Performing-Arts Education and Training-Needs Analysis

This report is the main delivery on a tender-based research project focusing on education and training for Cape Town’s performing-arts sector. This first chapter outlines the background to the study, the approach taken in the research and the structure of the report.

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businessA Business Planning Guide to Developing a Social Enterprise

Starting a social enterprise can be challenging, rewarding, stimulating and scary.There are already a range of business planning guides and templates out there but very few can tell you how to set up a social enterprise. This guide using the experiences of running businesses with equal financial, social and environmental aims to map out a route for you.

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artistsThe Artist’s Handbook" A Guide to the Business of the Arts

The aim of The Artist’s Handbook is to provide artists with the administrative tools they need to administer, manage and distribute their creative work more effectively, thus maximising income, and individual and organisational sustainability.

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icttoolkit

ICT Toolkit: An introductory toolkit for Artists and Arts Organisations

This valuable resource offers arts practitioners more information and advice regarding the development and maintenance of a website as well as the value of utilising social media as an integral part of their organisations’ communications strategies. Both beginners and professionals could benefit by studying the contents of the toolkit, to either learn more or be reminded of online opportunities available to them.

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internshipVANSA Internship Toolkit

Based primarily in the case studies of the experiences of these organisations and interns, this toolkit looks to give hands on, useable techniques for organisations to manage good, productive, learning experiences. For the benefit of both the interns and the organisations themselves. 

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basa1BASA Arts Sponsorship Toolkit

Deals with the preparation work required before engaging with an art property or project, including decisions about objectives, target audiences, and the art property.

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artspartnership

BASA Arts Partnership Toolkit

This toolkit has been developed to assist the management team of an arts organisation to review, refresh and enhance their sponsorship practice.

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artoflifeThe Art of Life: Understanding How Participating in Arts and Culture Can Affect Our Values

This pamphlet is the beginning of a dialogue about how arts and culture impact on our values, what that might look like in practice, and how we might foster new collaborations between artists, cultural institutions and the third sector to create new ideas for development. The final chapter (Shelagh Wright, MMM) offers some insights into what this could mean for artists and creative practitioners, those who educate them, policy makers and funders working with health, wellbeing and culture, and third sector campaigners for change and development.

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