DBSA Development Fund

Title DBSA Development Fund
Funding Bracket Minimum and a maximum
Facility Objectives

To be a leading catalyst in municipal capacity building to maximize the impact of development finance in South Africa.

Key activities To capacitate municipalities and communities for effective service delivery and economic development to improve the quality of life of the people of South Africa. The Development Fund achieves its mission by delivering the following products and services:
  • Funds: capacity building funding through grants
  • Expertise: mobilization and deployment of technical and financial experts for infrastructure project implementation
  • Development facilitation: technical support and sharing of knowledge

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Institution Details

Title DBSA Development Fund
Person responsible
E-mail, phone number and mailing address

Development Bank of Southern Africa
Headway Hill
1258 Lever Road
Midrand
South Africa

Facility Objectives

To be a leading catalyst in municipal capacity building to maximize the impact of development finance in South Africa.

Facility URL http://www.dbsa.org/%28S%28k3hoaj55cpcek0m2pwao2l55%29%29/development%20fund/pages/default.aspx
Key activities To capacitate municipalities and communities for effective service delivery and economic development to improve the quality of life of the people of South Africa. The Development Fund achieves its mission by delivering the following products and services:
  • Funds: capacity building funding through grants
  • Expertise: mobilization and deployment of technical and financial experts for infrastructure project implementation
  • Development facilitation: technical support and sharing of knowledge
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Key data and facts

Hosted by Development Bank of Southern Africa
Contributors

DBSA and South African Department of Treasury

Year established 2001
Total Capital
Amount committed since established
Amount disbursed since established
Type of finance provided
  • Grant
Capacity for new commitments
Funding Bracket Minimum and a maximum
Funding bracket - Current Average Grant size

Eligibility criteria and exclusions

Beneficiaries
  • Public
  • Public Private Partnership
Project types
  • Sub-national
Regional Economic Communities (RECs)
  • SADC
Countries
  • South Africa
Transport
  • Air transport
  • Education and training in transport and storage
  • Rail transport
  • Road transport
  • Storage
  • Transport policy and administrative management
  • Water transport
Water & Sanitation
  • Basic drinking water supply and basic sanitation
  • Education and training in water supply and sanitation
  • River development
  • Waste management/disposal
  • Water resources policy and administrative management
  • Water resources protection
  • Water supply and sanitation - large systems
Eligibility exclusions

Supported project phases

Enabling environment
  • Capacity building to support projects
  • Consensus building for projects
  • Project-relevant institutional reforms
Project definition
  • Action planning (TORs, etc.)
  • Identification of desired outputs
  • Identification of project champions
  • Pre-feasibility studies
  • Prioritization vs. other projects
Project feasibility
  • Financial/financial modelling
  • Organizational/administrative
  • Technical/engineering

List of Projects

Projects supported since Facility established (Total number) 0
Projects supported reaching financial close since Facility established (Total number) 0

Application process

Application process

Please contact DBSA Development Fund for advise on detailed application procedures.

Application Documents

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