SSAS – Sector-Specific Assistance Scheme

The SSAS is a reimbursable 80:20 cost-sharing grant offering financial support to export councils, joint action groups and industry associations. The scheme comprises two sub-programmes, namely Generic Funding and Project Funding for Emerging Exporters (PFEE). The aim of the SSAS is aligned to the dti’s overall objectives in several respects, as indicated below. Eligible Enterprises…

PI – Production Incentive

The Production Incentive (PI) forms part of the overall Clothing and Textile Competitiveness Programme (CTCP) and flows from the implementation, by the Department of Trade and Industry, of customised sector programmes (CSPs) for the clothing, textiles, footwear, leather and leather goods industries. The main objective is to assist the textile industry in upgrading processes, products and…

EIP – Enterprise Investment Programme

The Enterprise Investment Programme was launched by the government in July 2008, to provide sector-specific financing in order to encourage growth in key areas. The scheme currently operates under two sub-programmes – the Manufacturing Investment Programme (MIP) and the Tourism Support Programme (TSP – though further sub-programmes are expected to be added in the future…

MCEP – Manufacturing Competitiveness Enhancement Programme

The Department of Trade and Industry has made available grants to assist South African businesses gain a competitive edge and enable them to expand their operations. Under programs such as the MCEP – the Manufacturing Competitiveness Enhancement Programme, the DTI has already disbursed over R1 billion to qualifying companies The MCEP grant provides a rebate…

CTCIP – Textile Competitiveness Improvement Programme

The Clothing and Textiles Competitiveness Programme (CTCP) flows from The Department of Trade & Industry’s (the dti’s) implementation of the Customised Sector Programmes (CSP’s) for the Clothing, Textiles, Footwear, Leather & Leather Goods Industries which consist of a number of programmes aimed at creating sustainable capabilities and employment in these industries. The main objective of…

CPFP – Capital Projects Feasibility Programme

Capital Projects Feasibility Programme (CPFP) Description The Capital Projects Feasibility Programme (CPFP) is a cost-sharing grant that contributes to the cost of feasibility studies likely to lead to projects that will increase local exports and stimulate the market for South African capital goods and services. Objectives The primary objectives of the programme is to facilitate…

ISP – Incubation Support Programme

the dti initiated the ISP as a grant to develop incubators into successful enterprises with the potential to revitalise communities and strengthen local and national economies. The ISP encourages partnerships in which big business assists SMMEs with skills transfer, enterprise development, supplier development and marketing opportunities. Programme Description The objective of the programme is to…