THE MDDA IS INVITING GRANT Applications FOR COMMUNITY MEDIA PRINT PUBLICATIONS AND SMALL COMMERCIAL PRINT PUBLICATIONS
The 2023/24 Call for Applications is officially open for 6 weeks
Closing date:17 July 2023
This year, in terms of Section 14 (1)(a) of the MDDA Act, we are calling on all organisations owned or focused on youth, women and persons with disabilities to submit applications for the 2024 grant funding call.
The MDDA is recruiting from the following provinces : Northern Cape; North West; ; Mpumalanga and Eastern Cape and will rotate the provinces in the next call. Our new approach seeks to make a meaningful impact by zoning in on specific provinces and working to fulfil our mandate of redressing the exclusion and marginalisation of disadvantaged communities and persons from access to the media; and to continue promoting media development and diversity in the community and small commercial print sector.
CLOSING DATE: 17TH JULY 2023 at 17:00PM
NB: If there is no response within three months of submission, please consider your application unsuccessful.
Applications will be considered in line with the criteria set out in the MDDA Regulations
WHEN EMAILING YOUR APPLICATIONS FOR FUNDING, THE BELOW DOCUMENTS WILL NEED TO BE UPLOADED Community Broadcast (Radio/TV) Projects Documents Required
1. Certified Copy of your registration documentsCertified Copy of your registration documents (deregistered organizations will not be considered).
2. Tax Clearance Certificate or CSD Certificate number
3. Certified copy of previous audited Financial Statements (audited by registered auditors or accountants), if you are an existing project.(Projects established two or less years prior to application are not required to submit financial statements)
4 . Affidavit that you are not connected to or owned/ controlled by : Any commercial media entity or individuals (Caxton, Kagiso Media, Multichoice, SABC, ETV, Primedia, M-Net, Media 24, Arena Holdings Independent Newspapers, etc.) Any political party or Government
5 . Budget (your funding request using the excel template downloadable in online application system)
6 . Business Plan including 3-year financial projections/plan (Please follow business plan template downloadable in online application system)
7 . A sample of your media product
8. . Copies of key personnel CV’s (maximum 4)
9. BEE Certificate