Call for applications for BASA’s Scale-Up

BASA introduces its Scale-Up programme.
BASA introduces its Scale-Up programme.

The BASA Scale-Up programme is designed to work with established creatives and cultural organisations to spark passion and deeper curiosity of the sector.

It also aims to inspire renewed vision and to offer experiential learning opportunities and private sector networking tools that will equip participants with the relevant tools to make a meaningful contribution to the sector. The BASA Scale-Up programme is sponsored by RMB and in collaboration with the British Council Southern Africa Arts and Livity Africa.

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The Scale-Up programme encourages collaboration, connection and co-creation towards a more meaningful engagement in the sector through a series of webinars, site visits, events, online engagement and workshops. These activities happen between June and September 2018. The selected participants will be expected to attend or to appoint organisation representatives to take part.

The modules include:
Creative Market Growth, Design Thinking, Shared Value, Cultural Entrepreneurship, Impact Investment and Strategic Operations. At the end of the programme, participants will have a sense of agility, access and ability, to define, understand and articulate their value in this sector.

Who should apply?
Individual creative practitioners between 25 to 40 years old.
Creative/cultural organisations working with people between 25 to 40 years old.
Applicants (both individual and organisations) must have been practising for a minimum of 3 years, and live and/or work in Port Elizabeth, Cape Town and Durban.

Visit to apply.

Applications close on 30 June 2018.


For more information, contact:
Boitumelo “Tumy” Motsoatsoe
Business and Arts South Africa
+27 11 447 2295

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