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An update from our Chief Executive

Read an update from our CEO Iain Munro, discussing this most challenging time for the arts, screen and creative industries in Scotland.

Published: 21 May 2020

Emergency Funds Reaching Scotland’s Culture Sector

Emergency funds designed to support people working in arts and culture who are experiencing immediate financial difficulty as a result of COVID-19, are now reaching those most in need.

Published: 19 May 2020

Maisie Chan appointed as 2020 Gavin Wallace Fellow

Children’s writer Maisie Chan has been appointed as the 2020 Dr Gavin Wallace Fellow. Chan will undertake her Fellowship in partnership with Moat Brae, the National Centre for Children’s Literature based in Dumfries.

Published: 30 Apr 2020

Applications open for £100m funds to help business

A £100 million package of additional grant support for small and medium sized businesses (SMEs) and newly self-employed people is open for applications.

Published: 30 Apr 2020

Roll out of up to £600 million National Lottery funding to tackle coronavirus impact

Charities and organisations affected by the unprecedented impact of the coronavirus outbreak in the UK are being given access to a comprehensive package of support of up to £600 million of repurposed money from The National Lottery.

Published: 28 Apr 2020

Local Support for Creative Industries in Argyll and Bute

Creative workers, enterprises, venues and organisations across Argyll and Bute are to receive bespoke business development support through a new initiative from CHARTS, in partnership with the Innovation School at Glasgow School of Art.

Published: 27 Apr 2020

Response to 'Lifeline support for business'

Creative Scotland's response to the announcement of £100 million funds to support the self employed and SMEs.

Published: 21 Apr 2020

Further support for creative sector during COVID-19 outbreak

Creative Scotland has announced additional funds of £2million to further support and sustain the country’s creative community during the COVID-19 outbreak.

Published: 20 Apr 2020

Local Support for Creative Businesses

West Dunbartonshire’s social enterprise Lodestone Creative has received new funding to support resilience and growth within the local creative community.

Published: 16 Apr 2020

Response to cancellation of Edinburgh’s August Festivals

Creative Scotland's response to the announcement that Edinburgh’s August Festivals Will Not Take Place in 2020.

Published: 01 Apr 2020