YOUR PARNER IN

DEVELOPMENT FINANCE

DID YOU

KNOW

  • IDC provides business funding from a minimum of R1 million up to R1 billion
  • The IDC is on a mission to promote entrepreneurship by building key industries
  • More than R15 billion worth of funding was disbursed during the 2017-2018 financial year
  • IDC has a wide footprint consisting of 15 regional offices and nine satellite offices

THE IDC FUNDS

BUSINESSES IN THE FOLLOWING SECTORS

AGRO-PROCESSING & AGRICULTURE
Developing a competitive industry in the food, beverage, fibre, forestry and agro-derivative industries; that utilises and develops local and regional resources to supply domestic demand and increase participation in international trade.
CHEMICAL PRODUCTS & PHARMACEUTICALS
Developing a competitive downstream chemicals industry (Including plastics and pharmaceuticals) that will meet consumer demand in the local, regional and global markets.
BASIC & SPECIALITY CHEMICALS
Contributing towards the creation of a globally competitive and diversified local basic metal and mining resource industry that produces a significant amount of the metal products and minerals for the local market and the rest of Africa.
CLOTHING & TEXTILES
Offering support to a variety of enterprises across the sector, ranging from creators of home décor to leather goods producers to manufacturers of natural synthetic fabrics.
HEAVY MANUFACTURING

Financing projects that have a high developmental impact meaning they have potential to create or preserve jobs, support local opportunities, bring about transformation in the economy and develop emerging entrepreneurs and black industrialists.

LIGHT MANUFACTURING
Financing projects that have a high developmental impact meaning they have potential to create or preserve jobs, support local opportunities, bring about transformation in the economy and develop emerging entrepreneurs and black industrialists.
MEDIA & MOTION PICTURES
Developing a sustainable motion picture value chain in South Africa through funding the production of feature films, television shows, animation and documentaries.
MACHINERY & EQUIPMENT
Offering finance, and where relevant, technical assistance to a range of manufacturers, with the aim of seeing a competitive and diversified local machinery and capital equipment industry.
NEW INDUSTRIES
Supporting and nurturing emerging industry value chains and enabling technologies that have the potential to make a significant impact on South Africa.

TOURISM

Primary investing in the accommodation sub-sector, with a particular focus on business hotels in fast growing areas – high impact, sustainable, tourist attraction that provide niche products offerings.
AUTOMOTIVE & TRANSPORT EQUIPMENT
Offering funding as well as industry and project development support to businesses involved in developing the automotive, rail, aerospace and ship industries.
INDUSTRIAL INFRASTRUCTURE
Our goal is to unlock infrastructure development to create an environment that helps grow South Africa’s economy.

HOW TO

apply for funding

STEP 1

business plan

Draw up a well-researched business plan, stating a compelling case for funding

STEP 2

register online

STEP 3

upload application

Upload your application with the relevant documents, certificates and business plan

STEP 4

process application

IDC will confirm that it has received your application. While processing we may ask you to supply extra information or documentation

STEP 5

approval status

IDC will inform you in writing whether your application has been successful. If your proposal in green-lit, the IDC will conduct due diligence on your business

STEP 6

loan contract

Once the IDC has satisfied itself of your bona fides, you will be asked to sign a loan contract

STEP 7

Begin funding

The IDC will then start disbursing the funds as per your agreement

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