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Young People across Scotland get musical thanks to Scottish Government YMI Funding

£1.2million for Youth Music Activities.

Cultural Organisations

Cancellation Fund for Cultural Organisations

Further to our announcement last week regarding the Cancellation Fund for Cultural Organisations, we can confirm that guidance for organisations seeking to apply to the fund has now been published.

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COVID emergency funds for culture

Creative Scotland welcomed the Culture Secretary, Angus Robertson’s announcement on Monday 3 January of £31.5m in funding support for Cultural Organisations. This funding is specifically for organisations which have lost income due to cancellation or deferral of performances or cultural activity as a result of the necessary steps taken to mitigate the impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Fair Work Innovation for Caregivers

Six creative organisations and businesses across the country are piloting new initiatives to improve working conditions for people with caregiving responsibilities in the arts, screen and creative industries.  

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Over £996,000 National Lottery funds sustaining creative projects and development

Forty-seven creative people, projects and organisations across Scotland are sharing in £996,537 National Lottery funding in the latest round of Creative Scotland’s Open Fund awards.  

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Scotland’s theatres, beaches and unexpected spaces set the scene for new theatre and dance tours

Seventeen theatre and dance productions have received over £1.72 million National Lottery funding through Creative Scotland’s Touring Fund for Theatre and Dance

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Increasing Access to Developmental Opportunities

New funding to increase the diversity of people working in Scotland’s culture sector.

Application Deadline: midday, 16 February 2022.

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National Lottery funds support Highland creative projects

Four creative projects taking place across the Highlands are sharing in £93,376 National Lottery funding in the latest round of Creative Scotland Open Fund awards. 

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National Lottery funds support Edinburgh creative projects

Projects and organisations across Edinburgh are sharing in £49,382 National Lottery funding in the latest round of Creative Scotland’s Open Fund awards. 

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National Lottery funds support Glasgow creative projects

Seventeen creative people, projects and organisations across Glasgow are sharing in £431,162 National Lottery funding in the latest round of Open Fund awards through Creative Scotland. 

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Over £772,000 National Lottery funds sustaining creative projects and development

Thirty-six creative people, projects and organisations across Scotland are sharing in £772,607 National Lottery funding in the latest round of Creative Scotland’s Open Fund awards.   

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Creative approaches to improve wellbeing of children and young people in West Lothian schools

Creative Scotland and Education Scotland today, Thursday 11 November 2021, outline a refreshed Action Plan to embed creativity at the centre of Scottish education and adopt a collaborative culture to empower more learners to grow skills and confidence through creative activity.