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Resources

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.

Also see our Publication Scheme which sets out the key information that we routinely make available and how to access it.

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Annual Plan 2019-20

We produce an Annual Plan each year, which sets out our budgets, our priority areas of work and explains the work we will deliver over the course of the next 12 months to support the arts, screen and creative industries

24 December 2019

Annual Plan 2018-19

We produce an Annual Plan each year, which sets out our budgets, our priority areas of work and explains the work we will deliver over the course of the next 12 months to support the arts, screen and creative industries

24 October 2018

Environment Action Plan

This plan sets out what we are already doing to act sustainably and to promote sustainable action and behaviour, as well as what we intend to do in the future.

4 September 2018

Annual Review 2016/17

This report is our Annual Review of Performance covering the period from 1 April 2016 to 31 March 2017.

20 December 2017

Annual Plan 2017-18

This plan for 2017-18 sets out our budgets, our priority areas of work and explains the work we will deliver over the course of the next 12 months to support the arts, screen and creative industries and provides us with a baseline to report against our performance.

8 September 2017

Annual-Review_2015-16.pdf

Download our 2015/16 Annual Review as a PDF document.

20 December 2016

Creative Industries Strategy 2016-17

This Creative Industries Strategy is one of three, sitting alongside the strategies for Arts and Screen. It focuses on supporting creative companies and businesses aiming to be self-sustaining. It is currently being reviewed and updated.

12 May 2016

CS-Annual-Plan-2016-17.pdf

View and download the Annual Plan 2016-17 in pdf format.

18 April 2016

Annual Plan 2016-17

The plan for 2016-17 explains the work we will deliver over the course of the next year and provides us with a baseline to report against our performance each year. Our 2016-17 Plan contributes to the delivery of our 10-year plan Unlocking Potential, Embracing Ambition.

18 April 2016

Annual Plan 2015-16

This plan sets out in detail the work that we will deliver throughout the year, building on everything that was achieved last year and further strengthening the organisation to deliver its role as a funder, developer, influencer and advocate for the wide range of sectors that we serve.

13 July 2015

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Approved-Minutes-25-March-2021.pdf

View and download the Creative Scotland Board Minutes from 25 March 2021 in PDF format.

1 June 2021

Small-Grants-Logo-Guidelines.pdf

Download the logo guidelines in PDF format.

29 May 2021

Small Grants Scheme

Download the guidelines and logos for all projects supported by the Youth Arts Fund.

28 May 2021

Archive

16 April 2021

Annual Review 2019/20

This report is our Annual Review of Performance covering the period from 1 April 2019 to 31 March 2020, as the effects of the pandemic started to be felt by Scotland’s creative sectors.

13 April 2021

Annual-Review-2019_20.pdf

View and download the Annual Review of Performance 2019/20 in PDF format.

13 April 2021

International

Creative Scotland operates in a broader national and international context, working closely with our partners to provide leadership and advocacy for the arts, screen and creative industries in Scotland. The fifth of our 10-year Ambitions is ensuring that Scotland is a distinctive creative nation connected to the world.

13 April 2021

Creativity Matters

Underpinning all our work is a strong commitment to the importance of creativity to the lives of the people of Scotland and this is supported through communications activity under the banner of #CreativityMatters.

13 April 2021

Access and Enjoyment

We are committed to increasing the quantity and quality of opportunities for people of all ages to experience and learn from the arts, screen and creative industries, wherever they are in Scotland. The second of our 10-year Ambitions is that everyone can access and enjoy artistic and creative experiences.

13 April 2021

Leadership and Workforce

We work to support the development of sustainable business models in the arts, screen and creative industries and to strengthen the talent and skills needed to develop sustainable careers through sectoral partnerships.

13 April 2021