Programmes & Services
The National Empowerment Fund (NEF) aims to promote and facilitate economic equality and transformation, by supporting black empowered businesses.
The DTI's Black Business Supplier Development Programme (BBSDP) is an 80:20 cost-sharing, cash grant incentive scheme for black-owned businesses, with a maximum grant of R100 000. The scheme also provides business development services to help companies improve their skills and become more competitive. To qualify, a company must:
Businesses who would like to learn how to export to international markets, or improve their performance, can find information and training opportunities at the following places: Wesgro Wesgro has an Exporter Development Programme which delivers export courses for selected small businesses in the Western Cape to improve their ability to compete globally. There are three levels of training on offer: