Frequently Asked Questions
How is AFI Funded?
AFI is an independent, member-owned policy driving network. AFI receives its funding resources for its core operations and delivery of services and products to its members through membership dues and funds from funding partners. AFI also collaborates with its intellectual partners to scale up various member services and peer-learning platforms. Additionally, AFI has established a systematic cooperation with select private sector industry leaders within AFI’s Public-Private Dialogue Platform in order to enhance and expand member services and offerings, and strengthen the technical capacity of member institutions to develop and implement financial inclusion policy. Click here to learn more about our partners.
How to become an AFI member?
AFI membership is open to any financial inclusion policy making or regulatory institution from the developing and emerging world. Institutions interested in becoming a part of AFI can contact the Membership and Network Manager via email at firstname.lastname@example.org for further details.
What does AFI do?
AFI provides its members with the tools and resources to share and implement their knowledge of policies that increase access to financial services for the poor. AFI achieves its mission by administering several types of financial inclusion policy related activities, including: a membership program; working groups; grants; and peer-exchange platforms such as the yearly Global Policy Forum.
Who are AFI's Members?
AFI’s members are central banks and other financial regulatory institutions from more than 90 developing countries, where the majority of the world's unbanked reside.