South Africa
Machinery and equipment
Raw materials

SMME's are invited to submit applications to be assisted with equipment, tools, raw materials or stock up to R250 000 each. 


 1. Micro Enterprise’s Business Case / Funding Proposal;

2. Proof of registration with SARS (i.e. Tax clearance certificate if applicable);

3. FICA documents for the Micro Enterprise and members/directors (e.g., Municipal accounts, letter from traditional authority);

4. CIPC Registration Documents (e.g., CR-10 and Constitution);

5. Lease Agreement or Permission to Occupy (P.T.O) or Title Deed;

6. Three comparable quotations from your suppliers. The suppliers must be registered with CSD;

7. CVs and certified ID Copies of Directors/founding members.

8. Copy of the latest Bank Statement;

9. One (1) year financial statements or Management Account (for existing Micro Enterprises) / Projected Financial Statement (for new Micro Enterprises);

10. Three (3) months Bank Statements (for existing Micro Enterprises) or Proof of bank account for new Micro Enterprises;

11. Three (3) years cash flow projections and;

12. Undergone business skills training (proof of attendance/certificate. In the absence of proof of training, the applicant on approval will be expected to attend a business skills training

Click here to download the application form. 

Agriculture, forestry and fishing
​Mining and quarrying
​Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply
Water supply; sewerage, waste management and remediation activities
​Wholesale and retail trade; repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles
​Transportation and storage
Accommodation and food service activities
​Information and communication
Financial and insurance activities
​Real estate activities
Professional, scientific and technical activities
Administrative and support service activities
Public administration and defence; compulsory social security
Human health and social work activities
​Arts, entertainment and recreation

Brochures and other documents