Our CSI philosophy

As an agency of the Department of Transport we are driven by departmental outcomes to demonstrate our contribution to and support of national priorities. The State President and the Cabinet developed 12 governmental outcomes in 2010 to collectively address the key priorities of government. The 12 outcomes identified and agreed to by the Cabinet are as follows:

  • Outcome 1 – Improved quality of basic education
  • Outcome 2 – A long and healthy life for all South Africans
  • Outcome 3 – All people in South Africa being and feeling safe
  • Outcome 4 – Decent employment through inclusive economic growth
  • Outcome 5 – A skilled and capable workforce to support an inclusive growth path
  • Outcome 6 – An efficient, competitive and responsive economic infrastructure network
  • Outcome 7 – Vibrant, equitable and sustainable rural communities and food security for all
  • Outcome 8 – Sustainable and improved quality of household life in human settlements
  • Outcome 9 – A responsive, accountable, effective and efficient local government system
  • Outcome 10 – Environmental assets and natural resources that are well protected and continually enhanced
  • Outcome 11 – The creation of a better South Africa and contribution to a better and safer Africa and world
  • Outcome 12 – An efficient, effective and development-oriented public service and an empowered, fair and inclusive citizenship

How to qualify

You need to be a non-profit organisation, preferably registered with the Department of Social Welfare. If you have not yet registered, you must provide your Constitution.


In order to encourage sustainability, ATNS will only fund permanent or semi-permanent resources which are resources that will remain in the use of the organisation over a long period of time and can benefit the greater organisation and community at large. ATNS will not fund salaries, rental, bursaries, trips (domestic use of own vehicle) and tours, food, stationary or vehicles.