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UPDATE REGARDING COVID-19: Please note that the Artists at Risk Connection (ARC) is not a grantmaking program and is unable to assist artists financially impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

However, because we recognize the growing effect that the pandemic is having on artists, we have compiled a growing list of resources for artists affected by COVID-19 and hope that you may find assistance there. Please refer to the "Stories" page to find the list. If you are an artist or cultural practitioner otherwise at risk because of your creative practice, please follow the directions below to contact us.

Please fill out the form to get in touch with us. Submissions are encrypted and ARC understands that your communications are confidential. ARC does not provide direct services, but we will do our best to refer you to organizations that do. You can also find help by exploring our network of resources.

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Operates in Africa

National Council of the Arts, South Africa

  • Services offered
  • Grants
  • Target demographic
  • People Living in Sub-Saharan Africa
Guidelines of assistance

Individuals, community groups, institutions, and companies can apply for funding. The disciplines are craft, dance/choreography, literature & publishing, music, theater/drama, multidiscipline, & visual arts. Applicants must be South African citizens.


The National Arts Council of South Africa works to promote the arts and free expression of South Africa's cultures. NAC develops the country's arts through grants to individuals and organizations. Applicants may submit their proposals once per annum. Grant winners will be selected by an independent panel of experts working across seven disciplines.

Last updated Jun 07, 2019
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