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2,000 kids take part in basketball tournament

Katie Drain, Jump2It Manager blogs on the Scottish Sports Futures basketball tournaments for 2,000 kids across the west. Over the last week the Scottish Sports Futures have delivered 4 mass basketball tournaments to nearly 2,000 young people across Glasgow and South Lanarkshire. This is the culmination of the Jump2it programme which provides young people with […]

11th December 2014

CashBack for Creativity make new investments

CashBack for Creativity has announced the 14 organisations across Scotland to  benefit from CashBack for Creativity Strategic funding from 2014-16. With a budget of over £80,000,  the CashBack for Creativity Strategic Fund will deliver a programme of learning and developmental activities which improve skills and confidence, but also raise aspirations and provides pathways for further learning, […]

20th November 2014

Scottish sports futures receives £1.5m funding to build on games legacy

The Scottish Government today announced that £1.5million of CashBack for Communities funding is being awarded to Scottish Sports Futures (SSF). The funding will be used to build on the legacy of the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games and create life changing opportunities through sport for young people across Scotland. Cashback for Communities takes money from criminals […]

20th August 2014

£3million boost for young people to develop career skills thanks to confiscated funds from criminal activity

On Thursday 17 July, 2014, Cabinet Secretary for Culture and External Affairs, Fiona Hyslop joined young filmmakers, musicians and dancers who are developing their career skills thanks to the confiscated funds from criminal activity. Ms Hyslop announced new funding of £3million for CashBack for Creativity, an increase of a third from the previous funding period, […]

4th August 2014

Ocean youth trust scotland buoyed by £375k cashback for communities funding

Young people set to embark on adventure by sea thanks to latest funding phase The Scottish Government today announced that £375,000 of CashBack for Communities funding is being awarded to Ocean Youth Trust Scotland to create life changing opportunities for young people across the country. The money is the latest award from the third phase […]

9th July 2014

First Minister announces CashBack funding in Street Soccer Scotland

Over half a million pounds of money from criminals is being used to provide football and work skills training for some of Scotland’s most vulnerable young people. First Minister Alex Salmond announced a total of £600,000 additional funding to extend the Street Soccer (Scotland) Change programme to even more 16-25 year-olds. £500,000 from the Scottish […]

26th June 2014

CashBack teams up with Celtic FC Foundation to kick off new Project in Glasgow

The Scottish Government has announced that £175,000 of CashBack for Communities funding is being awarded to Celtic FC Foundation to create life-changing opportunities for young people across Glasgow. It is the latest award from the third phase of Cashback funding, which so far has seen £74m awarded to projects and initiatives across Scotland since 2007. […]

23rd June 2014

£570,000 CashBack funding supports the Prince’s Trust Scotland Development Awards.

The Scottish Government  announced that a further £570,000 CashBack funding is to be invested to create life-changing opportunities for young people through Development Awards provided through the Prince’s Trust Scotland. With three in four young people who receive a Development Award moving into work, self-employment, education or training, today’s announcement will continue to provide Scotland’s […]

23rd June 2014

CashBack Evaluation is published

ODS Consulting have completed an external evaluation of the CashBack programme which is available to download now. In addition to this,Stripe Communications have produced a brochure containing case studies of young people who have benefited from CashBack funded programmes and a copy of the brochure can also be downloaded here.

17th June 2014