Municipal Infrastructure Grant (MIG)

The South African Cabinet approved the establishment of the Municipal Infrastructure Grant (MIG) on 5 March 2003. MIG is a municipal infrastructure funding arrangement.

The MIG programme has been designed to achieve the following:

  • Access to basic services;
  • Consolidation of funding arrangements;
  • Decentralised service delivery;
  • Job creation through the Extended Public Works Programme;
  • Local economic development;
  • Empowerment of municipalities; and
  • Poverty alleviation.