Mzansi Golden Economy Funding
The Department sends out a call for proposals on key MGE work streams once a year that is made available on the website with all relevant information.
Mzansi Golden Economy (MGE) 2016-2017 applications now open for submission:
The 2016-2017 MGE applications are now open for submission. Please pay attention to the revised guidelines and application form. Interested and eligible organizations, companies, and individuals are hereby invited to send applications and proposals for possible financial support and partnership with the Department:
Applications will be accepted in the following three programmes:
1 Cultural Events Programme
2 Touring Ventures Programme
3 Public Art Programme
Revised Guidelines and application forms can be downloaded below:
Hard copies can be collected from the Department of Arts and Culture offices at the 2nd Floor, Kingsley Centre Building, 481 Stanza Bopape Street; Corner Stanza Bopape and Steve Biko Road and at all Provincial Departments of Arts and Culture.
For more information please contact the following officials during office hours:
Touring Ventures Programme – Ms Cathrine Mokoena at 012 441 3881 or 072 622 0310 and Mr Skhumbuzo Stofile at 012 441 3516.
Cultural Events Programme: Mr Zola Lumko: 012 441 3604 Cell: 073 453 9304 Mr Siphiwe Makgoka: 012 441 3743 Cell: 072 043 9625.
Public Art Programme – Mr Omphemetse Letsapa at 012 441 3519 or 082 4727437 Mr Moleleki Ledimo at 012 441 3071
Only posted and hand delivered application forms will be accepted. No faxed or e-mailed applications will be accepted.
There is no closing date for applications. Please pay attention to the Section C Processing of Applications. No urgent application will be accepted.
Funding Agencies for Arts Practitioners
For more information regarding funding for different disciplines within arts, culture and heritage sectors please contact the following institutions:
National Arts Council (NAC)
66 Wolhuter Street (cnr Pim Street). Newtown
Po box 500
Tel 011 838 1383
Fax 011 838 6363
For more information click here NAC funding guidelines
Business and Arts South Africa (BASA)
163 Jan Smuts Avenue
P O Box 962
Fax: 011 447 2364
For more information click here:
BASA Supporting Grant Scheme
National Heritage Council (NHC)
57 Kasteel Road
Fax: 012 348 2833
National Film and Video Foundation
Private Bag x 04, Northlands 2116
Tel: 011 483 0 880
Fax: 011 483 0 881
For more information click here: NFVF Fund