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Other Sources of Support

Cultural Enterprise Office

A range of business support services to help creative micro-businesses based in Scotland build the skills and knowledge they need to clarify their creative ideas and turn them into flourishing enterprises.

Culture Republic

Audience information, digital insights and marketing communications support for Scotland's arts and cultural organisations. Culture Republic can help you see who you’re reaching now; who you’re missing, and where to find those elusive hard-to-reach groups.

Dance UK

A membership organisation for all dancers, Dance UK is the national voice for the dance profession. It aims to improve the conditions in which dance is created, performed and experienced.

Edinburgh Centre for Carbon Innovation

ECCI is a hub for the knowledge, innovation and skills required to create a low carbon economy. Located in Edinburgh, Scotland’s political centre and capital city, and building upon the best ideas from around the world, the ECCI provides the place and space for ‘low carbon leaders’ and networks from (...)

Federation of Scottish Theatre

FST is the development body for professional dance, opera and theatre in Scotland, bringing the sector together to speak with a collective voice, to share resources and expertise and to promote collaborative working.


GMAC Film supports film makers and helps them make great films. They have a special focus on new entrants to film in particular and take steps to outreach to those social groups that are under-represented in the film industry.

Highlands and Islands Enterprise

As the Scottish Government's economic and community development agency for the north and west of Scotland, in line with the Government Economic Strategy (GES), HIE's purpose is to generate sustainable economic growth in every part of the Highlands and Islands.

Julie's Bicycle

Julie’s Bicycle makes sustainability intrinsic to the business, art and ethics of the creative industries. Founded by the music industry, with expertise from the arts and sustainability, Julie’s Bicycle bridges the gap between the creative industries and sustainability.

Just Enterprise

Just Enterprise supports the enterprising third sector in Scotland.Supported by the Scottish Government, Just Enterprise assists social enterprises who show the greatest potential to grow and develop sustainably - that could be in terms of income, employment or contracts secured.

Mission Models Money

MMM believes that harnessing arts and culture's expressive energy and growing the cultural and creative vitality of our communities will be key to addressing the big, serious and growing problems we face - unsustainable economic growth, resource scarcity and climate change - and our expanding community of practice share a (...)


Nesta is an innovation charity with a mission to help people and organisations bring great ideas to life.


View funding and grants listings from other sources on the Creative Scotland Opportunities site.