25 March 2020 – Reprioritised funds to the sports, arts and culture sectors

Intervention Categories: Finance policy and financial aid; Stimulus packages and financial support
Level of Jurisdiction: National

Overview: The Government of South Africa reprioritised R150 million to assist the sports, arts and culture sectors.

Priority funding will go to artists and practitioners who have had to cancel or postpone events funded by the Government.

The National Film and Video Foundation will provide R4.5 million in relief to young and emerging producers.
Full details here: https://www.gov.za/speeches/minister-nathi-mthethwa-mitigation-plans-minimise-impact-covid19-pandemic-25-mar-2020-0000