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Tuesday, May 27, 2014


Deadline for next application: July 16, 2014

Business and Arts South Africa’s (NPC) Supporting Grant programme is designed for artist/arts organisations and businesses to assist in activating sponsorship for a cross-section of arts projects in different regions of the country. This is done by providing financial support to a project that is in an already existing relationship between a business and arts organisation.

To apply for a BASA Supporting Grant, both the arts applicant and the sponsor must complete the application forms, which are designed to encourage the two partners to work together and identify areas of potential benefit. BASA allocates funds to the project once it has assessed how the partnership benefits both the sponsor and the recipient.

Supporting Grant applications forms are now available in English, isiZulu and seSotho.

Once the grants have been approved, the projects and sponsors can be further profiled through Business and Arts South Africa’s media partners – SAfm, Business Day TV, Radio Today, Ilanga Newspaper, and Ofm. In addition, successful partnerships are also encouraged to enter the Business Day BASA Awards, supported by Anglo American.

Closing date: July 16 / Outcome available August 1, 2014
Closing date: September 17, / Outcome available October 10, 2014
Closing date: November 12 / Outcome available December 1, 2014

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