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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Creative Scotland on Screen: Film Strategy 2014-17

The Film Strategy explains how we will work with the sector and public partners within the context of the ambitions set out in our 10-year plan. It is currently being reviewed and updated.

16 October 2014

Presentations & Communications

Presentations given by Creative Scotland.

25 June 2014

Terms and Conditions

Terms & Conditions for Scottish Government and National Lottery funding.

4 April 2014

Project Monitoring

These forms are your chance to update us on progress – and upon their successful submission and sign off, your payments will be issued as per the payment schedule agreed in your contract.

4 April 2014

Equalities Monitoring

To monitor the type of applications we receive and the grants we award, we need to collect information which does not directly relate to our assessment of your application. Find out more.

19 March 2014

Board Subgroups 2012

3 March 2014

Board Minutes

View an archive of Creative Scotland board minutes.

3 March 2014

Action Plan for Change

Documents relating to the 2013 Action Plan for change.

3 March 2014

Creative-Scotland-Board-Minutes-Aug-2013.pdf

View and download the August 2013 board minutes in pdf format.

3 March 2014

Creative-Scotland-Board-Minutes-May-2013.pdf

View and download the May 2013 board minutes in pdf format.

3 March 2014

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September 2021

This edition features the findings from the DCMS Covid-19 Events Research Programme and further Covid-19 impact research, plus the Selling Platforms Report for Visual Arts, Craft and Design in Scotland, commissioned by Creative Scotland and a report that explores digital inclusion in the arts and cultural sectors.

10 September 2021

The-Illustrated-Freelancer-Guide.pdf

Download the Illustrated Freelancer's Guide in PDF format.

6 September 2021

The Illustrated Freelancer's Guide

The Illustrated Freelancer’s Guide is a practical resource for the increasing number of artists, makers, writers and other creatives working freelance in Scotland today.

6 September 2021

Approved-minutes-Board-meeting-20-May-2021.pdf

View and download the Creative Scotland Board Minutes from 20 May 2021 in PDF format.

13 August 2021

Managing Risk

Managing risk is an important part of any project or programme of activity. We want to help you deliver your project or activity successfully, and as all activity involves risk, we want to help you manage the risks you take.

29 July 2021

Creative-Scotland-Annual-Plan-2021-22.pdf

Download the 2021-22 Annual Plan in PDF format.

6 July 2021

Annual Plan 2021-22

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

6 July 2021

Selling-Platforms-Research-Report.pdf

Download the Selling Platforms report in PDF format.

5 July 2021

Selling Platforms for Art, Craft and Design in Scotland: A Report

The Selling Platforms Report for Visual Arts, Craft and Design in Scotland was commissioned by Creative Scotland in 2019 and gives an important insight into the experience of people working in the sector in a variety of roles, from the maker to the seller.

5 July 2021

EDIOutcomes2021-22Final.pdf

Download the 2021/22 Equalities Outcomes in PDF format.

29 June 2021