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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.

Life changing opportunities

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.

Life changing opportunities

Life changing opportunities

£17 million CashBack funding allocated

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

Life changing opportunities

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

Project Spend in 2012-2013

£9,952,410

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 2012-2013

242,506

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 2012-2013

£143,160

Activities in 2012-2013

5,021

Aberdeenshire

Project Spend in 2012-2013

£205,386

Activities in 2012-2013

15,354

Angus

Project Spend in 2012-2013

£503,910

Activities in 2012-2013

6,117

Argyll and Bute

Project Spend in 2012-2013

£70,115

Activities in 2012-2013

3,879

Clackmannanshire

Project Spend in 2012-2013

£154,604

Activities in 2012-2013

4,856

Dumfries and Galloway

Project Spend in 2012-2013

£768,773

Activities in 2012-2013

5,443

Dundee

Project Spend in 2012-2013

£524,050

Activities in 2012-2013

8,269

East Ayrshire

Project Spend in 2012-2013

£201,503

Activities in 2012-2013

7,499

East Dunbartonshire

Project Spend in 2012-2013

£59,505

Activities in 2012-2013

5,735

East Lothian

Project Spend in 2012-2013

£160,890

Activities in 2012-2013

6,531

East Renfrewshire

Project Spend in 2012-2013

£364,594

Activities in 2012-2013

3,693

Edinburgh

Project Spend in 2012-2013

£1,360,377

Activities in 2012-2013

24,930

Eilean Siar

Project Spend in 2012-2013

£89,362

Activities in 2012-2013

1,213

Falkirk

Project Spend in 2012-2013

£130,761

Activities in 2012-2013

7,331

Fife

Project Spend in 2012-2013

£358,905

Activities in 2012-2013

14,687

Glasgow

Project Spend in 2012-2013

£1,073,594

Activities in 2012-2013

25,073

Highland

Project Spend in 2012-2013

£304,783

Activities in 2012-2013

14,901

Inverclyde

Project Spend in 2012-2013

£160,042

Activities in 2012-2013

3,173

Midlothian

Project Spend in 2012-2013

£76,168

Activities in 2012-2013

4,092

Moray

Project Spend in 2012-2013

£115,142

Activities in 2012-2013

3,232

North Ayrshire

Project Spend in 2012-2013

£731,821

Activities in 2012-2013

8,389

North Lanarkshire

Project Spend in 2012-2013

£707,376

Activities in 2012-2013

9,233

Orkney

Project Spend in 2012-2013

£59,643

Activities in 2012-2013

1,976

Perth and Kinross

Project Spend in 2012-2013

£136,573

Activities in 2012-2013

5,473

Renfrewshire

Project Spend in 2012-2013

£170,510

Activities in 2012-2013

6,659

Scottish Borders

Project Spend in 2012-2013

£258,523

Activities in 2012-2013

10,335

Shetland

Project Spend in 2012-2013

£39,954

Activities in 2012-2013

2,291

South Ayrshire

Project Spend in 2012-2013

£224,271

Activities in 2012-2013

7,174

South Lanarkshire

Project Spend in 2012-2013

£273,589

Activities in 2012-2013

6,594

Stirling

Project Spend in 2012-2013

£304,038

Activities in 2012-2013

5,793

West Dunbartonshire

Project Spend in 2012-2013

£57,776

Activities in 2012-2013

2,279

West Lothian

Project Spend in 2012-2013

£162,711

Activities in 2012-2013

5,281

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

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