Creative Scotland's commitment to the people of Scotland is that it will identify, nurture and champion creative talent for the benefit of Scotland. It's Corporate Plan, Investing in Scotland's Creative Future (2011) sets out how it will do this by placing the arts, creative practice and creative practitioners at the heart of our thinking.
The 5 objectives thus established will invest in:
- Quality Artistic Production;
- Access, Audience Development and Participation;
- the Cultural Economy;
- and Places and their contribution to a creative Scotland.
Creative Scotland's Capital Programme aims to invest in cultural facilities, refurbishments, equipment and large scale public art, in order to improve the access, presentation and enjoyment of the arts and film for the population of Scotland.
Applications are now open to the following strands of the Programme:
Large Capital Investment - Stage 1 Application Form (.doc) - applications for between £100,000 and £2,000,000 for buildings and equipment.
Large Scale Public Art - Stage 1 Application Form (.doc) - applications for between £100,000 and £1,000,000 for the creation of public art.
The deadline to apply to both strands is 5pm, 8 June 2012.