1. To encourage the establishment of strong institutional structures for the purpose of financing development in Malaysia.
  2. To promote strong practice in business finance and development finance and development banking professions.
  3. To represent, encourage and further develop the interests of members in consultation with relevant authorities.
  4. To promote cooperation among the members of the association in all aspects.
  5. To establish a systematic mechanism of exchange of information between members.
  6. To encourage research on issues of mutual interest.
  7. To improve knowledge and level of expertise and effectiveness in all aspects of development financing and research, evaluate and transfer development financing techniques among members.
  8. To carry on other matters which the Association deems to be beneficial or necessary in the interests of its members and associations.