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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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Environment and Conservation Organisations Coronavirus Impact Survey Report

UK-wide survey of the impact of the coronavirus on the environment sector, conducted between 20 and 24 March 2020.

7 April 2020

Economic Insight into the impact of COVID-19 across the Heritage Sector

This Briefing summarises The National Lottery Heritage Fund’s evidence of the economic impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) on heritage UK wide.

7 April 2020

Bridging-Bursary-Programme-v1.0.pdf

Download this section of the Privacy Notice for this fund, in PDF format.

27 March 2020

Resource Directory for Covid-19

We've created a directory of funding and resources available to those in the creative community, who have been affected by Coronavirus.

20 March 2020

March 2020

In the March 2020 edition of the Research Round Up there's a report on the usage and impact of digital technologies in arts and culture, and a report that looks at Blockchain for Creative Businesses.

13 March 2020

SCIP-140319.pdf

Download the minutes of this meeting of Scotland’s Creative Industries Partnership (SCIP) in PDF format.

11 March 2020

SCIP-131218.pdf

11 March 2020

SCIP-100619.pdf

Download the minutes of this meeting of Scotland’s Creative Industries Partnership (SCIP) in PDF format.

11 March 2020

SCIP-Shared-Plan-Report.pdf

Download the shared work plan 2017 - 2019 report in PDF format.

11 March 2020

VACMA-v1.0.pdf

Visual Artist and Craft Maker Awards (VACMA) Privacy Notice, in PDF format.

27 February 2020