Supporting Scotland’s vibrant voluntary sector

Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations

The Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations is the membership organisation for Scotland's charities, voluntary organisations and social enterprises. Charity registered in Scotland SC003558. Registered office Mansfield Traquair Centre, 15 Mansfield Place, Edinburgh EH3 6BB.

Creative Scotland

Currently open funds

Screen Scotland - Film Festival Fund

The fund aims to increase access to film in communities across Scotland and encourage film festivals to grow. Projects supported through this fund should help to promote cinema going and cinemas in Scotland, and to raise the profile of film.

Last reviewed 3 months ago

Creative Scotland Open Fund -Sustaining Creative Development

The fund aims to enable organisations to explore ways of working that will help them to adapt and respond to the current changing circumstances due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Last reviewed 3 months ago

Creative Scotland - Made in Scotland Showcase

The purpose of the Programme is to raise the international profile of Scottish artists through the promotion of Scottish work at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Opened: 5th Oct 2021
Next deadline: 23rd Nov 2021

Last reviewed 14 days ago

Currently closed funds

Creative Scotland -The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo – Youth Talent Fund

This fund is aimed at nurturing the ambition, enthusiasm and talent of exceptional young artists (aged 5-26) engaged in traditional music and dance - with a priority focus on piping, drumming, Highland dance and traditional fiddle playing.

Opened: 17th Dec 2019

Last reviewed 2 months ago

Screen Scotland - Cinema Equipment Fund

The Cinema Equipment Fund is for cinemas and venues to upgrade or install cinema screening equipment and aims to increase access to cinema and encourage resilience for film exhibitors based in Scotland.

Last reviewed about 2 months ago

Creative Scotland - Youth Music Initiative: Access to Music Making

Creates access to high quality music making opportunities for young people aged 0-25 years outwith school time. Young people must develop their music and music-making skills.

Opened: 29th Jul 2021

Last reviewed about 1 month ago

Creative Scotland - Youth Music Initiative: Strengthening Youth Music

Supports strategic action, research or training that will strengthen the youth music sector in Scotland for the benefit of children and young people.

Opened: 29th Jul 2021

Last reviewed about 1 month ago

Creative Scotland - Regular Funding 2018 - 2021

Regular Funding supports a breadth and range of arts and creative organisations and sustainable environments through which artists and creative people can deepen and deliver their work, their engagement with the public, and their professional networks.

Last reviewed about 1 month ago

Creative Scotland - The Made in Scotland Onward Touring fund

Funding is available to support any work created in Scotland which attracts interest from international promoters as a result of being showcased at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Opened: 11th Sep 2019

Last reviewed 14 days ago

Creative Scotland - Youth Arts Access Fund

The Youth Arts Access Fund is designed to support an increased range of music-making projects, as well as introducing projects delivering across wider art-form areas.

Last reviewed 12 days ago

Creative Scotland - Create:Inclusion Fund

This fund seeks to increase the diversity of people in the arts, screen and creative industries by supporting a broad range of activities that can help applicants develop themselves and their creative and professional practice.

Opened: 18th Nov 2019

Last reviewed 5 days ago

Creative Scotland - Four Nations International Fund

New funding to support individuals and organisations towards international partnership development and co-creation projects.

Last reviewed 6 days ago

Creative Scotland - Touring Fund for Theatre and Dance

Supports projects which provide greater access to a variety of experiences for a diverse audience and broader opportunities for a more diverse range of artists.

Last reviewed 4 days ago