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SAB Foundation has an R83 million fund to help your small business grow

We have a budget of R83 million per year to support entrepreneurs.

Bridgit Evans, The SAB Foundation

A big focus for us is social innovation.

Bridgit Evans, The SAB Foundation

It doesn’t matter what your turnover is.

Bridgit Evans, The SAB Foundation

The SAB Foundation is a trust that benefits disadvantaged individuals and communities through entrepreneurial development.

The SAB Foundation holds 8.4-million SAB Ltd shares and applies the dividend income from these shares for the benefit of the wider South African community.

It was founded in 2009.

The SAB Foundation hopes to continue in perpetuity.

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviewed The SAB Foundation Director Bridgit Evans for his weekly "The Science Of" feature.

Listen to the interview in the audio below (and/or scroll down for more quotes from it).

We try to have an impact along the chain.

Bridgit Evans, The SAB Foundation

We help people to come up with ideas.

Bridgit Evans, The SAB Foundation

People learn to use the resources they have.

Bridgit Evans, The SAB Foundation

We work with 60 entrepreneurs each year.

Bridgit Evans, The SAB Foundation

Research shows you really need to work on the skills of the entrepreneur.

Bridgit Evans, The SAB Foundation

The selection process is the most important thing.

Bridgit Evans, The SAB Foundation

You have to have been in business for at least six months.

Bridgit Evans, The SAB Foundation

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