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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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Supplying Creative Scotland

Creative Scotland procures goods, services and works by either issuing competitive tenders or invitations to quote in line with Scottish Government policy and all relevant legal requirements.

17 April 2014

Complaints Handling

Creative Scotland is committed to providing high-quality customer services. We value complaints and use information from them to help us improve our services.

4 March 2014

Data Protection

Find out about the personal information we hold and use in the delivery of our funding, advocacy and development services, and your rights in relation to this data.

4 March 2014

Freedom of Information (FOI)

The Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 was designed to promote a culture of openness and accountability amongst public sector bodies by providing people with access to the information held by them.

4 March 2014

National Fraud Initiative - Privacy Notice

Creative Scotland is required by law to protect the public funds it administers. We may share information provided to us with other bodies responsible for auditing or administering public funds, in order to prevent and detect fraud.

4 March 2014

Environment Policy

Creative Scotland, like all Government bodies in Scotland, has a statutory requirement under the Climate Change (Scotland) Act 2009 to act in the way best calculated to contribute to delivery of the Act’s emissions reduction targets; and to act in a way that it considers most sustainable.

4 March 2014

Public Service Reform Act Disclosures

The Public Services Reform (Scotland) Act 2010 introduced duties to publish information for public bodies in Scotland. These report summarise the information required to be disclosed by the Act for Creative Scotland.

4 March 2014

Equalities in Creative Scotland

We are refreshing our approach to equalities to put more focus on being fair, enabling, transparent and distinctive and working to ensure that we have a positive influence on wider creative practice and people’s experience of the arts and culture in Scotland.

4 March 2014

Time to Shine Resources

Published on 8 November 2013, Time to Shine is Scotland's first National Youth Arts Strategy.

8 November 2013

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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