Creative Scotland launches Culture Collective grant initiative in response to COVID-19

A new £1.5million Scottish Government initiative launches today to establish a network of creative practitioners, organisations and communities to respond to the impact of COVID-19 by providing employment opportunities and actively engage people in shaping the future cultural life of their community.

Grants of between £100,000 and £300,000 are available to organisations from the Culture Collective programme through Creative Scotland.

The Culture Collective is a pilot programme which will establish a network of creative practitioners, organisations and communities, working together to create a positive difference locally and nationally in response to COVID-19.

The programme will focus on community engaged creative activity, supporting participatory approaches and projects where creative practitioners and communities work collaboratively. A key element of
this will be proactively responding to the impact of COVID-19, providing employment opportunities for creative practitioners and actively engaging people in shaping the future cultural life of their community.

Funding guidance and full information is available on the Culture Collective page.

Creative Scotland will be hosting an online Information Sessionabout the initiative on Thursday 12 Nov, 15:30-16:30. Registration is available via the Culture Collective Programme page.

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