What We Offer

WHAT WE OFFER

we provide niche and innovative financial programmes to maximise the developmental goals of the IDC

Our role is to enhance the industrial capability of South Africa, and the rest of the continent, thereby boosting economic growth and industrial development. We do this by funding entrepreneurs starting new enterprises or supporting companies that want to extend existing operations.

 

We fund start-up and existing businesses up to a maximum of R1 billion. We consider debt of R1 million.

 

We also have a number of special schemes available, administered by our Partnership Programmes Department.

VISIT THE INDUSTRIAL FINANCING WEBSITE TO REVIEW ALL GOVERNMENT FUNDED FINANCIAL SUPPORT PROGRAMMES

FUNDING

INSTRUMENTS

 

Funding can be structured in a number of ways:

Debt

Equity and quasi-equity

Guarantees

Trade finance

Venture capital

MINIMUM

REQUIREMENTS

SECURITY

the form and nature of which will relate to your specific circumstances

 

COMPLIANCE

with international environmental standards

 

SHAREHOLDERS/OWNERS

are expected to make some financial contribution:- The contribution of historically disadvantaged people under special circumstances may be lowered, n which case the corporation will be prepared to extend finance in excess of the owner’s contribution

 

SUSTAINABILITY

the project.business must exhibit economic merit in terms of profitability and sustainability

 

REFINANCE

we do not refinance fixed assets, since our aim is to expand the industrial base

 

BLACK ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT

we also focus on broad-based and expansionary black economic empowerment and black industrialists

SPECIAL SCHEMES

 

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AFD GREEN ENERGY FUND

Aim: To provide finance to renewable energy and energy efficiency projects of smaller scale, as well as manufacturing of Green products in South Africa.

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AGRI-INDUSTRIAL FUND

Aim: To develop competitive, economically viable activities in agro-processing (food and non-food) sectors by developing local and regional resources to supply domestic demand and increase international trade.

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DSCIF

Aim: To help the struggling steel industry with an interest subsidy that offers discounts to qualifying clients.

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GRO-E YOUTH SCHEME

Aim: To encourage youth entrepreneurship and employment creation, thereby expanding South African production capacity.

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GREEN TOURISM INCENTIVE PROGRAMME

Aim: To encourage privately-owned tourism enterprises to move towards cleaner and renewable energy sources as well as the efficient utilisation of water.

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KHOEBO INNOVATION PROMOTION PROGRAM

Aim: To offer capital and business support to SMME’s during the early stages of commercialization.

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MCEP

Aim: To assist manufacturing companies with working capital.

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SMEs AND MIDCAP COMPANIES

Aim: To assist SMEs and MIDCAP companies to access loan financing for CAPEX, medium and long term working capital.

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SOCIAL EMPLOYMENT FUND

Aim: To support employment opportunities, counteracting job losses due to Covid-19, and creating an opportunity for growth and renewal.

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UIF II

Aim: To contribute towards sustainable job creation and retention by supporting job creating transactions while providing concessionary funding.

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