Local, Regional and Economic Development Fund (LRED)

LRED funding supports priority sectors which are aligned to municipal IDPs and LED plans.  It encourages new sources of economic activity in small towns, townships and villages, amongst others. It also supports job creation.

Applications are available through DEDEAT’s regional offices.

Cooperative funding, development and support

The Eastern Cape Development Corporation assists cooperatives in priority sectors with financing equipment and materials and providing technical skills, governance training, and health and safety interventions.