Nurturing Talent - Time to Shine Fund

Creative Scotland’s ‘Nurturing Talent – Time to Shine Fund’ aims to support young people aged 14-20…

Are you interested in developing your skills in one of the following areas?

  1. Drama
  2. Dance
  3. Music
  4. Film
  5. Visual Arts
  6. Literature
  7. Digital Arts

Sometimes creative talent needs a little bit of financial help to reach its full potential.

Whatever your creative passion, look no further than the Young Scot and Creative Scotland’s Nurturing Talent – Time to Shine Fund.

Who can apply?

Anyone aged 14-20, living in Scotland. Both individuals and groups can apply for funding ranging from £50- £600.

In the case of group applications, details of all group members should also be provided and the majority of the group should be aged between 14 and 20 years old.

Can I apply for funding on behalf of an organisation?

Applications from professional arts organisations, schools or other educational institutions will not be accepted.

What kind of thing can I apply for?

The fund provides financial support to help nurture talent in a number ways. From recording a demo with your band, to putting on an exhibition of your own artwork, and lots more in between.

How do I apply?
For more information please visit Young Scot or call the Young Scot Infoline for free on 0808 801 0338 to request an application by post.