Our website uses cookies. See our cookies page for information about them and how you can remove or block them. Click here to opt in to our cookies


This section contains a database of all Creative Scotland's publications as well as a growing list of external resources for the arts, screen and creative industries.

The tabs, tags and search options below should allow you to quickly narrow down your search, alternatively you can browse by category on the left of the page.

Search Publications

Browse by...


View and download Creative Scotland board minutes from 2014.

4 July 2014

Film in Scotland

Publications promoting Scottish film and Scotland as a filmmaking destination.

2 July 2014


Presentations given by Creative Scotland.

25 June 2014

Information Sessions

Presentations given at Creative Scotland Information Sessions.

25 June 2014

Culture 2014 Programme Guide

An introduction to the events and exhibitions taking place across Scotland during Glasgow 2014.

17 June 2014

Annual Plan 2014-15

The Annual Plan for 2014-15 details our activities for the year, budgets and performance measures. It also explains how we will deliver our work to support the ambitions and priorities set out earlier this year in Creative Scotland’s 10-year shared plan, Unlocking Potential, Embracing Ambition.

11 June 2014

Supplying Creative Scotland

Creative Scotland procures goods, services and works by either issuing competitive tenders or invitations to quote in line with Scottish Government policy and all relevant legal requirements.

17 April 2014

Creative Scotland 10-Year Plan 2014-2024: Unlocking Potential Embracing Ambition

A shared plan for the arts, screen and creative industries 2014-2024.

8 April 2014

Terms and Conditions

Terms & Conditions for Scottish Government and National Lottery funding.

4 April 2014

Project Monitoring

These forms are your chance to update us on progress – and upon their successful submission and sign off, your payments will be issued as per the payment schedule agreed in your contract.

4 April 2014

Search Professional Resources

Browse by...

Tourism Intelligence Scotland – Intelligence Guide

A series of market information guides and practical advice on the tourism industry in Scotland.

18 November 2014

How to be a Community Leader

This guide to community leadership was produced by the University of Kansas as part of their community toolbox.

18 November 2014

Destination Development

Produced by Tourism Intelligence Scotland, this step-by-step guide aims to help places develop their offering as a tourism destination.

18 November 2014

Artscape DIY – Creative Placemaking

Advice and resources from Artscape (a not-for-profit urban regeneration company) on creative place making in the community.

18 November 2014

SWOT Template

The Cultural Enterprise Office produce a range of useful resource and information materials, including guidance on planning and a template for doing your own SWOT (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, Threats) analysis.

18 November 2014

The Art of Regeneration

Arts Professional dedicates an entire issue – Issue 279 – to the role of arts and culture in regeneration, and the balance between artistic excellence and community involvement.

18 November 2014

Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment (CABE) - Placemaking

Whilst CABE is no longer in existance, their web archive holds useful information and guidance about all aspects of place making.

18 November 2014

Greenspace Scotland – Community Placemaking

This charitable social enterprise works to help encourage ‘people places’ – places which involve the people who live in, and use, the spaces, in the planning and decision making.

18 November 2014

Social Return on Investment Network

This networking group try to help you calculate the wider social benefits of your activity, and therefore the social return you can expect for the work you do.

18 November 2014

Community Engagement tools

VOICE is a free planning tool developed to help anyone involved in community engagement – giving you step-by-step guidance on how to analyse your community, plan your engagement activity, do it, and then review the process.

18 November 2014