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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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Screen-Film-Talent-Development-v1.0.pdf

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

20 January 2020

January 2020

In the January 2020 edition of the Research Round Up, you'll find four health and wellbeing related reports, including the evaluation report from the Bandrum arts in care project and a review of the development of the creative ageing sector over the past decade.

10 January 2020

YMI-v1.0.pdf

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

7 January 2020

Annual-Plan-2019-FINAL.pdf

Download Creative Scotland's Annual Plan for 2019/20, in PDF format.

24 December 2019

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

CBFC-19-20-2.pdf

Download the 2017-18 Annual Report for the CashBack for Creativity programme, in PDF format.

23 December 2019

CashBack for Creativity - Annual Report 2018/19

This report tells the story of Year Two of Phase 4 of the programme, with stories from some of the young people who have taken part and grown through the programme.

23 December 2019

Annual Review 2018/19

This report is our Annual Review of Performance covering the period from 1 April 2017 to 31 March 2018.

19 December 2019

Annual-Review-2019-FINAL.pdf

View and download the Annual Review of Performance 2018/19 in PDF format.

19 December 2019

International

Examples of creative individuals and organisations that we supported in 2018/19, who are operating in a broader national and international context, helping to make Scotland a distinctive creative nation connected to the world.

19 December 2019