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East Ayrshire

About CashBack for Communities

CashBack for Communities is a unique Scottish Government programme which uses the funds recovered from criminals under the Proceeds of Crime to deliver a variety of diversionary activities for young people, with a strong focus on supporting communities most affected by crime.  Since 2008, £110 million has been committed to community initiatives to improve the quality of life of young people right across Scotland.

This report contains details of CashBack for Communities funded activities and projects within your local authority area, covering the programme’s achievements in supporting young people since the programme’s inception in 2008 up to 2021.

The short animation below describes the CashBack for Communities programme and the life-changing impacts it has had for thousands of young people across Scotland.

Cashback for Communities 24 partners continue to deliver a variety of activities which range from diversionary youth work to more long-term potentially life-changing intervention projects which provide young people the opportunity of getting into employment, education, training or volunteering.

This page identifies which CashBack Partner projects or young people from this local authority have been supported by CashBack for Communities.

Please Note: Activity numbers represent the total number of activities and opportunities that young people have taken advantage of as a result of CashBack funding. It should be noted that CashBack partners may have worked with some of the same young people over a number of years. Therefore, the total annual activity and opportunity figures might not directly correlate to the number of individual young people who have benefited from the programme.

Partner investment in 2020-2021

Annual Report

Evaluation Report

Project Spend

Activities

Access to Industry

£3,640
4

Impact Arts

£4,908
5

National Autistic Society

£4,886
1
Scottish Sports Futures logo

Scottish Sports Futures

£1,325
2
Scottish Football Association logo

Scottish Football Association

£7,189
23
Scottish rugby logo

Scottish Rugby Union

£31,525
61
youthlink logo

YouthLink Scotland

£16,936
209

Youth Scotland

£23,488
116

Total 2020-2021

£93,897

421

Partner investment in East Ayrshire (2008-2021)

Project Spend

Activities

Creative Scotland

£171,235
1,158

Impact Arts

£59,124
113
Prince's Trust Development Awards logo

Prince’s Trust Scotland

£165,322
594

National Autistic Society

£14,310
2

The Wise Group

£118,797
130

basketballscotland

£42,015
1,403
Scottish Football Association logo

Scottish Football Association

£436,887
7,461
Scottish rugby logo

Scottish Rugby Union

£393,397
32,411
Scottish Sports Futures logo

Scottish Sports Futures

£117,556
4,784
youthlink logo

YouthLink Scotland

£362,118
7,345

Youth Scotland

£80,876
2,046

CashBack for Communities Facilities Fund

£113,717
1,570
linkup logo

LinkUp

£211,317
650
Working on Wheels logo

Working on Wheels

£5,275
2,118
Ocean Youth Trust Scotland logo

Ocean Youth Trust Scotland

£6,509
8

Access to Industry

£3,640
4

Total 2008-2021

£2,302,095

61,797

CashBack for Communities and its partner organisations fund and support thousands of projects and individuals across all 32 local authority areas.

Here are a few examples of the CashBack activities in your local area:

Case Studies