Applications for Funding Forms

GRANT FUNDING

The MDDA 2021/22 Call for Applications is opening on 24 May 2021 for six weeks and will close on 02 July 2021.

Community media projects, including radio, TV and print and digital publications, as well as small commercial print are invited to apply.

 

Click here to access MDDA Online Application System

Please note the

preferred browser

is google and

Microsoft Edge.

 

It is advisable to

check that you

have all required

documents (see

list on right hand

side) ready for

uploading before

applying online.

Also refer to the guidelines on how to use the online application system.

 

Application Form Downloads

Alternatively to applying online, the MDDA will still accept applications with the supporting documents delivered

Postal Address                     Physical Address

MDDA                                    1st Floor

P.O. BOX 42846                      5 St Davids Place

FORDSBURG                           PARKTOWN

2033                   

 

Applicants are urged not to submit duplicate applications as this compromises the efficiency of the application process and may even result in your application being disregarded.

You will receive an acknowledgement of receipt of your application.

 

If you choose to download and email or deliver hard copies of the application form with the supporting documentation -

  • please click on the relevant image below to download the correct application form

  • please also download the relevant Excel budget  form and business plan template which must be used to submit your funding request and business plan

  • ensure that you are also submitting the supporting documents as outlined in the application forms

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WHEN APPLYING USING THE MDDA ONLINE APPLICATION SYSTEM THE BELOW DOCUMENTS WILL NEED TO BE UPLOADED

 

Community Broadcast (Radio/TV) Projects

Documents Required

  1. Certified Copy of your registration documents

  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 individual (Caxton, Kagiso Media, SABC, ETV, Multichoice, Primedia, M-Net, Media 24, Arena Holdings, Independent Newspapers, etc.); Any political party or Government

  5. Business Plan including 3-year financial projections/plan (Please follow business plan template downloadable in online application system)

  6. Budget (your funding request using the excel template downloadable in online application system)

  7. A copy of your broadcast licence

  8. A copy of your programming schedule

  9. Copies of key personnel CV’s (maximum 4)
     

Community Print/Digital and

Small Commercial Media

Print/Digital Projects

Documents Required

  1. Certified Copy of your registration documents

  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 the 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 if you are an existing project

  8. Copies of key personnel CV’s (maximum 4)