The Voucher Programme is a business support programme aimed at assisting young entrepreneurs by providing one-on-one business development support to access quality business development services through NYDA approved business consultancy service providers thereby enhancing their participation in the mainstream economy.
Young entrepreneurs access this service through vouchers, which range from R6 600.00 to R19 800.00. There is no contribution fee required for young entrepreneurs to participate in the programme. Each registered entity, is entitled to a maximum of two (2) vouchers as per business development phase.
What Services Does a Voucher Buy?
A voucher is used to purchase business support services from approved service providers.
Services on offer include, but not limited to:
Who Is Eligible For A Voucher?
The applicant must:
What Is The Process For Voucher Applications?
How do I apply?
Application forms can be obtained from any NYDA full service branch office or downloaded here.
Your complete application form must be accompanied by:
After submitting, your application will undergo an assessment, which will compare your business against the service you are applying for. If your application is approved, you must select an NYDA accredited service provider from the available list of the branch you applied to. If declined, the applicant is referred to an alternative business support service of the NYDA.
Once the service provider has rendered their service, the applicant has the option to endorse or decline the service provided.
Want more information? Contact the NYDA on 0800 52 52 52 or email: [email protected]