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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 2021-2022

Annual Report

Evaluation Report

Project Spend

Activities

Access to Industry

£4,944
4

Barnardo’s

£29,273
16

Cyrenians

£5,120
1

Eden Court

£196,555
549
Prince's Trust Development Awards logo

Prince’s Trust Scotland

£304
1
Scottish Sports Futures logo

Scottish Sports Futures

£731
3
Scottish Football Association logo

Scottish Football Association

£7,123
12
Scottish rugby logo

Scottish Rugby Union

£36,032
38
youthlink logo

YouthLink Scotland

£36,661
660

Youth Scotland

£2,410
14

Total 2021-2022

£319,153

1,298

Partner investment in Highland (2008-2021)

Project Spend

Activities

Access to Industry

£8,584
8

Barnardo’s

£185,520
104

Cyrenians

£11,634
2

Eden Court

£275,841
599
Prince's Trust Development Awards logo

Prince’s Trust Scotland

£17,213
38
Scottish Sports Futures logo

Scottish Sports Futures

£470,232
3,595
Scottish Football Association logo

Scottish Football Association

£318,350
5,989
Scottish rugby logo

Scottish Rugby Union

£202,681
40,087
youthlink logo

YouthLink Scotland

£657,179
38,802

Youth Scotland

£372,248
5,781

Creative Scotland

£563,972
4,463

basketballscotland

£127,874
10,943
Ocean Youth Trust Scotland logo

Ocean Youth Trust Scotland

£40,757
64

CashBack for Communities Facilities Fund

£91,861
Working on Wheels logo

Working on Wheels

£5,275
1,235

Boxing Scotland

£40,352
109

Total 2008-2021

£3,389,573

111,819

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