- Business Process Outsourcing and Off-shoring (BPO&O)
The BPO&O Investment incentive comprises an investment grant ranging between R37 000 and R60 00 per seat and a training support grant towards costs of company specific training up to a maximum of R12 000 per agent. The incentive is offered to local and foreign investors establishing projects that aim primarily to serve offshore clients. The objective of the incentive is to attract BPO&O investment that creates employment opportunities. The BPO Investment incentive is effective from 06 December 2006 to 31 March 2011.
- Black Business Supplier Development Programme (BBSDP)
The Black Business Supplier Development Programme (BBSDP) is an 80:20 cost-sharing grant, which offers support to black-owned enterprises in South Africa. The scheme provides such companies with access to business development services that assist them to improve their core competencies upgrade managerial capabilities and restructure their processes to become more competitive.
- Critical Infrastructure Programme (CIP)
Supports the competitiveness of South African industries by lowering business costs and risks and to provide targeted financial support for physical infrastructure that will leverage strategic investment. Applicable to new or expanding enterprises investing in infrastructure.
- Enterprise Investment Programme (EIP)
The EIP is an incentive grant which comprises the Manufacturing Investment Programme (MIP) and Tourism Support Programme (TSP). The incentive is accessible to both local and foreign owned entities intending to locate their projects in South Africa.
- Location Film and Television Production Rebate
Encourages and attracts large budget films and television productions. Applicable to foreign-owned qualifying productions with Qualifying South African Production Expenditure of R12 million and above.
- The Co-operatives Incentive Scheme (CIS)
The CIS is a 90:10 matching cash grant for registered co-operatives. The maximum grant that can be offered to one co-operative entity under the scheme is R 300,000. The CIS is an incentive for enterprises in the emerging economy to acquire competitive business development services.
- The Sector Specific Assistance Scheme (SSAS)
The Sector Specific Assistance Scheme is a reimbursable cost-sharing grant scheme whereby financial support is granted to nonprofit business organisations in sectors and sub-sectors of industries prioritised by the dti.
- Dutch funds available for investments in South Africa
South Africa is a new market that is expanding rapidly. This provides opportunities for businesses to expand investments and trade relations. The Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs finances companies who wish to invest in South Africa, together with a local South-African company. These companies can receive a contribution of 50 percent of the total project costs.
All above incentives available from the DTI:www.dti.gov.za