Business and Arts South Africa (BASA)

Business and Arts South Africa (NPC) was founded in 1997 as a joint initiative of the Department of Arts and Culture and the corporate sector, a public/private partnership, as part of a strategy to secure greater involvement in the arts from businesses operating within South Africa.

Established as a section 21 Company, Business and Arts South Africa (NPC) is accountable to its stakeholders – to its corporate members, government, and to the arts community.  Business and Arts South Africa (NPC) is constituted in terms of the Companies Act and is registered as a Public Benefit Organisation.

Its core business is to promote mutually beneficial, equitable, and sustainable business arts partnerships that will, over the long term, benefit the broader community.

To ensure the relevance and sustainability of the arts in South Africa by providing expertise in developing partnerships between business and the arts.

Contact details:

163 Jan Smuts Avenue

P O Box 962

Tel: +27 11 447 2295 / 2182 / 2743
Fax: +27 11 447 2364