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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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Arts Infopoint UK

Arts Infopoint UK is a pilot initiative to support the arts sector with free information on practical issues relating to artist mobility.

22 January 2021

COVID19-Audience-Report-Wave-2-Summary.pdf

Download the Summary report in PDF format

14 January 2021

RFO-Comms-27-Nov-2020.pdf

Communication issued to Creative Scotland's Regularly Funded Organisations (RFOs) on 27 November 2020.

13 January 2021

November 2020

This edition features Creative Scotland commissioned research on audience intentions and the latest Covid-19 research, including UNESCO’S policy guide for a resilient creative sector, and a systematic literature review of studies surrounding singing and brass, woodwind and bagpipe playing.

7 January 2021

BiodiversityReport_CreativeScotland_Level3.pdf

This Biodiversity Report outlines the steps Creative Scotland is taking to incorporate biodiversity measures into our wider policies, plans and strategies. In PDF format.

16 December 2020

Creative-Scotland-December-Update-for-CTEEA.pdf

The latest update on Creative Scotland's work to support the sector during the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.

16 December 2020

Performing Arts Self-isolation Exemption Scotland

Travelling or returning to Scotland for work as a performing arts professional during COVID-19: Scottish Government Self-isolation Exemptions Guidance.

16 December 2020