Department of Economic Development and Tourism - Public Information: E
"We provide support to the provincial leadership and enable economic growth through the generation and co-ordination of economic research and planning, and through the active support of key economic thematic drivers and enablers that will stimulate economic growth across the economy and within sections of the economy."
- Quarterly Economic Reports
Western Cape entrepreneurs are invited to enter the Premier’s Entrepreneurship Recognition Awards.
Entries open on 15 July 2014. The closing date has been extended to 15 September 2014. Read more about the competition and conditions below.
Or visit the Awards website for more detailed information and to register and enter.
NATURE OF SUPPORT: Financial assistance
BENEFICIARIES: Businesses (including co-operatives) operating in the Western Cape that has a black shareholding of at least 51%.
PROJECT DESCRIPTION: The Enterprise Development Fund is an initiative between the Department of Economic Development and Tourism and the National Empowerment Fund (NEF) aimed at supporting qualifying small, medium and micro enterprises (SMME’s) as well as co-operatives in the Western Cape with financial support.
Township economies are often forgotten as opportunity-laden contributors to our economy. Many people underestimate their importance.