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CashBack for Communities Youth Work Fund NOW OPEN

YouthLink Scotland is now accepting applications for the latest round of the CashBack for Communities Youth Work Fund. Closes Friday 15 December 2017

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Life changing opportunities

Venture Trust launches its CashBack Change Cycle programme

Commonwealth games mountain biker and adventure cyclist Lee Craigie along with Venture Trust chief executive Amelia Morgan officially set the wheels in motion for the CashBack Change Cycle programme.

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Life changing opportunities

More than 150 young people benefit from summer arts masterclasses

Impact Arts’ Cashback for Communities-funded programme Cashback to the Future this summer engaged over 150  young people in Ayrshire, Edinburgh and Glasgow.

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Life changing opportunities

Annual Report 2015-2016 now available

The CashBack for Communities Annual Report 2015-2016 is now available to read online and download.

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Life changing opportunities

£17 million CashBack funding allocated

The CashBack for Communities Annual Report 2015-2016 is now available to read online and download.

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£92,000,000 committed to supporting Scotland’s Young People from 2008 to 2020

Project Spend in 2009-2010

£5,830,646

Project Spend relates to the funded expenditure of CashBack for Communities delivery partners. Other Community Initiatives funded by Proceeds of Crime monies, programme management, and other programme expenses are not included in this analysis of project spend. For further details of total CashBack for Communities and Community Initiatives expenditure please refer to the Scottish Government website.

Activities in 2009-2010

255,449

Activity number represents the number of activities and opportunities that young people have taken advantage of as a result of CashBack for Communities funding. It should be noted that CashBack for Communities partners may have worked with some of the same young people over a number of financial years. Therefore the total annual activity and opportunity figures might not directly correlate to the number of individual young people who have been involved with CashBack for Communities.

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CashBack for Communities

Since 2008, £92 million recovered under the Proceeds of Crime Act has been committed to the CashBack for Communities Programme and other community initiatives. The programme has funded nearly 2 million activities and opportunities for young people.

Aberdeen

Project Spend in 2009-2010

£195,686

Activities in 2009-2010

7,062

Aberdeenshire

Project Spend in 2009-2010

£216,614

Activities in 2009-2010

15,595

Angus

Project Spend in 2009-2010

£81,103

Activities in 2009-2010

5,222

Argyll and Bute

Project Spend in 2009-2010

£147,316

Activities in 2009-2010

8,003

Clackmannanshire

Project Spend in 2009-2010

£52,023

Activities in 2009-2010

4,064

Dumfries and Galloway

Project Spend in 2009-2010

£121,523

Activities in 2009-2010

9,876

Dundee

Project Spend in 2009-2010

£232,512

Activities in 2009-2010

9,367

East Ayrshire

Project Spend in 2009-2010

£109,958

Activities in 2009-2010

8,608

East Dunbartonshire

Project Spend in 2009-2010

£160,205

Activities in 2009-2010

3,726

East Lothian

Project Spend in 2009-2010

£187,221

Activities in 2009-2010

8,730

East Renfrewshire

Project Spend in 2009-2010

£59,869

Activities in 2009-2010

2,826

Edinburgh

Project Spend in 2009-2010

£395,937

Activities in 2009-2010

17,221

Eilean Siar

Project Spend in 2009-2010

£92,247

Activities in 2009-2010

976

Falkirk

Project Spend in 2009-2010

£83,616

Activities in 2009-2010

7,825

Fife

Project Spend in 2009-2010

£273,507

Activities in 2009-2010

12,594

Glasgow

Project Spend in 2009-2010

£639,525

Activities in 2009-2010

26,478

Highland

Project Spend in 2009-2010

£345,160

Activities in 2009-2010

8,817

Inverclyde

Project Spend in 2009-2010

£71,134

Activities in 2009-2010

4,033

Midlothian

Project Spend in 2009-2010

£78,451

Activities in 2009-2010

5,058

Moray

Project Spend in 2009-2010

£98,407

Activities in 2009-2010

3,158

North Ayrshire

Project Spend in 2009-2010

£192,722

Activities in 2009-2010

3,745

North Lanarkshire

Project Spend in 2009-2010

£270,592

Activities in 2009-2010

7,551

Orkney

Project Spend in 2009-2010

£43,060

Activities in 2009-2010

2,673

Perth and Kinross

Project Spend in 2009-2010

£175,328

Activities in 2009-2010

7,889

Renfrewshire

Project Spend in 2009-2010

£102,734

Activities in 2009-2010

10,202

Scottish Borders

Project Spend in 2009-2010

£107,584

Activities in 2009-2010

11,392

Shetland

Project Spend in 2009-2010

£31,164

Activities in 2009-2010

1,631

South Ayrshire

Project Spend in 2009-2010

£148,653

Activities in 2009-2010

6,234

South Lanarkshire

Project Spend in 2009-2010

£291,277

Activities in 2009-2010

15,343

Stirling

Project Spend in 2009-2010

£131,244

Activities in 2009-2010

9,144

West Dunbartonshire

Project Spend in 2009-2010

£87,570

Activities in 2009-2010

3,920

West Lothian

Project Spend in 2009-2010

£353,705

Activities in 2009-2010

6,485

Who we are

CashBack for Communities is a Scottish Government programme which takes funds recovered from the proceeds of crime and invests them into free activities and programmes for young people across Scotland.

Who we are

£92m

invested from the proceeds of crime

32

local authorities impacted

2m

activities provided for young people

75-97%

of young people precipitating across the four Employability programs moved into positive desintations

“This is a dream come true” – Celtic FC Foundation CashBack graduate Joe tells his story

Born with no arms and scoliosis of the spine, 24-year-old Joe Mearns is now a community coach with Celtic FC Foundation and says it is a dream come true. Despite his willingness to overcome hurdles and his remarkable strength of spirit, Joe struggled to find a job. After joining Celtic’s CashBack for Communities Gateway to […]

20th October 2017

CashBack for Creativity: Over £1.7m awarded to creative and cultural activities for young people across Scotland

Today, Creative Scotland announces details of £1.7m in funding awards to 49 youth arts projects across the country, supported through the CashBack for Creativity programme. The programme aims to tackle inequality by removing barriers to access and provision of arts and creative experiences for young people, aged 10-24 regardless of background or situation. Youth clubs, […]

14th September 2017