Core funders

Creative Scotland

Creative Carbon Scotland is supported through regular funding from Creative Scotland.

City of Edinburgh Council

Within the City of Edinburgh Council we work with both the Culture Service and the Chief Executive’s Strategy and Insight team. We are provided with office facilities to support this work and our work within the city more generally.

Founding partners

Festivals Edinburgh

Festivals Edinburgh is a strategic umbrella organisation focused on over-arching areas of mutual interest. Its sole focus is to maintain the Festivals’ and the Festival City’s global competitive edge, via major collaborative projects and strategic initiatives which support growth, product development, leadership and audiences. All of our work is dependent not only on the core Festivals Edinburgh team but on a strong commitment to collaborative working and on a sense of shared ambition and responsibility across all 12 member festivals. The Festivals Edinburgh Board is made up of the 12 Festival CEOs or Directors; and each Festivals Edinburgh workstrand is directed and supported by collaborative working groups comprising of staff members from the Festivals themselves.

Federation of Scottish Theatre

FST is the membership and development body for professional dance, opera and theatre in Scotland, bringing the sector together to speak with a collective voice, to share resources and expertise and to promote collaborative working.

FST represents a network of over 200 professionals performing arts organisations and practitioners across Scotland, ranging from individual artists and producers, small scale companies, through to large venues and National Performing Companies.

Scottish Contemporary Art Network

Scottish Contemporary Art Network is a member led network committed to championing and supporting the contemporary art sector in Scotland. SCAN delivers a programme of advocacy, information sharing and networking, professional development and research activities with and on behalf of our members.

Please see here for SCAN updates

Other partners

Sector support agencies

Cultural sector support organisations – Arts & Business Scotland, Creative Carbon Scotland, Cultural Enterprise Office, Culture Republic and the Federation of Scottish Theatre – are here to help freelancers, artists and creative organisations of all stripes get on in the business of the arts.

Project partners

Creative Carbon Scotland enjoys funding support and project partnerships, of varying duration, with a number of other organisations, on a local, national and international basis.

Current project partners and funders

MarPamm and Interreg for Seas of the Outer Hebrides

Marpamm and interreg logos for Seas of the Outer Hebrides project

Past project partners, funders and sponsors

Creative Europe and the Scottish Government for Cultural Adaptations

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We worked with Climate Ready Clyde, Sniffer and Paul Watkiss Associates and were funded by EIT Climate-KIC for Resilient Regions: Clyde Rebuilt

EIT Climate-KIC logo

Zero Waste Scotland for Decoupling Advisory Group

Zero Waste Scotland logo

albert and Good Energy for the Creative Energy Project

albert and Good Energy logos

Good Energy and the Culture & Business Fund Scotland are previous sponsors of the Green Arts Initiative.

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About Creative Carbon Scotland

We believe cultural and creative organisations have a significant influencing power to help shape a sustainable Scotland for the 21st century.

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Supported by

Creative Scotland logo City of Edinburgh Council logo

A project initiated by Edinburgh’s Festivals with key partners the Federation of Scottish Theatre and Scottish Contemporary Art Network

Edinburgh Festival City logo Federation of Scottish Theatre logo Scottish Contemporary Art Network logo


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