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New funds from Creative Scotland

Creative Scotland has announced three new funds to help individuals and organisations who have lost work and income due to the Coronavirus pandemic.

They are:

  • for freelance professionals and artists, such as writers or makers of poetry, prose or fiction, playwrights etc who have lost income due to Covid-19 and consider themselves to be in immediate need
  • simple and quick application with a CV and named referee via an online form
  • CV must demonstrate a freelance professional creative practice
  • A one-off bursary of between £500 to £2,500 to support your immediate needs
  • Non-competitive
  • Fund is now closed.
  • A bridging bursary programme from Screen Scotland
  • For freelance or self-employed screen practitioners working in all parts of Scotland’s screen sector who have lost work and income due to Covid-19
  • The fund is between £500 to £2,500 and is non-competitive
  • Simple process for applicants with quick turnaround
  • Applications opened on Mon 30 Mar
  • Revised Open Project Fund to support creative practitioners to continue to develop work
  • Open Fund for individuals and Open Fund for organisations
  • The Open Fund for Organisations will not be in competition for funding applications for individuals
  • Open Fund for Individuals is for between £1,000 to £50,000
  • Open Fund for Organisations is for grants between £1,000-£15,000 or £15,000-£50,000
  • Supports up to 12 months’ activity
  • Open all year round, no deadlines
  • Applications open Fri 3 Apr 
March 31, 2020