Pravin Gordhan, Minister of Finance in his budget speech on 24 February 2016 announced the following Social grant increases:

  • The old age, disability and care dependency grants will rise by R80 to R1 500 in April 2016, and by a further R10 to R1 510 in October.
  • The child support grant will rise by R20 to R350 in April and the foster care grant by R30 to R890.