2015 Co Create SA Fund for South African-Dutch Partnerships

Application Deadline: Monday, 1 June 2015 at 09:00 GMT+2.

The Kingdom of the Netherlands proudly announces the launch of the new #cocreateSA Fund 2015. Through the fund an investment of R500,000 will be made in long-term South African-Dutch partnerships that co-create solutions for local challenges.

With this investment the Netherlands continues its #cocreateSA Fund, which was launched in 2014 as a legacy of the Dutch involvement in World Design Capital Cape Town 2014. Last year, nine projects addressing sustainability issues have been awarded over R500,000 as part of the 2014 #cocreateSA Fund.

Project requirements

The project must:

–        be built on the principles of #cocreateSA: demand driven, sustainable, long-term and collaborative;

–        contribute to the strengthening of the cooperation between the South Africa and the Netherlands and kick-start a
long-term partnership between our both countries;

–        contribute to the improvement of the local business climate;

–        focus on finding sustainable solutions for a relevant bottleneck or opportunity;

–        be in one of the following sectors: agro & food; energy; life sciences & health; logistics; water (more info on the
Dutch key sectors);

–        have an innovative approach;

–        be implemented in South Africa.


Applicant requirements

The applicant must:

–        be a South African organisation;

–        have a Dutch partner.


Funding requirements

–        the minimum contribution is ZAR 25,000 and the maximum contribution is ZAR 100,000 (excluding VAT);

–        the #cocreateSA contribution may not exceed 50% of the total cost of the project.


How to apply?

The following documents should be submitted to kaa@minbuza.nl:

–        a fully completed application form

–        a detailed budget



Recipients of the #cocreateSA Fund will be announced during an event on 25 June 2015.


For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the cocreateSA Fund Webpage


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