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Library Out Loud: Glasgow Women’s Library’s Organisational Development Fund Case Study

Profile photo of Helen MacDonald By Helen MacDonald
11 March 2014

Glasgow Women’s Library is a vibrant information hub housing a lending library, archive collections and contemporary and historical artefacts that celebrate the lives, histories and achievements of women. We also support thousands of women across Scotland every year to improve their lives through our services and programmes, including support and activities that tackle a wide […]

AmbITion Scotland’s brief guide to funding programmes for digital projects

Profile photo of Ashley Smith Hammond By Ashley Smith Hammond
6 February 2014

Though the Make:IT:Happen fund is currently closed, there are many other sources of funding for digital projects. The AmbITion Scotland community might want to check out some of these other excellent opportunities to continue on with your digital development work.

Grants announced for Round Four of AmbITion Scotland’s Make:IT:Happen funding

Profile photo of Ashley Smith Hammond By Ashley Smith Hammond
1 August 2013

Scotland’s arts, culture and heritage organisations today received more than £91,000 in 14 separate National Lottery funding awards awarded by AmbITion Scotland that will enable recipients to access and make the most of the opportunities presented by digital technologies.

NYCoS AmbITion Approach Case Study

Profile photo of Peter Muir By Peter Muir
13 June 2013

A short video about what NYCoS learned while undertaking their Make:IT:Happen funded AmbITion Approach digital development journey

Crowdfunding in the UK: codes of practice, and other risk management ideas

Profile photo of Hannah Rudman By Hannah Rudman
16 April 2013

The UK Crowd Funding Association (UKCFA) has just launched as a new trade body for crowd funding operators, with membership being conditional to agreeing to the code of practice. Says Arts Professional reporting on the establishment of the body: The code is aimed at protecting the growing number of investors, donors and businesses using the […]

Digital Giving in the Arts

Profile photo of Hannah Rudman By Hannah Rudman
20 December 2012

Says Matthew Bowcock, author of DCMS’s new Culture Ministry report Digital Giving in the Arts: “It may seem obvious to state that voluntary giving does not happen in isolation; it is an outcome from a process of audience engagement which may occur over a long period. In a similar manner, digital technology alone does not […]

Why Peer Review?

Profile photo of Ashley Smith Hammond By Ashley Smith Hammond
13 November 2012

So far the AmbITion Scotland team have produced a good bit of information around how the peer review process will work. We thought it was time to focus more on why we are running a peer review process at all.

The Make:IT:Happen fund panel

Profile photo of Ashley Smith Hammond By Ashley Smith Hammond
13 November 2012

As we look forward to the next round of funding deadlines, we’d like to tell the AmbITion Scotland community a bit more about the decision making panel; how the panellists were selected and how our decision making process works.

Watch: Glo/cal – Roadshow Shetland on demand!

Profile photo of Hannah Rudman By Hannah Rudman
23 October 2012

The amazing new arts, music, cinema and creative industries centre, Mareel in Lerwick on the Shetland Isles, hosted our first 2012 AmbITion Scotland roadshow. On the topic of Glo/cal, the roadshow explored how local and community focussed projects can encourage global participation and engagement through utilising digital tools. Hannah Rudman gave an overview of the […]

Second call for applications now open: Digital R&D Fund for Arts and Culture in Scotland

Profile photo of Ashley Smith Hammond By Ashley Smith Hammond
27 September 2012

The £500,000 Digital R&D Fund for Arts and Culture in Scotland has opened for its second-round of applications to connect Scottish arts and culture organisations with technology providers. The fund, which has already provided support for six Scottish organisations this year, aims to harness digital technologies to reach wider audiences and develop new ways of working with […]

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