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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

Life changing opportunities

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.

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.

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

Project Spend in 2013-2014

£6,987,041

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 2013-2014

257,516

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 2013-2014

£356,267

Activities in 2013-2014

7,997

Aberdeenshire

Project Spend in 2013-2014

£142,747

Activities in 2013-2014

12,370

Angus

Project Spend in 2013-2014

£215,094

Activities in 2013-2014

3,650

Argyll and Bute

Project Spend in 2013-2014

£82,892

Activities in 2013-2014

3,045

Clackmannanshire

Project Spend in 2013-2014

£159,603

Activities in 2013-2014

3,955

Dumfries and Galloway

Project Spend in 2013-2014

£105,702

Activities in 2013-2014

6,069

Dundee

Project Spend in 2013-2014

£245,798

Activities in 2013-2014

8,404

East Ayrshire

Project Spend in 2013-2014

£233,600

Activities in 2013-2014

4,642

East Dunbartonshire

Project Spend in 2013-2014

£69,106

Activities in 2013-2014

6,134

East Lothian

Project Spend in 2013-2014

£181,670

Activities in 2013-2014

8,595

East Renfrewshire

Project Spend in 2013-2014

£64,431

Activities in 2013-2014

3,376

Edinburgh

Project Spend in 2013-2014

£700,031

Activities in 2013-2014

27,843

Eilean Siar

Project Spend in 2013-2014

£267,044

Activities in 2013-2014

717

Falkirk

Project Spend in 2013-2014

£158,722

Activities in 2013-2014

7,650

Fife

Project Spend in 2013-2014

£398,123

Activities in 2013-2014

16,366

Glasgow

Project Spend in 2013-2014

£854,031

Activities in 2013-2014

28,004

Highland

Project Spend in 2013-2014

£298,097

Activities in 2013-2014

12,361

Inverclyde

Project Spend in 2013-2014

£224,820

Activities in 2013-2014

3,658

Midlothian

Project Spend in 2013-2014

£85,241

Activities in 2013-2014

5,139

Moray

Project Spend in 2013-2014

£82,068

Activities in 2013-2014

4,170

North Ayrshire

Project Spend in 2013-2014

£387,391

Activities in 2013-2014

6,486

North Lanarkshire

Project Spend in 2013-2014

£387,391

Activities in 2013-2014

10,666

Orkney

Project Spend in 2013-2014

£59,504

Activities in 2013-2014

2,235

Perth and Kinross

Project Spend in 2013-2014

£319,795

Activities in 2013-2014

7,561

Renfrewshire

Project Spend in 2013-2014

£120,084

Activities in 2013-2014

7,618

Scottish Borders

Project Spend in 2013-2014

£193,997

Activities in 2013-2014

11,368

Shetland

Project Spend in 2013-2014

£50,480

Activities in 2013-2014

1,897

South Ayrshire

Project Spend in 2013-2014

£112,225

Activities in 2013-2014

7,734

South Lanarkshire

Project Spend in 2013-2014

£146,755

Activities in 2013-2014

11,976

Stirling

Project Spend in 2013-2014

£200,786

Activities in 2013-2014

5,901

West Dunbartonshire

Project Spend in 2013-2014

£126,112

Activities in 2013-2014

5,277

West Lothian

Project Spend in 2013-2014

£148,377

Activities in 2013-2014

4,651

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