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Regularly Funded Organisations 2015-18

A lighting test for NVA's Island Drift, exhibition to launch in Glasgow 2015 (photo: Alan McAteer)

The aim of Regular Funding is to provide three-year funding support for a range and breadth of organisations that make a vital contribution to the current health and future development of the arts, screen and creative industries in Scotland. This route to funding is also a vital contributor to the delivery of the ambitions set out in our 10-year plan, Unlocking Potential, Embracing Ambition.

Regular Funding was introduced as part of a funding review that took place alongside the development of this 10-year plan and it opened for application on 9 April 2014, with a deadline of 7 July 2014. The portfolio of organisations being awarded Regular Funding for the period April 2015 to March 2018 was announced on 30 October 2014.

The Portfolio

The portfolio of Regularly Funded Organisations consists of 118 organisations, with a combined three-year budget of £100m. This is the largest portfolio of three-year funded organisations ever seen in Scotland.

The Process

Regular Funding opened for application on 9 April 2014 with a deadline for submission of 7 July and the portfolio of organisations announced on 30 October. This was an open call for applications, followed by a two-stage decision making process.