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) 2024-2025 call for applications CLOSED ON 3 NOV 2023:

The 2024-2025 MGE applications are are now closed. For future applications please pay attention to the guidelines. 

MGE Workstreams:

1 Cultural Events Programme

2 Touring Ventures Programme

3 Public Art Programme

MGE Guidelines : MGE Guidelines 2024-2025

MGE online application portal:; Currently Closed and the Call is Closed!

For more information please send email to or 080 072 4278

No posted, faxed or e-mailed applications will be accepted.


Other Department of Sport, Arts and Culture (DSAC) Funding Agencies

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 
Newtown 2113
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
Tel:  011 447 2295
Fax: 011 447 2364

For more information click here:

BASA Supporting Grant Scheme

National Heritage Council (NHC)
57 Kasteel Road 
Lynwood Glen
Tel:  012 348 1663
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