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This section contains a database of all Creative Scotland's publications as well as a growing list of external resources for the arts, screen and creative industries.

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Supplying Creative Scotland

Creative Scotland procures goods, services and works by either issuing competitive tenders or invitations to quote in line with Scottish Government policy and all relevant legal requirements.

17 April 2014

Creative Scotland 10-Year Plan 2014-2024: Unlocking Potential Embracing Ambition

A shared plan for the arts, screen and creative industries 2014-2024.

8 April 2014

Terms and Conditions

Terms & Conditions for Scottish Government and National Lottery funding.

4 April 2014

Project Monitoring

These forms are your chance to update us on progress – and upon their successful submission and sign off, your payments will be issued as per the payment schedule agreed in your contract.

4 April 2014

Funding Documents

Documents relating to Creative Scotland funding including: terms and conditions, project monitoring, logos and equalities monitoring forms.

3 April 2014

Festivals Guide 2014

The Guide to Scottish Festivals 2014 was produced by Creative Scotland and The List magazine – carrying over 350 events to showcase a country that celebrates culture.

2 April 2014

Film Sector Review

Published in January 2014, this review of the film sector in Scotland is one of a series commissioned by Creative Scotland that examine key cultural or creative sectors.

2 April 2014

Awards Listings

Monthly listings of funding awards made by Creative Scotland.

21 March 2014

Plans & Strategy Documents

View and download planning and strategy documents relating to Creative Scotland and our work.

19 March 2014

Equalities Monitoring

To monitor the type of applications we receive and the grants we award, we need to collect information which does not directly relate to our assessment of your application. Find out more.

19 March 2014

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SWOT Template

The Cultural Enterprise Office produce a range of useful resource and information materials, including guidance on planning and a template for doing your own SWOT (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, Threats) analysis.

18 November 2014

The Art of Regeneration

Arts Professional dedicates an entire issue – Issue 279 – to the role of arts and culture in regeneration, and the balance between artistic excellence and community involvement.

18 November 2014

Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment (CABE) - Placemaking

Whilst CABE is no longer in existance, their web archive holds useful information and guidance about all aspects of place making.

18 November 2014

Greenspace Scotland – Community Placemaking

This charitable social enterprise works to help encourage ‘people places’ – places which involve the people who live in, and use, the spaces, in the planning and decision making.

18 November 2014

Social Return on Investment Network

This networking group try to help you calculate the wider social benefits of your activity, and therefore the social return you can expect for the work you do.

18 November 2014

Community Engagement tools

VOICE is a free planning tool developed to help anyone involved in community engagement – giving you step-by-step guidance on how to analyse your community, plan your engagement activity, do it, and then review the process.

18 November 2014

SURF – Scotland’s Independent Regeneration Network

SURF works to increase the health and well-being of Scotland’s most disadvantaged communities through regeneration activity. Their Knowledge Centre contains resources and reports on various aspects of regeneration, and place making.

18 November 2014

Architecture and Design Scotland

Architecture and Design Scotland (A+DS) is Scotland's champion for excellence in architecture, placemaking and planning. Across the site they carry lots of information on Smarter Places, Healthier Places, and features on all aspects of place making<

18 November 2014

Scottish Government – Tourism, Culture and Sports statistics

A selection of statistics, trends and data sources which provide more information on culture and tourism in Scotland. In addition, links to other sources of research (out with the Scottish Government) can be found here.

18 November 2014

Planning your event – a practical guide

Produced by EventScotland, this step-by-step guide helps planners to consider every stage of their event or activity from initial idea (and including an explanation of how to use a SWOT analysis) through to post event evaluation.

18 November 2014