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CALL FOR APPLICATIONS FOR THE PRESIDENTIAL EMPLOYMENT STIMULUS PROGRAMME

The Presidency has made a special employment stimulus programme available to the sector to disburse via the National Arts Council and the National Film and Video Foundation. The Presidential Employment Stimulus Programme (PESP) is geared towards employment creation and retention initiatives for artists, creatives, heritage sector workers and cultural workers. This includes (but is not limited to) support to innovation in digitisation efforts for content creation and the dissemination and development of e-commerce systems.

The NAC encourages the sector to respond with agility to new ways of developing, promoting, selling and creating art, culture and heritage programmes projects and products. This includes reimagining audience interaction with the arts, culture and heritage, the creation of new paradigms for viewing and understanding the place of the arts, culture and heritage during this time of the Covid-19 pandemic.

The Presidential Employment Stimulus Programme is a three-month injection and projects must conclude by 31 March 2021.

 

How is the NAC disbursing the PESP?

The NAC is disbursing funding through two streams that the sector can apply to.

The first stream focusses on JOB RETENTION via a wage subsidy and is for organisations, institutions, SMME’s and individuals in the arts, culture and heritage sector. This stream closes at Midnight on Friday 20 November.  PESP call centre 
011 010 8850.


The second stream focusses on PROJECTS that can create income opportunities and is for organisations, institutions, SMME’s and individuals in the arts, culture and heritage sector. This stream closes at Midnight Friday 27 November PESP call centre 011 010 8850.

For more information on how to apply for this funding register or login.