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Tuesday, November 20, 2012


Call for a three year arts organisation support funding

The National Arts Council (NAC) is inviting registered arts organisations and companies active in the disciplines of Music, Theatre, Dance, Multi-discipline, Craft, Visual Arts and Literature to apply for the three year Arts Organisation Support Funding formerly known as Company Funding.

The objective of this funding is to:

- Support transformation and redress in the arts.
- Contribute to the sustainability of arts organisations and companies.
- Improve the geographic spread of grant funding allocations.
- Support growth and development in the arts.
- Support artistic innovation and work relevant to the South African context.
- Contribution to job creation in the arts.

Please note that in view of the above, the funding criteria have changed. Applicants are required to complete the relevant application form, submit a business plan and comply with the funding criteria which are obtainable from the NAC offices, website, via e-mail and post on request.

For more information, contact Mr Thato Monamodi at the NAC Office on 011 838 1383 or email: The closing date is December 14, 2012, with outcomes released on March 25, 2013.

No late applications will be considered. Only applications sent by post, couriered or hand-delivered will be accepted:

National Arts Council, PO Box 500, Newtown, 2113
66 Margaret Mcingana Street, Market Theatre Precinct, Newtown, 2113.

More information at