Factsheet – Responding to the COVID-19 crisis through financial instruments

6 May 2020

This fi-compass factsheet aims to assist the mobilisation of ESIF financial instruments, including in combination with grants, to respond to the COVID-19 health crisis and its social and economic impact. It describes the new flexibilities under the Coronavirus Response Investment Initiative (CRII) and CRII Plus and how they can be used to facilitate support through ESIF financial instruments to ensure the continued supply of affordable finance to individuals and businesses most affected by the crisis.