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Further support for Scottish grassroots music venues

In response to the impact that the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic is having on art and culture in Scotland, an additional £4m in emergency funding is available for the Grassroots Music Venues Stabilisation Fund.

Published: 20 Jan 2021

Showcase Scotland 2021

Scottish musicians will be in the global spotlight this month when more than 100 leading music promoters, record label representatives and agents from across the world will gather virtually, for the 21st annual Showcase Scotland event at Celtic Connections.

Published: 19 Jan 2021

Programme available for Youth Arts virtual festival UNCON 3.0

During the virtual UNCON on Friday 29 and Saturday 30 January 2021, partners from across the youth arts sector will share reflections on the challenges of the past year and consider how children’s voices and aspirations can be heard in the recovery process.

Published: 19 Jan 2021

Tailormade coaching support for Scotland’s creatives

Creative Scotland today launches Creative Scotland Crowdmatch 2021 in collaboration with Crowdfunder, offering expert coaching and match funding, to support Scotland’s creatives to run successful crowdfunding campaigns.

Published: 19 Jan 2021

Supporting performing arts Emergency COVID-19 funding

Three charitable arts organisations will receive a share of £3 million of additional funding as part of the ongoing emergency coronavirus (COVID-19) support for culture.

Published: 18 Jan 2021

Understanding the impact of Covid-19 on cultural participation

Creative Scotland today publishes the findings from independent research looking at public attitudes to cultural participation and attendance in the context of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Published: 13 Jan 2021

Deveron Projects shortlisted for £100,000 civic arts award

Deveron Projects is one of 10 organisations to make the shortlist for The Award for Civic Arts Organisations.

Published: 12 Jan 2021

Celtic Connections Marks One Week to Go with Programme Announcement

The Celtic Connections online festival will begin one week today. Across 19 days, the festival will present over 30 online performances between Friday 15th January and Tuesday 2nd February 2021.

Published: 12 Jan 2021

DigitalBoost launches £10 million grant scheme

Businesses across Scotland are set to benefit from vital support, following the launch of a new £10 million DigitalBoost Development Grant by Business Gateway and The Scottish Government.

Published: 12 Jan 2021

Funding supports Scottish artists to adapt ways of delivering creativity

Two arts funds, delivered by Gaelic arts organisation, Fèisean nan Gàidheal, on behalf of Creative Scotland, launched in September and have so far supported projects with £36,925.50 in funding, with a notable increase in applications for online projects.

Published: 12 Jan 2021