Creative Scotland - Made in Scotland Onward Touring Fund 2022-2023

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What does this involve?

The Made in Scotland Onward International Touring Fund helps artists, bands and ensembles based in Scotland to tour internationally. The tour should be the direct result of a promoter inviting you to perform internationally after seeing your work at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe between 2016 and 2022.

This fund will support costs linked to:

  • flights
  • freight
  • visas
  • the translation of marketing materials

Other costs associated with the tour are expected to be met by the promoter who invited you. This fund is not intended to support the full costs of presenting work internationally. The maximum you can apply for is £10,000.

Applications are now open. There are no deadlines for this fund, and you can apply at any time until the budget is fully allocated. You must apply at least 8 weeks before you are due to travel.  

The total budget for the fund is around £60,000. It is supported by the Scottish Government's Festival Expo Fund. 

Made in Scotland is a partnership between Creative Scotland, the Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society, the Federation of Scottish Theatre and the Scottish Music Centre. 

Am I eligible?

Yes if you are are an individual or company based in Scotland and:

  • have presented a professional piece of theatre, dance or music at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe between the years 2016 to 2022
  • have been invited to perform this work internationally by a promoter as a direct result of presenting this work at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe between the years 2016 to 2022

Only one award per project will be made per funding year (September to August).

What does this cost?

It is free to apply.

This fund is not intended to support the full costs of presenting work internationally. The maximum you can apply for is £10,000. Other costs must be covered by the promoter who invited you to tour, or from other sources.

Who is this for?

Music, theatre and dance artists, organisations and companies in Scotland.

How long does this take?

There are no deadlines for this fund.

You will be informed of the decision within 8 weeks of application. 

Important information

The funding available through this fund is limited, so the support you receive will not cover the full costs of your international tour. Creative Scotland expect applications to show significant financial commitment from the international promoter.

Next steps

Visit the Creative Scotland website for more information and to apply.

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