Become a Member Today!

We’re proud to work with and support the microfinance organizations that promote and advance responsible finance. By becoming a member, you’ll make a vital contribution to our sector-strengthening work and, importantly, join over 100 leading organizations striving for excellence in both financial and social performance.

What are the benefits?

As part of a community of practitioners and experts, you’ll have the opportunity to take part in joint campaigns, participate in action-research and technical support projects, access scholarships and discounts events, and engage with your peer network on current industry trends and challenges.

As MFC Member you will:

  • influence development strategy for the sector by participating in MFC Board (the board participation principles)
  • belong to the group of the Region’s key players in microfinance and be linked to global and regional stakeholders
  • enjoy the synergy of collaboration generated by the network, make new connections and deals, and lay ground for exciting partnerships, referral to MFIs, fintechs, social investors, associations by MFC 
  • have access to all MFC events with corresponding discounts or free of charge
  • have access to consulting opportunities e.g. within 2nd edition of EaSi TA program and alike 
  • take part in MFC sector development projects and/or receive technical assistance, updates, guidelines and research results on hot topics for development of microfinance institution. Check out MFC website for the current list of projects
  • take part in MFC financial inclusion projects as e.g. Borrow Wisely Campaign and Action Groups: Capacity Building, Technology Partnership, Visibility and Microfinance Trends
  • have access to up-to-date sector related information
  • have speaking opportunities at MFC events, webinars and other activities 
  • be listed in MFC Membership online directory
  • promote your webinars/events/publications in MFC newsletters and through social media channels (Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, etc.)
  • partner search for consortium building phase for EU and international projects; 
  • have access to anonymized databased of the MFC-EMN overview survey annual data 

You will receive regular e-publication as well as current sector related news via:

  • MFC Members  personal updates by email.
  • MFC Newsletter with latest financial inclusion news.
  • our profiles on Facebook , Twitter and LinkedIn. Make sure you follow us!
  • MFC website

Who are our members?

Our members are bank and non-bank microfinance providers, global and national networks, donors and investors, non-profit Institutions, IT and technical support companies, and others involved in responsible, client-focused microfinance in Europe and Central Asia.

Want to join?

We ask potential members to complete the online application form:

MFC Member application form

Your application will be reviewed within 7 days, and we will contact you with further news.

The membership fee is EUR 500 per calendar year (1 January – 31 December). It covers the membership of the organization from the country specified on the membership application and does not extend to branches or affiliated organizations located in other countries.