Start-up Funding

The Funding received by a newly established Deposit Insurance System as initial contributions to the deposit insurance fund, typically from Financial Institutions, the government, and/or the central bank. This Start-up Funding or Seed Funding does not include the following:

(1) Support from the government and/or other financial safety-net players in the form of an initial endowment or capital for administration costs, staffing, and operational expenses, separately recorded from the deposit insurance fund; 

(2) Funding support from international organisations or technical assistance agencies with the explicit agreement that such funding will not be repaid.