12 March, 2018
Industry specific schemes offered by the IDC
Industry specific schemes from the IDC. This will interest you
if you operate in one of the following industries:
- Clothing and Textiles Industry
- Agro Processing
- Leather and Footwear
- Gold Jewellery manufacturing
With a view to supporting the industrial development
capacity, the IDC funds start-up and existing businesses
up to a maximum of R1 billion, and has some special
schemes available, addressing areas such as job creation,
youth and women empowerment, funding of innovation, and
increasing the competitiveness of manufactured goods.
Accordingly, the IDC has set up the following
- Agro-Processing Linkages Scheme (APL) -
assists with linking established agro-processors with
- Clothing and Textiles Competitiveness
Programme (CTCP) - improves the competitiveness of the
local clothing and textiles sector.
- Clothing, Textiles, Leather and Footwear
Competitiveness Scheme - funds local players to upgrade
their plant and equipment to become globally
- Gold Loan Scheme - supports South African
gold jewellery manufacturers with working capital
- Pro-Forestry Scheme - supports new
forestry and transformation projects.
To find out if you qualify
for any of these programmes, please start by filling out our free
assessment. And if you need expert assistance in
creating a viable and fundable business plan, click here
for more information.
You can also book a consultation to discuss your business
plan requirements and our support to apply for funding.
Please click the link to book an