Here is our potted version of 'what the feck is going on':
1. Creative Scotland have committed to a complete overhaul of their funding programmes - the new programmes will be unveiled at the end of April 2014.
2. The new 'core funding for organisations' scheme will be have submission deadlines at end of July (with decisions in October). BUT the new 'projects and programmes' schemes will not be open for submissions until October 2014
3. SOOO - to keep the flow of support to the sector going CS will be keeping some of its schemes open until further notice........a list of these can be found here
Creative Scotland have just published a draft version of the principles behind their new approach....you can find this here
We are all being asked to comment on this document via an open online consultation thingamygig....this will open for business from 7th February and can be found here
we may, of course have got this all wrong....in which case I'm sure someone will put us right!