Introduction

Grassridge GYD is Corporate Social Investment programme from Grassridge Wind Power (RF) (Pty) Ltd the Project Company of the newly operational 61.5 MW Grassridge Wind Farm approximately 12 Km north of Motherwell on the R335 Addo Road.

Grassridge GYD Programme is applicable to non-profit organisations and/ or businesses registered in Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality, Kirkwood, Paterson, Addo and the Thornhill areas.

Targeted assistance takes the form in two ways; firstly the Grassridge GYD Socio Economic Development Programme provides monetary contributions towards:

  • Arts, sport and culture programmes, or
  • Capacity Building programmes
  • Corporate Governance programmes

Secondly the Grassridge GYD Enterprise Development Programme provides monetary contributions towards:

  • Capacity Building programmes
  • Corporate Governance programmes
  • Operational systems
  • Quality Management systems
  • Learnerships
  • Skills Development programmes
  • Company compliance
  • Financial compliance

Schedules

NPO & SMME Schedule 

Opening 1st July 2015

Open until further notice

Socio Economic Development Programme

Non-Profit/Public Benefit/Community Based Organisations Application

This application is specific to:

  • Valid applications are from NPO’s/CBO’s and Public Benefit organisations with a head office in Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality, Kirkwood, Paterson, Addo and the Thornhill area
  • Non-profit organisations registered in South Africa as a Section 21; or
  • Public benefit organisations registered in South Africa; or
  • Social Co-operative ownership registered in South Africa that complies with the full requirements of BBBEE Codes of Good Practice Statement 000

 

Enterprise Development Programme

Micro Enterprise Business Application

This application is specific to:

  • Registered SMME’s located in Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality, Kirkwood, Paterson, Addo and Thornhill
  • Start up Enterprises, Exempt Micro Enterprises (EME’s) or Qualifying Small Enterprises (QSE’s) that are greater than 50% black owned as defined in the Broad Based Black Economic Empowerment Act, 2003