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Sunday, November 27, 2016


The BenefACTor Programme makes it possible for individuals to make a difference by giving today for a creative tomorrow.

The Arts & Culture Trust (ACT) invites art lovers to make a donation on someone else's behalf as a gift or to become a BenefACTor themselves by making a once-off donation this festive season.

ACT has a proud track record of playing a strategic role in the arts and culture sector consistently for 22 years. Over this time, ACT has evolved into a dynamic organisation which continuously pioneers and executes with excellence in supporting creativity for the benefit of all South Africans.

"In an environment intent on measuring everything in terms of returns, here is an opportunity to embrace altruism. This is an exchange where the return for giving is the simple joy of knowing that you are doing something for the greater good and in that the return is unquantifiable and indeed on-going," says ACT Ambassador, Brenda Sakellarides. 

Since inception in 1994, the Trust managed to turn an initial investment of R5 million into a whopping R44 million of which close to R30 million was disbursed to South African artists, practitioners and arts and culture organisations with the view of enabling and advancing the industry. To make a donation, follow the link:

The Arts & Culture Trust is South Africa’s premier independent arts and culture funding and development agency. For more information, visit, contact the ACT office on 011 712 8403 or send an email to