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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

Creative Scotland - National Lottery Extended Programme Fund

The fund aims to create the opportunity for non-profit organisations to get longer term support

Next deadline: 14 Nov 2023

Last reviewed 4 months ago

Screen Scotland - Film Festival Fund

The National Lottery Film Festival and Screening Programme Fund aims to support organisations who are looking to produce film festivals and screening programmes in Scotland for a public audience.

Next deadline: 11 Jan 2024

Last reviewed 3 months ago

Creative Scotland - National Lottery Open Fund for Organisations

Supports organisations who seek funding to undertake creative activity such as a specific project or production, a programme of creative work, or a period of research and development.

Last reviewed about 1 month ago

Currently closed funds

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 - Made in Scotland Onward International Touring fund

Enables artists, bands and ensembles based in Scotland to take up new international touring opportunities for work programmed as a direct result of the inviting promoter seeing the work at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Last reviewed 5 days 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.

Last reviewed about 1 month 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. Children and young people must develop their music and music-making skills.

Last reviewed about 1 month ago

Go See Share Creative Industries Fund

Go See Share is a small fund for individuals, organisations and creative businesses to explore new ways to expand their business activity and make them more financially sustainable.

Last reviewed about 1 month ago

Creative Scotland - Participatory Arts and Mental Health Fund

Aims to increase and improve the quality of arts and mental health provision in participatory settings at a community level by supporting groups to try out new approaches or develop their existing work with people with mental health problems.

Last reviewed about 1 month ago

Creative Scotland - Touring Fund for Theatre and Dance

Supports high quality work to tour throughout Scotland and for the touring sector to continue to re-engage with audiences.

Last reviewed 13 days 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.

Last reviewed 14 days ago

Creative Scotland - Four Nations International Fund

The Four Nations International Fund will support those working in the arts and creative industries across the UK nations, together with their counterparts in Europe and beyond.

Last reviewed about 7 hours ago