Renfrewshire Council: Cultural Organisations Development Fund

Closing date: Wed 27 Sep 2023: 11pm

The Cultural Organisations Development Fund supports projects that encourage engagement and participation in cultural and heritage activities and events in Renfrewshire.

It can support a range of activities that assists an organisation’s development, including:

Governance – such as board recruitment, company development needs, enhancing skill sets, improving diversity, gender balance, training and awareness

Leadership and management – such as financial management, business planning, developing fundraising strategies to diversify income streams, developing monitoring and evaluation

Reach – developing new areas of organisational activity, deepening art form/specialism knowledge, developing quality, diversifying cultural offer, supporting new artistic partnerships and collaborations

Workforce – creating new staff posts, developing key skills, supporting training and experience

Pathways – developing creative learning programmes and/or skills and pathways projects that recruit internships, apprenticeships and other placements

Engagement – improving social media, communications, marketing and public relations and supporting wider engagement with cultural sectors across Scotland and the UK.

The Cultural Organisations Development Fund is funded as part of the Future Paisley programme and is managed in partnership between Renfrewshire Council and OneRen.

For further information, please contact or call 0141 618 7076, or visit

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Closing date: Wed 27 Sep 2023: 11pm