NFEPWM

The National Fund for Environmental Protection and Water Management (NFEP&WM) which was established in 1989 as a result of the regime transformation in Poland, in cooperation with voivodeship funds for environmental protection and water management is the pillar of the Polish system of financing environmental protection. The basis of the National Fund’s operation as a State legal person is the Act on Environmental Protection Law.

Our mission:

We support environmental action effectively and efficiently.


Our advantages:

  • ability to create a variety of financial instruments that meet the needsof beneficiaries,
  • high competence of  the NFEP&WM staff and years of  experience in supporting projects financed both from foreign and domestic funds,
  • active participation in solving environmental problems on legal, financial and organizational grounds,
  • long-term planning of revenues and expenses, which ensures funds for beneficiaries for the full balance of projects,
  • institutional capacity to implement projects funded by the EU, obtained as a  result of  the experience gained in the implementation of the financial perspective for 2000-2006 and perspective for 2007-2013, as well as projects funded by the “Norwegian Funds”,
  • openness to innovative solutions.
     

Fund friendly for the environment and beneficiaries

The National Fund for Environmental Protection and Water Management (NFEP&WM) is the main source of financing pro-ecological investments in Poland. For 26 years it has been the most important element of the Polish system of financing for environmental protection and water management. Moreover it has at its disposal the largest financial potential.

The system of financing the environmental protection in Poland

The National Fund has a wide financial offer adapted to expectations of a large group of beneficiaries: local authorities, business, public entities, social organisations/NGOs and individuals. In the public finance sector in Poland the National Fund is also the most important partner for international financial institutions in handling foreign funds allotted for environmental protection.
 
Together with the voivodeship funds for environmental protection and water management, NFEP&WM forms the system of ecological funds. It implements the environmental protection policy in Poland on the basis of Joint Strategy of action of the National Fund and voivodeship funds for environmental protection and water management for 2013-2016 with the perspective until 2020. Stable income, experienced personnel and well-developed forms of cooperation with beneficiaries are used for this purpose.
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