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Scottish Sports Futures

2017 - 2020 Grant Offer

£1,380,000

2017 - 2020 Young People Target

17,500

Scottish Sports Futures

Title of Project – CashBack Active Journeys

Theme – Sport for Change

Target Group – Young people disadvantaged by: –

  • Living in areas of deprivation; and
  • Being unemployed, not in education or training; and
  • Being excluded, or at risk of exclusion from school; and

Age range : 10 to 24 years

Number of Young People the project expects to work with : 17,500

Summary of Project

The programme will consist of 3 specific strands:-

Jump2It will deliver health and wellbeing messages to primary schools covering areas such as alcohol awareness, knife crime, bullying etc. The programme will be supported by inspirational sporting role models who will help to communicate the key messages to 10,500 young people over the 3-year period. A new volunteering arm will provide meaningful training and placements. Schools will also receive bespoke roadshows, basketball coaching and will be invite to attend tournaments.

The Twilight Basketball programme offers weekly diversionary basketball activity and will engage over 4500 young people across 29 locations over the 3-year period. The programme will incorporate bespoke programmes of training and volunteering for identified and referred high risk groups of young people. Ambassadors will support delivery of the sessions, offering personal development plans, residential training and mentoring support.

Active East/Education Though CashBack will provide accredited sport for change training to 2400 referred young people over the 3-year period, with identified interest in sport and physical activity. In addition, support will be provided to CashBack partners. Peer educators will be supported with bespoke young leaders courses in partnership with YOMO and local youth providers. Employment pathways will be identified for those at risk of being NEET.

Areas where project will be delivered

Aberdeen -Torry
Dumfries & Galloway – Stranraer and Dumfries
Dundee – Douglas/Fairmuir and Dundee East
East Ayrshire – Kilmarnock Central, Auchinleck, New Cumnock, Drongan and Muirkirk
Edinburgh – Niddrie, Pilton and Muirhouse
Falkirk – Polmont, Bonnybridge, Denny and Dunipace
Fife – Lochgelly, Kirkcaldy, Dunfermline, Levenmouth and Glenrothes
Glasgow – Possilpark (Glasgow North East), Parkhead West & Barrowfield (Glasgow East), Castlemilk, Kings Park, Toryglen, Govanhill, Cardonald, Croftfoot, Govan (South), Springburn, Royston, Milton, Possil, Barmulloch, Sighthill (North), Central, Dalmarnock, Parkhead, Easterhouse, Ballieston, Barlarnark, Dennistoun (East) Bellahouston and Wellhouse (West)
Highlands – Dingwall, Aviemore, Nairn, and Smithton
Inverclyde – Greenock and Port Glasgow
North Ayrshire – Dalry, Irvine and Kilwinning, Ardrossan, Saltcoats, West Kilbride and Arran
North Lanarkshire – Clyde Valley HS in Gowkthraple, Braidhurst HS in Forgewood, St Ambrose HS in Townhead, St Maurices’ HS, St Margaret’s in Rawyards, Bellshill
Renfrewshire – Ferguslie Park Paisley
South Lanarkshire – Rutherglen, Blantyre, Larkhall and Netherburn
Stirling – Raploch
West Dunbartonshire – Clydebank
West Lothian – Bathgate East & Central, Blackburn Whitburn, Boghall, Addiewell, Polbeth and Livingston East