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Apply for the Humanitarian Relief Programme<h2 class="sectHeading">​​​​​​​​​About​​​​​​​</h2><p>We provide food relief services to people in vulnerable communities, who have been severely affected by the Covid-19 pandemic. </p><p> We do this by partnering with a number of local organisations to help us distribute the food. If your Non-profit Organisation (NPO) or Public Benefit Organisation (PBO) has experience in either or all of the following, we want to hear from you: </p><ul><li>the direct preparation distribution of cooked meals to vulnerable communities; and/or</li><li>the distribution of raw products and the direct supervision of community based organizations preparing and distributing cooked meals; and/or</li><li>the provision of food parcels to individual households. Each parcel of food may not exceed R400 per household.</li></ul><h2 class="sectHeading">Requirements</h2><p>To qualify, your NPO or PBO must be:</p><ul><li>registered;</li><li>have at least three months’ experience operating soup/food kitchens and providing nutritional, well-balanced meals to vulnerable communities/beneficiaries; and</li><li>able to provide a track record of successful operations and details of communities or beneficiary groups previously served.</li></ul><h2 class="sectHeading">Apply</h2> <span> <div class="notification with-heading dark-copy pink bg-light-grey"><div class="graphic with-border"> <i class="info note">​​​</i> </div><div class="desc"><h4>Please note</h4><p>Applications closed at 16:00 on Monday, 1 March 2021.</p></div></div></span> <p> <strong>Step 1: </strong> <strong>Download and complete the following forms:</strong></p><ul><li> <a href="" target="_blank">The Application Form (Annexure 1)</a></li><li> <a href="" target="_blank">The Business and Project Plan (Annexure 2)</a></li></ul><h4>The following documents must be included in your application:</h4> <span> <div class="mobile-scroll"><table><thead><tr><th colspan="2">​ Document checklist:</th></tr></thead><tbody><tr><td colspan="1">1.​</td><td>Completed application form (Annexure 1), as well as business and project plan (Annexure 2).</td></tr><tr><td colspan="1">​2.</td><td>City’s Supplier Database number. Organisations must be <a href="">registered on the City's supplier database</a>.</td></tr><tr><td colspan="1">​3.</td><td> <a href="" target="_blank">National Treasury Supplier Database<i class="icon link-external"></i></a> registration number e.g. MAAA0524789.</td></tr><tr><td rowspan="1" colspan="1">​4.</td><td rowspan="1">​A signed copy of the organisation’s constitution, initialled on each page.</td></tr><tr><td rowspan="1" colspan="1">​5.</td><td rowspan="1">​Proof of bank account details (not older than three months from 1 November 2020 and stamped by the bank).</td></tr><tr><td rowspan="1" colspan="1">​6.</td><td rowspan="1">​List of your organisation’s bank account signatories issued by the bank.</td></tr><tr><td rowspan="1" colspan="1">​7.</td><td rowspan="1">​Latest annual financial statements (if the amount you are applying for is more than R50 000).</td></tr><tr><td rowspan="1" colspan="1">​8.</td><td rowspan="1">​An income and expenditure statement as tabled at your last annual general meeting (if the amount you are applying for is less than R50 000).</td></tr><tr><td rowspan="1" colspan="1">​9.</td><td rowspan="1">​A copy of your organisation’s latest up-to-date municipal account. If the organisation's account is in arrears, they can <a href="">arrange a payment plan</a> with our Revenue Department.</td></tr><tr><td rowspan="1" colspan="1">​10.</td><td rowspan="1">​If the organisation is renting property, the owner (lessor) of the property must be up-to-date with their municipal account payments.</td></tr><tr><td rowspan="1" colspan="1">​11.</td><td rowspan="1">​If the organisation is registered as a VAT Vendor, it must submit a zero-rated tax invoice which includes the City’s VAT number 4500193497.</td></tr><tr><td rowspan="1" colspan="1">​12.</td><td rowspan="1">​A valid Tax Compliance Status certificate including a SARS-issued TAX PIN.</td></tr><tr><td rowspan="1" colspan="1">​13.</td><td rowspan="1">​A valid NPO/PBO certificate.</td></tr><tr><td rowspan="1" colspan="1">​14.</td><td rowspan="1">​Certified copies of board members’/management committees members’/board of directors’ identity documents, or certified copies of IDs of the chairperson and treasurer of the organisation.</td></tr><tr><td rowspan="1" colspan="1">​15.</td><td rowspan="1">​Minutes of the organisation’s annual general meeting – not older than 18 months (the oldest date being 1 July 2019)</td></tr><tr><td rowspan="1" colspan="1">​16.</td><td rowspan="1">​A copy of the organisation’s <a href=""> Certificate of Acceptability</a> for food handling, issued by the City’s <a href="">Health Department</a>.</td></tr></tbody></table></div></span> <p> <strong>Step 2:</strong> Submit your application, together with all supporting documents to <em> <a href=""></a>.</em></p><p> <strong>We will not consider any applications that do not comply with the following conditions:</strong></p><ul><li>All of the above-listed documents must be completed and submitted before the closing date. Late submissions will not be accepted.</li><li>Adherance to the <a href="" target="_blank">City’s Grant in Aid Policy</a>.</li><li>The identification of the specific geographic locations within the wards targeted for intervention.</li><li>The requirements of the <a href="" target="_blank">Municipal Financial Management Act, Act 56 of 2003</a></li></ul><p>The selected organisations will be required to enter into a Memorandum of Agreement/Special Delivery Agreement with the City, based on specific community needs. The organisations will also need to comply with the stipulated monitoring and reporting requirements.</p><h2 class="sectHeading">Contact us</h2><p>Submit your enquiries in writing to <a href=""> <em></em></a>.</p>GP0|#6a32def2-28e1-48d3-b5f2-ef510c7a1f78;L0|#06a32def2-28e1-48d3-b5f2-ef510c7a1f78|Social enterprises;GTSet|#a7cfb90d-44ad-4426-98ce-565f79932396;GPP|#17bbfc60-2cad-4ada-91e5-801244a1840f;GP0|#4dc91736-61d9-4220-8c7d-6509a9a7e4c4;L0|#04dc91736-61d9-4220-8c7d-6509a9a7e4c4|Organisations;GPP|#8654e611-7eaa-4a32-9efa-47748ee5797d;GPP|#54dbab3a-0b2f-4602-8af5-3d651c59a5f4Applications are closed.0



Humanitarian Relief Programme 2020/21 - Annexure A1 - Application Form293337GP0|#f0b069a9-84bd-4629-943b-3e3dfa0685a7;L0|#0f0b069a9-84bd-4629-943b-3e3dfa0685a7|Application form;GTSet|#f1e8889f-f7d7-4d5b-a3f5-af0ca2e076ea;GPP|#3a03f9b9-d2e9-49b1-92e1-37b654747f82;GPP|#0972c695-fd19-46c4-ab5d-9601f17b780e2020-08-17T22:00:00Z
Humanitarian Relief Programme 2020/21 - Annexure A2 - Business and Project Plan379550GP0|#f0b069a9-84bd-4629-943b-3e3dfa0685a7;L0|#0f0b069a9-84bd-4629-943b-3e3dfa0685a7|Application form;GTSet|#f1e8889f-f7d7-4d5b-a3f5-af0ca2e076ea;GPP|#3a03f9b9-d2e9-49b1-92e1-37b654747f82;GPP|#0972c695-fd19-46c4-ab5d-9601f17b780e2021-02-11T22:00:00Z



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