Arts & Business Scotland - Culture & Business Fund Scotland
The fund promotes collaboration between Scottish businesses and arts and heritage organisations to deliver new arts and heritage projects.
Arts or heritage organisations that attracts an eligible business to sponsor an aspect of their work the fund will match that sponsorship, pound for pound. In-kind and cash sponsorship are eligible, but must come from the sponsor’s own funds, goods or services. It is funded by the Scottish Government via Creative Scotland and Historic Environment Scotland.
Geographical areas funded: Scotland
- Type of funding:
- Grant, Corporate sponsorship
- Type of cost:
- Capital, Revenue
Fund award sizes
Notes on award amounts: Premium information
Who can apply
Any arts or heritage organisation based in Scotland can apply as the lead applicant. However, profit making arts and heritage organisations must evidence the project to be of community benefit to be eligible.The applying organisation must be properly constituted and hold a company bank account.
When to apply
Completed application forms must be submitted at least three months before and no more than nine months before the sponsored activity and proposed match-funded activity begins, before assessment can commence.
Fast-track applications for grants valued between £1,000 and £3,000, detailed below, may be submitted and considered two months before the start date of sponsored and match-funded activities.
How to apply
Online via the funder website.
Beneficiaries funded: General public
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