Funded by an allocation from the Department of Arts and Culture, the BASA Supporting Grant programme serves as a mechanism through which business and the arts can engage and achieve mutual benefit.

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BASA is committed to the relevance and sustainability of the arts in society and offers innovative programmes the provide and support knowledge transfer, skills development, and training in the cultural and creative sectors.

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BASA supports its members in leveraging partnerships between business and the arts by providing benefits such as up-to-date research, resources, support, information and networking opportunities.

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BASA Empowers Creative Projects with Supporting Grants Programme

For more than twenty years, Business and Arts South Africa (BASA) has been a pioneer in nurturing connections between the corporate world and the creative industries. The BASA Supporting Grants Programme has played a crucial role in establishing collaborations between businesses and artists, facilitating creative ventures nationwide. This programme, sustained by an annual allocation from…


BASA hosts ‘My Debut Story’ Panel Discussion

Business and Arts South Africa gears up to host the ‘My Debut Story’ panel discussion, an integral part of our Debut Programme. Scheduled to take place on the 2nd of November 2023, this engaging discussion will be hosted at the prestigious Soweto Theatre. A remarkable assembly of select alumni from the second iteration of the…