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Money Matters

By Youth Theatre Arts Scotland

So, you’ve got a brilliant idea for a new project – but how do you pay for it?

In this toolkit you’ll find a comprehensive selection of resources to help you track down possibly sources of cash, put together a ripper funding application, get your budgeting skills down to a fine art and reach out to new supporters through crowdfunding.

But, if you find yourself tearing your hair out trying to fill in that baffling application form, don’t despair – Book An Advice Session and we can help you out.


Cash for Culture
This popular publication from Creative Lives has been specifically created to help cultural groups – or any voluntary/community group wishing to carry out creative activities – fundraise for their group.
How to Write a Successful Funding Application
Need help putting together that all-important funding application? Look no further!
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A Guide to Budgets
Tips and advice for putting together a budget for your project or funding application from the Cultural Enterprise Office.
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Applying for Funding
Freelance Producer Susannah Armitage shares ten tips from her experience of writing funding applications.
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Crowdfunding to Win
Crowdfunding to Win is an online course which will give you the ability to build a solid and executable plan to make your crowdfunding campaign a success.
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Funding Scotland Directory
An online tool to help you search for funding. This site lists funds with a track record of supporting projects and charities in Scotland.
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This guide provides advice on crowdfunding for voluntary arts and cultural groups.
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Culture Counts in Scotland
Shout out about the impact of cultural engagement in Scotland!


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