03October

Call for Comment: DTI proposes cap on SA Lotteries funding

The Department of Trade and Industry announced proposed amendments to the National Lotteries regulations that would set funding caps for potential beneficiaries.

 

Call for Comment: DTI proposes cap on SA Lotteries funding

The proposed amendments would:

*  set specific limits of the grant award in the call for applications

*  prohibit state entities from applying for funding

*  require that National Lotteries Commission help distributing agencies with administrative support when deciding on the merits of applications

*  prohibit awardees from receiving further grants within 12 months of having received funding

*  prohibit agents from claiming more than R150 000 in service fees

*  develop procedures to ensure allocation of funds to worthy causes as identified by government priorities


The full proposal is contained the Draft National Lotteries Amendment Regulations published in Government Gazette 38043Written comment is invited until 30 October 2014, and can be emailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..