Here you will find links to the key support and development organisations for the creative and cultural industries in Scotland.
Creative Scotland is the national leader for Scotland’s arts, screen and creative industries.
Scotland’s main economic, enterprise, innovation and investment agency.
CREATIVE & CULTURAL SKILLS
Creative & Cultural Skills is the Sector Skills Council for Craft, Cultural Heritage, Design, Literature, Music, Performing, and Visual Arts.
Nesta is an independent charity with a mission to help people and organisations bring great ideas to life by providing investments and grants and mobilising research, networks and skills.
The Sector Skills Council for creative media, responsible for Animation, Computer Games, Corporate and Commercials, Facilities, Film, Interactive Media, Photo Imaging, Publishing, Radio and Television, Advertising, Fashion and Textiles.
BRITISH COUNCIL: CREATIVE & CULTURAL ECONOMY
The British Council is the UK’s international organisation for cultural relations. The Creative & Cultural Economy Programme focuses on policy development, creative entrepreneurship and cultural leadership.
CULTURAL ENTERPRISE OFFICE
Scotland’s Specialist Business support and development service for creative businesses and practitioners.