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Funding Partners

National-Lottery

National Lotteries Board

The National Lotteries Board (NLB) was established in terms of the Lotteries Act (No 57 of 1997) to regulate the National Lottery as well as other lotteries, including society lotteries to raise funds and promotional competitions. The NLB also advises the Minister of Trade and Industry on policy matters relating to the National Lottery and other lotteries.

www.nlb.org.za

EU

European Union

The European Union’s ‘Investing in People’ programme is the main thematic instrument of the European Commission for support of programmes in human and social development. The particular areas looked at are education, health, gender equality, social cohesion, employment, childhood and youth, and culture. The EU supports the African Arts Institute’s Cultural Leadership Programme.

http://europa.eu/

 

Goethe

Goethe Institut

The Goethe Institut is the cultural institute of the Federal Republic of Germany with a global reach.We promote knowledge of the German language abroad and foster international cultural cooperation.

www.goethe.de/

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Arts and Culture Trust

Founded in 1994, the Arts and Culture Trust is the oldest funding agency of democratic South Africa, established to attract, provide and secure financial and other resources for arts, culture and heritage but also to project the needs and role of the sector into the public domain.

→ www.act.org.za

Prince Claus Fund

Prince Claus Fund

The Prince Claus Fund was established on 6 September 1996 as a tribute to Prince Claus’s dedication to culture and development. The Fund believes that culture is a basic need and the driver of development.

→ www.princeclausfund.org

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Commonwealth Foundation

The Commonwealth Foundation is a development organisation with an international remit and reach, uniquely situated at the interface between government and civil society.

We develop the capacity of civil society to act together and learn from each other to engage with the institutions that shape people’s lives. We strive for more effective, responsive and accountable governance with civil society participation, which contributes to improved development outcomes.  →http://www.commonwealthfoundation.com/

Programme Partners


Racines

Based in Casablanca, Racines is a Moroccan cultural organization which supports cultural, social and human development in Morocco and Africa, promotes the creative industry and encourages cooperation within the African continent.

→ www.racines.ma

Doual'art

Doual’art

Created in 1991, Doual’art is a Cameroonese contemporary art centre but a laboratory for new urban practises in Africa whose main mission is to support artists interested in urban issues.

→ www.doualart.org

Go Down Art Centre

Go Down Arts Centre

The Go Down aims to develop independent artists across multiple art forms and to participate in the advancement of the cultural sector, thereby contributing to the establishment of a robust arts and culture sector with expanding receptive audiences.

→ www.thegodownartscentre.com

Group 30

Le Groupe 30 Afrique travaille dans la dé-liaison avec le post-colonialisme. En effet, depuis plus de cinquante (50) ans, le citoyen des anciennes colonies se débat dans un réseau de dépendance et de domination instauré et entretenu par le colonisateur.

→http://www.spla.pro/

Arterial Network

Arterial Network

The Arterial Network is a dynamic civil society network of individuals, institutions and funding partners working to support the effectiveness and growth of African arts and culture in civil society and to enhance the sustainability of creative industries in Africa.

→ www.arterialnetwork.org

Affiliated Organisations

ARTRIGHT

ARTRIGHT

The ARTRIGHT project provides the visual arts community of South Africa with a free resource of business, legal and educational tools, documents, information and advice. The objective is for people who work in and around the visual arts industry to do better business, more often.

→ www.artright.co.za

Artslink

Artslink

Artslink.co.za is an Internet Services Provider which diffuses arts and cultural news, hosts a national directory of current art events and festival running in South Africa as well as providing a ticket solution.

→ www.artlink.co.za

Business Art South Africa

Business and Arts South Africa

Business and Arts South Africa (BASA) is a not-for profit company whose primary aim is to promote mutually beneficial and sustainable business-arts partnership that will benefit society as a whole.

→ www.basa.co.za

International Federation of Arts Councils and Cultural Agencies (IFACCA)

International Federation of Arts Councils and Cultural Agencies (IFACCA)

The IFACCA is an international network of arts councils and ministries of culture whose mission is to improve the capacity and effectiveness of government arts funding agencies to benefit society through networking, advocacy and research.

→ www.ifacca.org

National Arts Council

National Arts Council

The National Arts Council is a national agency of the Department of Art and Culture of South Africa whose mission is to promote, through arts, the free and and creative expression of South Africa’s cultures.

→ www.nac.org.za

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Refugee Rights Project

The Refugee Rights Project offers crucial legal services to the growing number of refugees and asylum seekers in South Africa. It gives LLB students are the opportunity to study refugee and immigration law, and master’s students have the opportunity to study refugee law and human rights. The Project has a facility for research and publication, and it is furthermore an instrument for advocacy, whereby legal assistance is offered to the general public when necessary.

→ www.refugeerights.uct.ac.za

Scalabrini Centre

Scalabrini Centre of Cape Town

Scalabrini Centre perceives migration as an opportunity, and offers programmes dealing with welfare, training and assistance to the migrant and local communities of Cape Town. It provides access to local services through referrals to schooling, bank accounts, health care, legal representation, qualification accreditation and social assistance. The Centre receives around 700 people each month.

→ www.scalabrini.org.za

Spier arts academy

Spier Arts Academy

The Spier Arts Academy is administered by Spier Architectural Arts, and is based in Cape Town’s East City Precinct. It specialises in collaborative and experimental work with world-renowned artists and architects, making it the only one of its kind in South Africa.

→ www.spierartsacademy.co.za 

Media Partners

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Mail and Guardian

The Mail & Guardian is an award winning South African newspaper, published nationwide each Friday, aimed at serious readers. Our focus is on political analysis, investigative reporting, Southern African news, and comprehensive coverage of local arts and music. Founded 1985 by a group of retrenched journalists from the deceased Rand Daily Mail.

→www.mg.co.za

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