Emalahleni Local Municipality calls for proposals for business improvement and support for SMMEs, Cooperatives and Informal Traders. The support package has been established by the Emalahleni Local Municipality to provide limited grant funding to SMMEs, Cooperatives, Traders and NGOs/NPOs within Emalahleni that require capital grow and improve their businesses. The funding will mainly be allocated in the form of a grant in-kind, for example through the purchasing of equipment or tools on behalf of the SMME by the local municipality. The municipality does not transfer money directly to the SMME. Funding ranges between R10 000 and R150 000.

• The applicant(s) must be South African Citizen with a valid identity document(s)
• The business should be 51 % black-owned
• Registered South African company
• Informal Traders should be in possession of the Emalahleni Local Municipality           Traders Permit
• Applicants should be up to date with the Municipal Rates and Taxes or have arrangements with the Municipality
• Previously disadvantaged South African Women, People with Disabilities, and Men are encouraged to apply
• Secured tenure of land for operations use. (Lease, Title deed or other)
• Does the entity have applicable legislative approval for operations (water use license, certificate of acceptability, SABS, and EIA among others)
• Do Applicants have adequate managerial, financial, and technical capability for the Entity to be viable
• Demonstrate significant means of own contribution to the project
• FICA documents (e.g. Municipal accounts, letter from traditional authority)
• Certified identity documents of directors/members
• 3 months bank statements (Excluding Informal Traders)

VISION: “To be a centre of excellence and innovation".

For more information contact

Economic Development and Tourism Unit
013 6906538/6707

Youth Development Unit

• The information provided on this application shall be kept strictly confidential and will be used for the purpose of this application only.
• Incomplete applications will not be processed. Kindly refer to the checklist (Annexure 1) at the back of the application form for minimum documents required to accompany this application.
• Application forms can be downloaded on the Emalahleni Local Municipality Website or collected from the LED unit, 3rd floor Development Planning, Emalahleni Local Municipality, Main Building.
• Applications to be submitted to the LED unit, 3rd floor Development Planning, Emalahleni Local Municipality, Main Building.

Closing Date: 27 October 2023
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