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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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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