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Programmes & Services

Applying for support from the National Empowerment Fund (NEF)

The National Empowerment Fund (NEF) aims to promote and facilitate economic equality and transformation, by supporting black empowered businesses.

Black Business Supplier Programme

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:

Support for Emerging Exporters - Export Development Programme

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 (EDP) which was established to help small and medium enterprises in the Western Cape improve their knowledge and expertise in international trade management. The EDP provides various development-focused services, including: