To enable our vision of vibrant, sustainable arts community that enriches lives through the free and creative expression of South Africa’s cultures / through strengthening artistic and cultural creation, groups or individuals can apply for funding.
This information has been compiled to assist you with your application to access funding from the National Arts Council (NAC)
There is no set minimum amount for which an individual/organisation can apply for. The maximum amount that can be applied for should not be in excess of R350 000.
The NAC reserves the right to allocate funds according to its priorities. This does not invoke the constitutional rights of any applicant. No applicant is automatically entitled to funding. All funding is at the discretion of the NAC.
The categories/disciplines that the NAC funds are in line with the broad mandate of the NAC. Applicants may apply for funding under the following disciplines:
Applications for funding for each of the above-mentioned disciplines must have the capability to address at least four of the six (6) critical focus areas below: