Project implementation period:
2011 to 2012
About the project:
The project aims to make a general survey on ways to improve national arts funding. It organized by Business and Arts South Africa, as part of a joint initiative between the Department of Arts and Culture and the private sector. The identified best practices and recommendations on how to unlock funding opportunities in the country should provide incentives for investment in the arts and stimulate cultural industries.
Country of applicant:
Funds allocated (in USD):
Title of the section:
- Organizing a one-day workshop hosting 50 high-level stakeholders in Johannesburg;
- Taking stock of South Africa’s cultural sector funding needs and the current funding arrangements;
- Making a general survey on ways for the government of South Africa to improve its national art-funding, thus promoting cultural diversity and stimulating the development of cultural industries; and
- Producing a best practice document and constructive recommendations on how to unlock funding opportunities.
Business and Arts South Africa
Chief Executive Officer
Year of application:
- Developed five indices to provide a standardized and ongoing measure of the key decision‐making and sponsorship processes involved in arts sponsorship.
- Developed an 'Arts Sponsorship Management Toolkit' to enhance arts sponsorship practice and develop strategies for business partnership in South Africa.