Incentives for capital expenditure

Critical Infrastructure Programme (CIP)


CIP supports the construction of infrastructure that enables the establishment or continuing operation of industrial projects. Its key objectives are to improve competitiveness by lowering costs and risks, leverage strategic investments and stimulate linkages.


Entities incorporated under the Companies Act, 71 of 2008; the Close Corporations Act, 1984 and the Cooperatives Act 2005.

Local and provincial governments can contribute towards projects but cannot be applicants.


The grant covers between 10 - 30% of infrastructure development costs. It is tax-free.

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Implementing Agency

The Department of Trade & Industry


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Mr. Justice Ngwenya

Tel: +27 (12) 394 1271

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Website: Financial Assistance (Incentives)