Isivande Women’s Fund (IWF)

Location : Sandton, South Africa
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The Isivande Women’s Fund (IWF) aims at accelerating women’s economic empowerment by supplying cost effective, user friendly and responsive, available finance. The IWF offers support services to improve the success of your business.


It targets business that are starting up, expanding, rehabilitating, franchising and those that need bridging finance. The aim of the fund is to create self-sustaining black and women owned businesses by offering you primary financial and non-financial support.


Funding Criteria:

The women owned companies need to meet the following criteria to be eligible:

  1. Operational for 6 months.
  2. Needs early stage capital for expansions and growth.
  3. 50% plus one share owned and managed by women.
  4. Have potential growth and commercial sustainability.
  5. Improving social impact with employment creation.


How to Apply for IWF Funding

Applications for this fund are done through the IDF website:


Contact Us

For more visit IDF offices or contact us via tel/email provided below

IDF Capital
33 Fricker Road, 2nd Floor
Illovo Boulevard, Illovo
Sandton, 2196, South Africa


Telephone: +27 11 772 7945
Email Address:

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