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National Lottery culture funds reaching creative sector and communities

£1.2million of National Lottery funds are helping to sustain Scotland’s artists, organisations and creative groups as Covid-19 restrictions begin to lift.

From publishing to music making, exhibitions to live performance, in the latest round of Creative Scotland’s Open Fund awards 53 projects including research, skills and development, as well as production and presentation are receiving support to get underway.

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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 Summer 2022.  

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Creative companies receive funding to Stay, See, Share

Seven creative businesses from across Scotland have been selected to participate in the Stay, See, Share initiative, supported by the National Lottery through Creative Scotland. 

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Helen Sedgwick appointed 2021 Dr Gavin Wallace Fellow

Writer Helen Sedgwick has been appointed as the 2021 Dr Gavin Wallace Fellow, supported by the National Lottery through Creative Scotland.   

Youth Arts Fund Bursaries

Youth Arts Bursaries: £300K for early career artists and creative practitioners aged 18-24

Today, Tuesday 13 July, Creative Scotland publishes details of funding from the Scottish Government to support early career artists and creative practitioners aged 18-24 across Scotland in the wake of Covid-19.  

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Glasgow projects share over £300,000 for creative development

24 Glasgow-based projects are sharing in over £300,000 of Scottish Government and National Lottery funds through Creative Scotland in the latest round of Open Fund awards.  

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Edinburgh projects share over £145,000 for creative development

Nine Edinburgh-based projects are sharing over £145,000 Scottish Government and National Lottery funds through Creative Scotland in the latest round of Open Fund awards.  

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Creative Scotland Open Fund supports Dundee-based theatre projects

Two Dundee-based theatre projects are sharing over £16,000 of Scottish Government and National Lottery funds through Creative Scotland in the latest round of Open Fund awards.  

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Aberdeen creative community projects share in over £94,000

Two Aberdeen-based projects are sharing in over £94,000 of Scottish Government and National Lottery funds through the latest round of Creative Scotland’s Open Fund.  

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Over £732,000 of National Lottery and Scottish Government funds for creative projects and development

45 projects are sharing in over £732,000 of National Lottery and Scottish Government funding through Creative Scotland in the latest round of Open Fund awards. 

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Climate Challenge: 1.5 Degree Films to Launch Summer 2021

Youth groups, schools, community organisations, activist groups and individuals of all ages, abilities and filmmaking experience will soon be invited to take part in a major Challenge to create 90‑second short films in response to climate change, to be screened in and around this November’s UN Climate Change Conference (COP26).

Further emergency funding

Further emergency funding for Culture Organisations and Performing Arts Venues

For immediate release 10 June 2021

Today, Thursday 10 June 2021, Creative Scotland announces details of £25m additional emergency funds to help cultural organisations and venues prevent insolvency or significant job losses due to the ongoing impact of the Covid-19 pandemic. This funding was confirmed by the Scottish Government on 02 June.