About the Opportunity
The Youth Challenge Fund (YCF) is a youth start-up support programme intended to stimulate the establishment and growth of youth-owned businesses, promote digital skills, grow the economy and foster job creation.
In line with National Youth Policy, the YCF will be providing support to youth start-up businesses/enterprises who meet the following criteria:
Are between the age of 18 to 35 years.
Registered with CIPC and be prepared to register with SARS & UIF.
100% South African owned.
Are adequately involved in the day-to-day operation and management of the business with at least one or more of the members being full-time employees of the company, especially the majority shareholder or essential personnel/applicant.
Prepared to participate in Business Development Support and mentorship (pre and post).
Commercially viable, sustainable and feasible business idea.
20 December 2021
Upon receipt of the applications, they will be reviewed and completed applications subjected to due diligence exercises by sefa for consideration.
Follow-ups will be made with small enterprises whose funding applications are incomplete to submit the outstanding information.
Small enterprises that require non-financial support are referred to Seda for further handling.
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Tel: 012 748 9600
77 Meintjies Street, Sunnyside, Pretoria 0002