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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 2014-2015

£6,348,982

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 2014-2015

232,299

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 2014-2015

£319,722

Activities in 2014-2015

6,371

Aberdeenshire

Project Spend in 2014-2015

£172,377

Activities in 2014-2015

9,070

Angus

Project Spend in 2014-2015

£92,402

Activities in 2014-2015

3,531

Argyll and Bute

Project Spend in 2014-2015

£94,071

Activities in 2014-2015

2,595

Clackmannanshire

Project Spend in 2014-2015

£128,249

Activities in 2014-2015

2,435

Dumfries and Galloway

Project Spend in 2014-2015

£137,292

Activities in 2014-2015

4,430

Dundee

Project Spend in 2014-2015

£252,048

Activities in 2014-2015

5,580

East Ayrshire

Project Spend in 2014-2015

£247,291

Activities in 2014-2015

5,991

East Dunbartonshire

Project Spend in 2014-2015

£68,348

Activities in 2014-2015

4,346

East Lothian

Project Spend in 2014-2015

£91,586

Activities in 2014-2015

8,439

East Renfrewshire

Project Spend in 2014-2015

£47,950

Activities in 2014-2015

4,093

Edinburgh

Project Spend in 2014-2015

£609,791

Activities in 2014-2015

19,719

Eilean Siar

Project Spend in 2014-2015

£68,526

Activities in 2014-2015

636

Falkirk

Project Spend in 2014-2015

£159,401

Activities in 2014-2015

6,512

Fife

Project Spend in 2014-2015

£259,908

Activities in 2014-2015

22,464

Glasgow

Project Spend in 2014-2015

£1,084,514

Activities in 2014-2015

20,047

Highland

Project Spend in 2014-2015

£210,460

Activities in 2014-2015

8,511

Inverclyde

Project Spend in 2014-2015

£185,684

Activities in 2014-2015

3,655

Midlothian

Project Spend in 2014-2015

£117,035

Activities in 2014-2015

4,888

Moray

Project Spend in 2014-2015

£69,013

Activities in 2014-2015

4,767

North Ayrshire

Project Spend in 2014-2015

£173,329

Activities in 2014-2015

8,920

North Lanarkshire

Project Spend in 2014-2015

£193,720

Activities in 2014-2015

10,596

Orkney

Project Spend in 2014-2015

£51,717

Activities in 2014-2015

1,418

Perth and Kinross

Project Spend in 2014-2015

£82,662

Activities in 2014-2015

5,553

Renfrewshire

Project Spend in 2014-2015

£152,267

Activities in 2014-2015

6,274

Scottish Borders

Project Spend in 2014-2015

£172,624

Activities in 2014-2015

10,956

Shetland

Project Spend in 2014-2015

£42,118

Activities in 2014-2015

806

South Ayrshire

Project Spend in 2014-2015

£153,146

Activities in 2014-2015

9,780

South Lanarkshire

Project Spend in 2014-2015

£177,009

Activities in 2014-2015

14,289

Stirling

Project Spend in 2014-2015

£160,836

Activities in 2014-2015

5,729

West Dunbartonshire

Project Spend in 2014-2015

£241,387

Activities in 2014-2015

3,704

West Lothian

Project Spend in 2014-2015

£332,499

Activities in 2014-2015

6,194

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

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, […]

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Venture Trust launches its CashBack Change Cycle programme

Scottish charity Venture Trust has launched its innovative new employability programme to help Scottish youth experiencing challenging life circumstances turn their life around. 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 on 22 August at […]

24th August 2017