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£54million in Emergency Funding distributed in early 2022

Creative Scotland today, publishes details of more than 6,200 awards to cultural and creative organisations and freelancers across Scotland who have received a total of £54 million in emergency COVID-19 funds from the Scottish Government through Creative Scotland, in the first few months of 2022. 

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Mark Cousins pulls focus with ambitious new artwork

117 creative projects receive total of £2.7 million in latest round of Creative Scotland’s Open Fund  


Creative Scotland announces new Climate Emergency commitments

Today, to coincide with Earth Day, 22 April 2022, Creative Scotland publishes its bold new Climate Emergency and Sustainability Plan.

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New Funds for Touring Theatre and Dance

New funds are available for Scottish based artists, companies, producers and venues for touring live theatre and dance work from the Spring of 2023.  

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Arts, Migration and Cultural Change

Displaced artists & arts organisations to forge new models of mutual support  

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Recovery Fund for Scotland’s Cultural Organisations

Creative Scotland, today, publishes details of the Recovery Fund for Culture Organisations, part of a package of support from the Scottish Government for cultural recovery.

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Future Funding for Organisations February Update

Future Funding for Organisations: February 2022 Update from Creative Scotland

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New creative projects helping mental health and wellbeing

£800,000 National Lottery funds and Scottish Government funds supports activities across Scotland. 


Hardship Fund for Creative Freelancers

Funding Guidance for the Scottish Government’s £8million Hardship Fund for Creative Freelancers through Creative Scotland has been published today.  

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Innovations in international cultural  exchange and collaboration

New funding for innovative models of international cultural exchange and collaboration has been awarded to 38 projects. The projects bring together 82 UK and 48 international partners based in over 24 different countries, from Mexico to Kenya, Barbados to Australia and throughout Europe and USA. 

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Dòighean ùra ann an conaltradh cultarach is co-obrachadh eadar-nàiseanta

Thugadh maoineachadh ùr do 38 pròiseactan airson modalan ùr-ghnàthach de chonaltradh agus co-obrachadh cultarach eadar-nàiseanta. Bheir na pròiseactan còmhla 82 com-pàirtiche am Breatainn agus 48 com-pàirtiche eadar-nàiseanta, stèidhichte ann an còrr is 24 dùthaich eadar-dhealaichte, eadar Mexico is Kenya, Barbados is Astràilia agus air feadh na Roinn Eòrpa agus na Stàitean Aonaichte. 

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Over £1.1million National Lottery funds supports creativity across Scotland

The beneficial impact of creativity on our sense of wellbeing is at the heart of a number of projects receiving a total of £1.1million backing from The National Lottery in the latest round of Creative Scotland’s Open Fund awards.