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This is a chance of a lifetime!  You can win a bursary of R65000 at the Susca Watts Hair and Beauty Academy.

The Prize ….

A bursary for a two-year Health and Skincare diploma, which can be completed part-time, full-time or through correspondence if you’re not based in Pretoria.

This SAQA compliant to-year diploma ill give you the opportunity to become a qualified beauty therapist with the know-how to start your own beauty business.

For more info about this competition please email study@suscawatts.co.za

Info from Succeed Magazine April 2013

Grants to stimulate and promote investment, BEE and Employment creation in the manufacturing and tourism sectors, and to encourage geographic spread in tourism.  Grant of 15% to 30% of qualifying investment cost.  Maximum qualifying investment R200 million, maximum grant R30 million.

CONTACT

Paseka Masmula

011 394 5021

pmasemula@thedti.gov.za
Information gathered from: Entrepreneur Magazine

Managed by the IDC, the following grants are available:

  • Product Process Management Scheme: Maximum of R2 million grant
  • Matching Cheme: Maximum of R5 million grant

 

REQUIREMENTS

Specific criteria apply and an online assessment shows qualification.

www.investmentincentives.co.za and click on ‘Concept, Research and Development.

CONTACT

Lucky Tetsa

011 269 3485

luckyt@idc.co.za

Information gathered from: Entrepreneur Magazine

Industrial Development Corporation – under the Economic Development Department of National Government

THe IDC is a financially self-sustainable entity and plays a major role in entrepreneurship development.  The following sector/industry/development area specific funding options exist.

Gro-E Scheme: (Green industries: renewable energy, energy  efficiency, pollution mitigation, waste management and recycling and biofuels)

Risk Capital Facility Programme: PDI below R30million investment

Support Programme for Industrial Innovation and technology development: In the form of non repayable grant of between 50% and 85%

Transformation and Entrepreneurship Scheme: Finance for marginalised groups in start-up business, expansions or expansionary acquisitions.  This fund also embraces the:

  • Women Entrepreneurial Fund
  • People with disabilities fund
  • Equity Contribution Fund
  • Development Fund for Workers and
  • Community fund.

Green Energy Efficiency Fund: Supports the introduction of self-use renewable energy technologies

Women Entrepreneurial fund: Finance for Women-based businesses with total asset base fo up to R80 million and up to R30 million per transaction

Distressed Fund: Structured funding format: debt or equity with minimum of R1 million

Manufacturing Competitiveness Enhancement Programme: Funding for existing manufacturers to induce competitiveness and job retention.  Working capital facility of R50 million, term – up to four years, 6% interest

 

REQUIREMENTS

Each programme has very specific criteria and one should assess the set of requirements of each.

 

CONTACT DETAILS

Tel: 011 269 3000 or 086 693 888 (Make sure you quote the exact fund you would like to apply for.

Online application:  www.idc.co.za – click on to IDC Direct

More specific info on the funds:  www.idc.co.za/developmentfunds

Information gathered from: Entrepreneur Magazine

Offering

A PDI Funding Scheme with four offerings in the mining and related industry:

  1. The Supply Chain Fund
  2. The Anglo American Khula Mining Fund
  3. The Community Fund
  4. The Green Fund

Requirements

Each fund has its own investment guidelines with equity options.

Contact Details

ZIMELE FUND

011 638 4172

www.angloamerican.co.za/about-us/anglo-simele/about-zimele.aspx

SUPPLY CHAIN FUND

Peter Mothudi:  Supply Chain Fund Manager

011 638 5520

peter.mothudi@angloamerican.com

ANGLO AMERICAN KHULA MINING FUND

Mxolisi Kota: Fund Manager

011 638 3716

mxolisi.kota@angloamerican.com

COMMUNITY FUND

Louwrens de Jager: Fund Manager

011 638 2749

louwrens.dejager@angloamerican.com

GREEN FUND

Teresia McNeill

teresa.mcneill@angloamerican.com

Information gathered from: Entrepreneur Magazine

Offering

  • Grants as start-up assistance
  • PDI Entrepreneurs
  • Ages 19 – 35 years old

SAB KickStart has a very successful track record in the creation of sustainable entrepreneurial ventures.

Process

  • Phase 1: Awareness campaign recruitment and selection
  • Phase 2 : Training
  • Phase 3: Business plan improvement and adjudication
  • Phase 4: Success enhancement – growth strategy definition and mentorship
  • Phase 5: National Awards

Contact

Ntombi Kholwa

011 437 8600

www.sabkickstart.net

Information gathered from: Entrepreneur Magazine

Become a property entrepreneur by becoming a rental housing developer in the affordable housing sector.

The Gauteng Partnership Fund (GPF) has been created to assist businesses to develop affordable residential properties for rental to cater for households with an income of up to R15 000.

GPF does not give grants, but facilitates loans for candidates that are committed and are willing to work hard and realize that their investment could take 5 years to yield a return.

To apply for funding please contact Maki or Phetsile on 011 – 685 6600 or

email: immaculates@gpf.org.za and phetsilek@gpf.org.za or

visit the GPF’s website.

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