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Frequently asked questions

What does the Scottish Arts Council do other than funding?
How does the Scottish Arts Council fit in with government?
Does the Scottish Arts Council involve external people in its decisions?
How many staff members does the Scottish Arts Council have?
Who can I speak to at the Scottish Arts Council?
How do I share my views with the Scottish Arts Council?
How do I complain to the Scottish Arts Council?


What does the Scottish Arts Council do other than funding?

In addition to funding, we also support excellence in the arts through development, research and advocacy. Read more about our vision.

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How does the Scottish Arts Council fit in with government?

We are a non-departmental public body (NDPB). We are independent from but accountable to the Scottish Government. Read more about public bodies.

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Does the Scottish Arts Council involve external people in its decisions?

Yes. We depend on the expertise of a number of people including Board members, Committee members and Specialist Advisors. Read more about their responsibilities within the who’s who section of the website.

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How many staff members does the Scottish Arts Council have?

We have approximately 90 employed staff working in the office in Edinburgh.

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Who can I speak to at the Scottish Arts Council?

If you need information, publications or advice please contact our help desk. For any media enquiries, please contact our media office. All details can be found in our contact us section.

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How do I share my views with the Scottish Arts Council?

The Scottish Arts Council has a suggestion box on its website. Please see our contact us section for further contact information.

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How do I complain to the Scottish Arts Council?

If you want to complain about any aspect of the website, please fill in our suggestion box. If your complaint is about any aspect of the service you received, please refer to our complaints section for advice on how

If you are unhappy with a funding decision, you might want to refer to our appeals procedure.

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Fruitmarket bookshop exterior; Photo: Michael Wolchover
Hidden gradens NVA; Photo: Renzo Mazzolini
Lighting gantry; Photo: Michael Wolchover
Clarsach; Photo: Michael Wolchover
Age of Creativity: An Tuireann; Photo: Graham McIver
Artist Palette; Photo: Michael Wolchover
Young woman posing
Age of Creativity: An Tuireann; Photo: Graham McIver
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