Applications open for BASA Basics and
are now open for arts organisations in the Eastern Cape to become part of
Business and Arts South Africa’s 2015 BASA Basics and Dynamic programmes.
long programms are part of BASA’s three-tiered Education Programme. Started in 2014, the initiative is an integral part of BASA’s commitment to
developing innovative educational programmes that seek to ensure the relevance
and sustainability of the arts in society.
programme is aimed at registered arts organisations who have been operational
for a few years and now wish to extend their knowledge in order to grow into
the next phase of their development. The first workshops will look at strategy,
including vision, mission and goals and marketing strategy and planning. Further workshops in finance, operations and governance will be offered during
the programme period. To apply for the BASA Dynamic programme, please
fill in the Dynamic application on the BASA website (link below).
has been specially created for arts organisations and individuals wanting to
start a for-profit or non-for-profit organisation.
introduce emerging artists to the legal registration options and processes
available in terms of establishing an arts organisation. BASA Basics is
additionally focused on enabling arts organisations to emerge from the
programme with a workable business model that will play an important role in
taking their organisation forward.
is built around a series of workshops, each one focused on a particular skill
that will equip emerging arts organisations with the necessary tools to get
BASA Basics workshop will look at understanding legal entities, as well as
Governance and Compliance while the second one moves on to establishing the
vision, mission, basic operational budgeting, resource evaluation and basic
Business Models of the arts organisation. Proposal writing, business
communication and partnership or ‘friend-raising’ is the focus of the third
BASA Basics workshop.
successful applicants must attend all workshops within the BASA Basics and
Dynamic six-month programme and commit to the full extent of the programme.
date for applications is the 12
Education Programme is partnered with The National Arts Council, NLDTF, and
To fill in an
application form to be considered for the BASA Basics and Dynamic programmes,
please visit the BASA website at www.basa.co.za and download the word document.
Completed application forms must be e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. For further
information contact Onthatile
Ditshego, Manager of BASA’s Education and Training Programme at
BASA’s offices on 011 447
Arts South Africa (NPC) is an internationally recognised South African development
agency with a suite of integrated programmes implemented nationally and
internationally. Business and Arts South Africa (NPC) encourages mutually
beneficial partnerships between business and the arts, contributing to
corporate success and securing the future development of the arts sector in
South Africa. Business and Arts South Africa (NPC) was founded in 1997 as a
joint initiative of the Department of Arts and Culture and the business sector
as a public/private partnership.
Click HERE to download the application forms