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Next Phase of CashBack funding opens!

New CashBack funding opportunities announced

The CashBack for Communities Programme funds partner organisations to deliver, monitor and report on initiatives across all 32 Local Authority Areas in Scotland.  Applications are invited from organisations who wish to become a CashBack Partner for Phase 5 of the programme which runs from 1 April 2020 to 31 March 2023.  Organisations must have a proven track record of delivering activities and opportunities to young people, families and communities most affected by crime.

Next Phase of CashBack funding opens!

Life changing opportunities

Cabinet Secretary for Justice Humza Yousaf MSP Celebrates the impact of Prince’s Trust Development Awards have had on young people’s lives

The Cabinet Secretary for Justice Humza Yousaf MSP, joined young people in Glasgow to see and hear how The Prince’s Trust Scotland Development Awards has provided over £500,000 of funding for more than 2,000 young people in the last two years.

Life changing opportunities

Life changing opportunities

Cabinet Secretary for Justice meets CashBack participants

Humza Yousaf, Scottish Government’s Cabinet Secretary for Justice, met with young people to discuss their experiences of being involved in CashBack for Communities projects.

Life changing opportunities

Life changing opportunities

Minister for Community Safety visits Girls School of Football

Ash Denham, Scottish Government’s Minister for Community Safety, visited Gracemount High School in her South Edinburgh consituency to meet with some of the young girls taking part in Scottish Football Association’s CashBack-funded Girls Only School of Football.

Life changing opportunities

Life changing opportunities

CashBack for Communities Annual Report 2017-2018

CashBack for Communities Annual Report 2017-2018 now available.

Life changing opportunities

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

Project Spend 2008-2018

£63,334,224

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 2008-2018

2,271,871

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 2008-2018

£2,350,090

Activities 2008-2018

56,975

Aberdeenshire

Project Spend 2008-2018

£1,500,837

Activities 2008-2018

107,242

Angus

Project Spend 2008-2018

£1,663,188

Activities 2008-2018

47,167

Argyll and Bute

Project Spend 2008-2018

£869,576

Activities 2008-2018

38,036

Clackmannanshire

Project Spend 2008-2018

£923,834

Activities 2008-2018

31,557

Dumfries and Galloway

Project Spend 2008-2018

£1,950,916

Activities 2008-2018

71,364

Dundee

Project Spend 2008-2018

£2,696,155

Activities 2008-2018

63,054

East Ayrshire

Project Spend 2008-2018

£1,841,311

Activities 2008-2018

59,237

East Dunbartonshire

Project Spend 2008-2018

£799,861

Activities 2008-2018

39,585

East Lothian

Project Spend 2008-2018

£1,245,092

Activities 2008-2018

66,685

East Renfrewshire

Project Spend 2008-2018

£949,331

Activities 2008-2018

30,346

Edinburgh

Project Spend 2008-2018

£6,022,605

Activities 2008-2018

188,461

Eilean Siar

Project Spend 2008-2018

£865,944

Activities 2008-2018

10,202

Falkirk

Project Spend 2008-2018

£1,485,735

Activities 2008-2018

79,260

Fife

Project Spend 2008-2018

£2,820,681

Activities 2008-2018

137,524

Glasgow

Project Spend 2008-2018

£9,443,529

Activities 2008-2018

1,200,068

Highland

Project Spend 2008-2018

£2,596,321

Activities 2008-2018

108,844

Inverclyde

Project Spend 2008-2018

£1,342,029

Activities 2008-2018

40,122

Midlothian

Project Spend 2008-2018

£969,590

Activities 2008-2018

43,763

Moray

Project Spend 2008-2018

£835,435

Activities 2008-2018

31,793

North Ayrshire

Project Spend 2008-2018

£2,243,033

Activities 2008-2018

67,905

North Lanarkshire

Project Spend 2008-2018

£3,017,196

Activities 2008-2018

88,898

Orkney

Project Spend 2008-2018

£487,273

Activities 2008-2018

21,071

Perth and Kinross

Project Spend 2008-2018

£1,317,643

Activities 2008-2018

55,158

Renfrewshire

Project Spend 2008-2018

£1,455,114

Activities 2008-2018

71,284

Scottish Borders

Project Spend 2008-2018

£1,858,897

Activities 2008-2018

98,000

Shetland

Project Spend 2008-2018

£425,970

Activities 2008-2018

16,893

South Ayrshire

Project Spend 2008-2018

£1,371,061

Activities 2008-2018

77,659

South Lanarkshire

Project Spend 2008-2018

£2,129,720

Activities 2008-2018

116,228

Stirling

Project Spend 2008-2018

£1,579,490

Activities 2008-2018

62,471

West Dunbartonshire

Project Spend 2008-2018

£1,125,035

Activities 2008-2018

38,168

West Lothian

Project Spend 2008-2018

£1,749,764

Activities 2008-2018

57,002

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

Secretary for Justice Humza Yousaf MSP Celebrates the impact of Prince’s Trust Development Awards have had on young people’s lives

Of the 2000 plus young people who have received a Development Award, we estimate that around 81% have reported an increase their confidence, 77% have reported an increase in their skills and 81% have reported an increase in their general wellbeing The Cabinet Secretary for Justice Humza Yousaf MSP, joined young people in Glasgow yesterday […]

22nd March 2019

Cabinet Secretary for Justice meets CashBack participants

Humza Yousaf, Scottish Government’s Cabinet Secretary for Justice, met with young people to discuss their experiences of being involved in CashBack for Communities projects. Twenty young people attended the event on 28 February, held at YouthLink Scotland’s offices in Edinburgh.  They represented each of the current 17 CashBack for Communities Partners and their projects across […]