Arts Development Fund

National Arts Council of Zimbabwe
Describe the main features of the policy/measure: 

Anchored by three specific facets, the Arts Development Fund was established to assist creatives and cultural practitioners through funding their programmes and projects. Loan Facility - this is a revolving fund accessible by individual/group artists, cultural practitioners and professionals, producers, arts and culture promoters and arts organisations who satisfy the attendant qualifying criterion on an annual basis. Allocations are made according to the genres. Scholarship - availed in grant format, beneficiaries are talented young Zimbabweans who have been or can be admitted to post secondary education and training in the arts and culture sphere. Besides sharpening the skills of the beneficiaries, the grant also aimed at professionalizing the arts and culture industry. Administrative Grants - the grants are disbursed to registered arts organisations for administrative purposes. In addition, projects and programmes whose net effect is the generic development of the cultural and creative industries are also considered.

Partner(s) engaged in the implementation of the measure: 
Name of partnerType of entity
Ministry of Youth, Sport, Arts and Recreation
Public Sector
National Gallery of Zimbabwe
Public Sector
Objetivo(s) de la Convención 2005 de la UNESCO
Cultural Domain(s)