina Transport Active 29 Jun 2028
Bosnia and Herzegovina Mediterranean Corridor: Poprikuse – Nemila Vc Motorway Subsection in Bosnia and Herzegovina Transport Active 29 Jun 2028
Bosnia and Herzegovina Mediterranean Corridor: Kvanj Tunnel – Buna Vc Motorway Subsection in Bosnia and Herzegovina Transport Active 30 Jun 2025
Bosnia and Herzegovina Mediterranean Corridor: Rudanka Interchange – Putnikovo Brdo 2 Tunnel Vc Motorway Subsection in Bosnia and Herzegovina Transport Active 30 Jun 2026
Kosovo* Kosovo, Wastewater Treatment Plant and Sewerage Network Extension and Rehabilitation in Gjilan Environment Active 31 Dec 2026
Kosovo* Orient/East-Med Corridor: General Rehabilitation of Railway Route 10 in Kosovo, Signalling and Telecoms for Phase 1 and Phase 2 Transport Active 31 Aug 2026
North Macedonia Project of Mutual Interest: North Macedonia – Greece Gas Interconnector Energy Active 31 Dec 2023
North Macedonia Orient/East-Med Corridor: North Macedonia – Serbia Rail Interconnection, Tabanovce Joint Border Station Transport Active 31 Mar 2025
North Macedonia Orient/East-Med Corridor: North Macedonia – Kosovo Road Interconnection, Blace – Skopje (Stenkovec Interchange) Motorway Section Transport Active 31 Dec 2028
Montenegro Montenegro, Boka Bay Water Supply and Wastewater Collection Phase 2 Environment Active 31 Dec 2024
Albania Regional Energy Efficiency Programme for the Western Balkans (“REEP Plus”) – Extension to EBRD Programme Implementation Energy Active 31 Dec 2026
Albania Regional Energy Efficiency Programme for the Western Balkans (“REEP Plus”) – Extension to KfW Programme Implementation Energy Active 30 Dec 2026
Serbia Trans-Balkan Electricity Corridor: Obrenovac – Bajina Bašta Grid Section in Serbia Energy Active 29 Sep 2025
Albania Rehabilitation of Fierza Hydropower Plant in Albania Energy Active 29 Jun 2028
Albania Mediterranean Corridor: Tirana Bypass in Albania Transport Active 01 Sep 2027
Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina, Visoko Water Supply Project: Mostre Subsystem and Water Network Reconstruction Phase 3 Environment Active 29 Jun 2026
Bosnia and Herzegovina Rhine/Danube Corridor: Demining the Right Bank of the Sava River in Bosnia and Herzegovina Transport Active 30 Jul 2026
Kosovo* Kosovo, Wastewater Treatment Plant and Sewerage Network for Mitrovica Environment Active 30 Jul 2027
Kosovo* Orient/East-Med Corridor: Kosovo – Serbia R7 Road Interconnection, Pristina – Merdare Section in Kosovo Transport Active 29 Jun 2026
North Macedonia North Macedonia, Rehabilitation of Physical Education Facilities in Primary and Secondary Schools and Acquisition of Sports Equipment Social Active 30 Dec 2024
Montenegro Orient/East-Med Corridor: Montenegro – Serbia R4 Rail Interconnection, Bar – Vrbnica Section in Montenegro Transport Active 30 Sep 2024
Albania Albania, Vau i Dejës Floating Solar Photovoltaic Power Plant Energy Active 01 Dec 2027
Albania Mediterranean Corridor: Tirana Bypass in Albania Transport Active 01 Dec 2027
Albania Mediterranean Corridor: Vorë - Hani i Hotit R2 Railway Line in Albania Transport Active 31 Aug 2030
Bosnia and Herzegovina Mediterranean Corridor: Medakovo – Ozimice Vc Motorway Subsection in Bosnia and Herzegovina Transport Active 30 Dec 2024
Bosnia and Herzegovina Mediterranean Corridor: Mostar South – Kvanj Tunnel Vc Motorway Subsection in Bosnia and Herzegovina Transport Active 31 Dec 2029
Bosnia and Herzegovina Mediterranean Corridor: Šamac – Doboj – Rječica Vc Railway Section in Bosnia and Herzegovina Transport Active 30 Dec 2025
Bosnia and Herzegovina Mediterranean Corridor: Johovac Interchange – Vukosavlje Interchange Vc Motorway Section in Bosnia and Herzegovina Transport Active 29 Sep 2027
Bosnia and Herzegovina Mediterranean Corridor: Kvanj Tunnel – Buna Vc Motorway Subsection in Bosnia and Herzegovina Transport Active 30 Dec 2022
Serbia Serbia, Rural Broadband Rollout Phase 2 DigitalInfrastructure Active 31 Dec 2025
Serbia Serbia, Advanced System for Remote Meter Reading Phase 1A Energy Active 31 Dec 2026
Serbia Trans-Balkan Corridor: Serbia – Montenegro – Bosnia and Herzegovina 400 kV Interconnection Energy Active 31 Dec 2027
Serbia Orient/East Med Corridor: Belgrade – Mladenovac – Niš X Railway Line, Stalać – Đunis Section in Serbia Transport Active 30 Sep 2026
Serbia Rhine-Danube Corridor: Removal of Sunken WWII German Vessels from the Danube, Prahovo Sector in Serbia Transport Active 31 Aug 2027
Kosovo* Orient/East-Med Corridor: Kosovo – Serbia R7 Road Interconnection, Pristina – Merdare Section in Kosovo Transport Active 29 Jun 2026
North Macedonia North Macedonia, Oslomej 2 and Bitola Solar Photovoltaic Power Plants Energy Active 30 Sep 2025
North Macedonia North Macedonia, Oslomej 1 Solar Photovoltaic Power Plant Energy Active 30 Jun 2024
North Macedonia North Macedonia, Skopje Wastewater Treatment Plant Environment Active 30 May 2027
North Macedonia Orient/East-Med Corridor: North Macedonia – Bulgaria CVIII Rail Interconnection, Kriva Palanka – Border with Bulgaria Section Transport Active 15 Mar 2026
Montenegro Montenegro, Podgorica Wastewater Treatment Plant Environment Active 28 Dec 2027
Albania Regional Energy Efficiency Programme for the Western Balkans (“REEP”) – Extension to EBRD Programme Implementation Energy Active n/a
Albania Regional Energy Efficiency Programme for the Western Balkans (“REEP”) – Extension to KfW Programme Implementation Energy Active n/a
Serbia Serbia, University Children’s Hospital Tirsova 2 in Belgrade Social Active 31 Dec 2026
Serbia Orient/East Med Corridor: Niš – Dimitrovgrad Xc Railway Line, Niš Bypass in Serbia Transport Active 31 Jul 2024
Albania Albania, Establishment of Smart Labs – Network of ICT Laboratories for the Pre-university Education System DigitalInfrastructure Active 31 May 2025
Kosovo* Kosovo, Solar4Kosovo – Photovoltaic Plant Energy Active 30 Dec 2027
Kosovo* Kosovo, Solar4Kosovo II – Solar District Heating Energy Active 29 Jul 2028
North Macedonia North Macedonia, Bogdanci Wind Park Phase 2 Energy Active 29 Jun 2025
North Macedonia North Macedonia, Rehabilitation of Six Hydropower Plants Phase 3 Energy Active 29 Sep 2026
North Macedonia North Macedonia, Regional Waste Management System for Polog, Pelagonija, Vardar, Southwest and Southeast Regions Environment Active 01 Mar 2028
Montenegro Montenegro, Wastewater and Water Supply Systems Improvement for Kolasin, Rozaje and Mojkovac Environment Active 29 Sep 2027
Montenegro Montenegro, Education Infrastructure Improvement Social Active 30 Dec 2027
Serbia Serbia, Reconstruction of Vlasina Hydropower Plant Energy Active 31 Dec 2029
Serbia Serbia, Kostolac Wind Farm Energy Active 20 Sep 2024
Serbia Serbia, Sewerage System for Palilula, Belgrade Environment Active 30 Nov 2025
Serbia Corridor X: Belgrade – Niš Railway Line, Paraćin – Međurovo Section in Serbia Transport Active 30 Sep 2027
Albania Albania, Belshi Solar Photovoltaic Power Plant Energy Active 30 Sep 2026
Albania Albania, Green Transport Tirana Energy Active 29 Jun 2029
Albania Safe and Sustainable Transport Programme (SSTP) Transport Active 30 Dec 2028
Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina, Rehabilitation and Modernisation of Čapljina Pump Storage Hydropower Plant Energy Active 30 Dec 2026
Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina, Poklečani Wind Farm Energy Active 31 Dec 2025
Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina, Vlašić Wind Power Plant Energy Active 30 Dec 2027
Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina, Sarajevo Water Project: Reconstruction of Water Supply Network Environment Active 30 Sep 2026
Bosnia and Herzegovina Corridor Vc: Ozimice – Poprikuše Motorway Subsection in Bosnia and Herzegovina Transport Active 31 Dec 2026
Bosnia and Herzegovina Corridor Vc: Mostar North – Mostar South Motorway Section in Bosnia and Herzegovina Transport Active 31 Dec 2028
North Macedonia North Macedonia, Public Sector Energy Efficiency Project: Energy Efficiency Investments in Healthcare Buildings Energy Active 30 Dec 2025
North Macedonia Strengthening the Transmission Network in the Southeast Region of North Macedonia Energy Active 01 Dec 2027
North Macedonia Corridor VIII: Cut-Slopes Stabilisation on Express Road A2, Kriva Palanka – Stracin Section in North Macedonia Transport Active 30 May 2024
Serbia Serbia, Rehabilitation of Bistrica Hydropower Plant Energy Active 21 Feb 2030
Serbia Serbia, Improvement of Energy Efficiency and Integrated Energy Management of the Campus of Technical Faculties in Belgrade Social Active 30 Dec 2027
Albania Corridor VIII: Durrës - Rrogozhinë Railway Section in Albania Transport Active 30 Dec 2028
Montenegro Route 4: Bar – Vrbnica Railway Line, Bar – Golubovci Section in Montenegro Transport Active 29 Sep 2029
Serbia Corridor X: Belgrade – Niš Railway Line, Velika Plana – Paraćin Section Transport Active 30 Apr 2029

*This designation is without prejudice to positions on status, and is in line with UNSCR 1244/1999 and the ICJ Opinion on the Kosovo declaration of independence.

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