Applications for Funding Forms

GRANT FUNDING

The MDDA 2022/23 Call for Applications is opening on 20 May 2022 for six weeks and will close on 01 July 2022.Funding applications closed on the 01 July 2022.

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.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS: 

Q: My application won’t submit

 

Check the following:

•Are all required fields completed / selected?

•Are all required attachments uploaded?

•If Yes to either question, please make sure you are using the recommended browser: Chrome or Edge

•If the issue persists using Chrome or Edge then email applications@mdda.org.za

Q: The online page is not loading

•Are you using Chrome or Edge?

•If no, please try Chrome or Edge.

•If yes, email us your query with the following details:

Name / organisation, email address, ID number / reference number

•Description of problem

•Screenshot if possible

•Which device and browser the applicant is using

Q: I attached the wrong document or did not fully answer a question in phase 2

 

  • Use the link in the phase 2 email to go back and update 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

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)

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