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The McGregor Arts Community Project

Aims and Objectives/daily activities of the Association

  1. To foster an appreciation of visual, performing and literary arts in the Western Cape village of McGregor.
  2. To create a Project in which the arts are truly valued as a community asset.
  3. To use the arts as a means to bring about social integration and community upliftment.
  4. To foster the role of the arts as a contributor to the improvement of the quality of individual lives.
  5. To utilise the arts as an important vehicle for addressing relevant social issues within the community.
  6. To provide a platform that identifies, encourages and promotes artistic talent.
  7. To host regular Arts Festivals in McGregor which incorporate and bring together the entire community.
  8. To foster and support young talented artists and arts initiatives in the community.
  9. To support tourism and job opportunities linked to the Festivals.
  10. To encourage local residents to participate and develop their entrepreneurial skills.


Donations to date

R 32 840.22

Fundraising target

R 45 000.00

Funds raised offline

R 1 500.00

Donor Messages

Jim Phelps
May your poems "come as naturally as the leaves to a tree." (John Keats)
Keep following your dreams. All the very best!
Flow Wellington
As a fellow "baainaar", I wish you to prosper in this mission. This is an important project in the community and so vital for our young writers. All the best!
Michael & Cherise
Lets get them there! All the best
I hope it will be something beuatiful, far and close.
Jim Schnepf
Best wishes on your project
PMI -- Personal Development Institute
PDI wishes the Helenvale Poets well with their writing: and hopes the project will enhance their development as well!
Mark Mitchell
Write, share, dream......... it is your right!!

Activity feed

14 Jun 2018 USD 40
PMI -- Personal Development Institute donated R 1 000 to The McGregor Arts Community Project via Helenvale Poets at McGregor Poetry Festival 2018
10 Jun 2018 R 1 000