How can I access support in making my application to the Open Fund for Individuals?

Creative Scotland is committed to offering clear and accessible application...

Creative Scotland is committed to offering clear and accessible application processes and programmes that are open to everyone. We have a number of ways we can support you to make your application, including:

  • Officers can offer guidance to applicants on making an application
  • Access support is available for disabled applicants, tailored to individual requests. Support includes Sign Language Interpreters for meetings and scribing support for dyslexic applicants
  • Additional one-to-one support is available to applicants with access requirements
  • Information is available in alternative formats (including large print and other languages)
  • We can accept applications in video or audio format (including applications in BSL) for those with access needs
  • We can accept applications in a physical format for those without internet access
  • We can accept applications and supporting materials written in English, Gaelic or Scots
  • Video walk-throughs of our online application forms

If you require support, further information or have any general enquiries about the fund and how to apply please contact our Enquiries Service. Our Enquiries Service will be able to advise you or will put you in contact with one of our officers. You can do this by email, through our website or social media.

Email: [email protected]

Web: Fill out a form on our website

Twitter: Send us a tweet @creativescots

We aim to respond to all enquiries very promptly. If you want us to call you back, give us your number and we’ll arrange to come back you as soon as possible.

If you are a D/deaf BSL user, you can access our services with the Contact Scotland-BSL programme. Go to: for more information.