Department of Sport Recreation Arts and Culture is calling for Music Producers to apply for an Excellence Acceleration Grant to promote excelling musicians

The EC’s Department of Sport Recreation Arts and Culture is calling for Music Producers to apply for an Excellence Acceleration Grant to promote excelling musicians.

PUBLICBRIEFING DATE

12 April 2024

Virtual: 10:00

CLOSING DATE

30 April 2024

24:00

DESCRIPTION

Eastern Cape’s Department of Sport Recreation Arts and Culture invites Music Producers to apply for one of the Six Grants to promote either the artist or the song(s) of the artist.

ELIGIBILITY

An eligible Music Producer must:

Be a resident of the Eastern Cape

Have been active in the Eastern Cape music scene in the year 2023/2024

Be a FULL-TIME Music Production Company based in the Eastern Cape Be willing to travel to promote one’s project

50% Grants will be awarded to Women Music Companies

Equitable Spread to all Districts of the Eastern Cape will be intentional

THE GRANT

NOMINATION

CRITERIA

DRAC will award eight Music Excellence Acceleration Grants to eight successful applicants in two Categories.

Platinum Category

Six Grants

Each Grant will be R300,000 [Three Hundred Thousand Rand)

Gold Category

Two Grants

Each Grant will be R150,000 [One Hundred and Fifty Thousand Rand]

The successful applicant shall use the grant to promote either company’s new recordings or expose company’s music at various platforms.

The successful applicants shall use the grant to develop their brands and products.

Eastern Cape based Music Record Labels may apply for one of the eight grants.

Use the specified Form

NOTE WELL!

Make sure you read and follow the Guidelines of the Call

Forms and Guidelines are available at all DRAC District Offices or MBTC and other Partners Kindly attend the Virtual Briefing on 12 April 2024 to get more information about the Music Excellence Acceleration Programme in the Eastern Cape

SUBMISSIONS TO

Monke Stofile, Project Coordinator

Music Excelience Acceleration Programme

Any DRAC Office, EL Guild Theatre, Mandela Bay Theatre Complex and EC Community Arts Centres Network.

Contact No. 082 380 8221

e-mail: meapec@ecstac.gov.za

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12 Comments

  1. I am a producer a husler producer I neede this I want to buy my studio tools so that can I producer a nice music. Am Inga Tyalalipheli (KwediCpt) from town two(hlontlo street Gg 341)khayelitsha cape town

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