This fund is run by Creative Scotland for artists, groups, and creative organisations who are looking to apply for money to support them on their artistic or creative projects.
Anyone based in Scotland can come to Creative Scotland with their ideas, and this fund will support a wide range of things, from small one-off events to longer programmes of work that can last for up to 2 years.
The types of things that this fund will support include:
- Projects which are about helping an artist to develop their skills
- Projects that create something new and high quality, in any art form
- Projects which are aiming to present high quality work to audiences, or projects which try to develop and reach new audiences for the arts
- Projects which encourage more people to take part in artistic and creative activity.
Applications can be for any amount between £1000 and £150,000.
There is no set deadline for applications.
This is a very popular fund and Creative Scotland have revealed that the overall success rate for all applicants sits at 42%.