Competitive advantage incentives

Black Business Supplier Development Programme (BBSDP)


BBSDP provides grants to small black-owned enterprises. It aims to improve sustainability and competitiveness of majority black-owned enterprises and thereby integrate them into the mainstream economy.


Majority black-owned enterprises or those with a predominantly black management team;
Enterprises with a turnover of at least R1 million and not more than R35 million; and
The enterprise must have been operating and trading for at least one financial year.


50% grant for the cost of approved tools, machinery and equipment to a maximum of R800,000; and 80% grant for approved training and business development services to a maximum of R200 000.

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Implementing Agency

The Department of Trade & Industry


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Contact information consists of:

  • Contact person’s name
  • Telephone number
  • Email address
  • Website address
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Mr. Gabriel Makhonxa

Tel: +27 (12) 394 1438

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Website: Financial Assistance (Incentives)