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March 2016

CashBack for Creativity: Over £900,000 support for arts and creative activities for young people across Scotland

Creative Scotland has announced that over £900,000 will enable hundreds of young people across Scotland to access a range of high quality arts and creative activities. Over 45 projects and organisations have been supported through the CashBack for Creativity programme to create opportunities for children and young people to take part in high quality dance, […]

24th March 2016

£2 million funding for sporting activities

The £2 million CashBack facilities fund will be used to support projects aimed at getting young people active, Justice Secretary Michael Matheson announced today. Community organisations working with disadvantaged young people across Scotland will soon be able to apply for a share of the funding to upgrade equipment and improve their facilities in a bid […]

22nd March 2016

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Available Now – CashBack for Communities Programme Impact Evaluation Report 2014/15

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17th March 2016

New £17 million CashBack fund announced

Some of the country’s most disadvantaged young people will benefit from a further £17 million seized from criminals, Justice Secretary Michael Matheson announced today. The money will be used to provide activities and opportunities as part of the next phase of CashBack for Communities which will run from April 1, 2017 until March 31, 2020 […]

17th March 2016

Ocean Youth Trust Scotland attends Parliamentary Reception

Upwards of 100 young people gathered at a Scottish Parliamentary reception hosted by Stuart McMillan MSP on the 25th February. This event was held to celebrate the success of Ocean Youth Trust Scotland’s CashBack voyages in 2015. Also attending were Justice Secretary Michael Matheson, volunteers, youth workers and parents. Opening the proceedings was Michael Matheson, […]

1st March 2016