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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.

Life changing opportunities

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 2010-2011

£5,261,032

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 2010-2011

231,871

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 2010-2011

£283,585

Activities in 2010-2011

5,704

Aberdeenshire

Project Spend in 2010-2011

£125,013

Activities in 2010-2011

12,705

Angus

Project Spend in 2010-2011

£61,966

Activities in 2010-2011

5,879

Argyll and Bute

Project Spend in 2010-2011

£67,672

Activities in 2010-2011

2,966

Clackmannanshire

Project Spend in 2010-2011

£65,884

Activities in 2010-2011

3,657

Dumfries and Galloway

Project Spend in 2010-2011

£115,818

Activities in 2010-2011

6,049

Dundee

Project Spend in 2010-2011

£237,392

Activities in 2010-2011

9,307

East Ayrshire

Project Spend in 2010-2011

£122,749

Activities in 2010-2011

7,067

East Dunbartonshire

Project Spend in 2010-2011

£39,410

Activities in 2010-2011

2,584

East Lothian

Project Spend in 2010-2011

£99,799

Activities in 2010-2011

6,016

East Renfrewshire

Project Spend in 2010-2011

£51,526

Activities in 2010-2011

2,432

Edinburgh

Project Spend in 2010-2011

£425,641

Activities in 2010-2011

18,856

Eilean Siar

Project Spend in 2010-2011

£50,085

Activities in 2010-2011

1,815

Falkirk

Project Spend in 2010-2011

£113,253

Activities in 2010-2011

8,604

Fife

Project Spend in 2010-2011

£132,111

Activities in 2010-2011

13,772

Glasgow

Project Spend in 2010-2011

£713,004

Activities in 2010-2011

26,270

Highland

Project Spend in 2010-2011

£166,944

Activities in 2010-2011

10,785

Inverclyde

Project Spend in 2010-2011

£98,904

Activities in 2010-2011

5,703

Midlothian

Project Spend in 2010-2011

£147,806

Activities in 2010-2011

3,077

Moray

Project Spend in 2010-2011

£71,752

Activities in 2010-2011

4,590

North Ayrshire

Project Spend in 2010-2011

£95,755

Activities in 2010-2011

3,974

North Lanarkshire

Project Spend in 2010-2011

£170,161

Activities in 2010-2011

9,853

Orkney

Project Spend in 2010-2011

£47,429

Activities in 2010-2011

4,060

Perth and Kinross

Project Spend in 2010-2011

£148,772

Activities in 2010-2011

5,517

Renfrewshire

Project Spend in 2010-2011

£163,191

Activities in 2010-2011

6,061

Scottish Borders

Project Spend in 2010-2011

£111,340

Activities in 2010-2011

6,576

Shetland

Project Spend in 2010-2011

£83,342

Activities in 2010-2011

1,703

South Ayrshire

Project Spend in 2010-2011

£101,390

Activities in 2010-2011

4,489

South Lanarkshire

Project Spend in 2010-2011

£163,575

Activities in 2010-2011

10,484

Stirling

Project Spend in 2010-2011

£115,619

Activities in 2010-2011

10,413

West Dunbartonshire

Project Spend in 2010-2011

£83,314

Activities in 2010-2011

5,071

West Lothian

Project Spend in 2010-2011

£115,229

Activities in 2010-2011

5,830

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