Make:IT:Happen Fund – Digital Content Development

January 26, 2013

Make:IT:Happen Fund – Digital Content Development

Make:IT:Happen Fund is part of the national digital development programme, AmbITion Scotland, and has been created to help Scottish organisations grasp the opportunities presented by digital technologies in order to grow business capability, capacity, creativity and confidence in these areas.

Make:IT:Happen funding can be used to support a project in its entirety or to augment a bigger digital ambition. Funds are available to not for profit arts, culture and heritage groups and organisations with relatively little or no digital knowledge/experience as well as well as to those that have some competence with digital projects, but limited resources.

Make:IT:Happen funding offers support through four digital investment strands:

AmbITion Approach (up to £5,000)

Digital Content Development (£500-£10,000)

Organisational Development (£500-£10,000)

Sustainable AmbITion (£500 – £5,000)

There are 5 application periods for Make:IT:Happen funding between July 2012 & September 2013 as follows:

• July – September 2012 (decisions by 30 October 2012)

• October – December 2012 (decisions by 31 January 2013)

• January – March 2013 (decisions by 30 April 2013)

• April – June 2013 (decisions by 31 July 2013)

• July – September 2013 (decisions by 30 October 2013)

Each of the four digital development funding strands has its own individual application deadline dates, you can find all of these on

Digital Content Development

The Digital Content Development fund gives organisations the opportunity to enhance their digital development activity through the creation, or better use of digital content, expand on an existing digital approach or overcome barriers to exploiting current assets. This could involve developing new storytelling methods, creating alternative distribution channels, experimenting with different production methods, creating a digital archive or scoping and producing tailored contracts and licensing agreements.

The deadline for the third round of the Make:IT:Happen Digital Content Development Fund is 17 February 2013.

Funded by The National Lottery via Creative Scotland (as part of Creative Scotland’s Cultural Economy programme), the AmbITion Scotland programnme and Make:IT:Happen are designed and delivered by Culture Sparks and Rudman Consulting.

Full Make:IT:Happen information, funding guidelines & application form

This opportunity is available in: All Scotland

For further information, please contact (Ela Zych-Watson), or call 0141 248 6864, or visit The deadline is Sunday 17 February 2013 at 23:00.

via Creative Scotland: Make:IT:Happen Fund – Digital Content Development.


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