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North 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

£910
1

Impact Arts

£36,320
37

National Autistic Society

£4,886
1
Scottish Sports Futures logo

Scottish Sports Futures

£35,541
38
Scottish Football Association logo

Scottish Football Association

£5,850
28

YDance (Scottish Youth Dance)

£18,959
15
youthlink logo

YouthLink Scotland

£32,237
54

Youth Scotland

£25,054
124

Total 2020-2021

£159,757

298

Partner investment in North Ayrshire (2008-2021)

Project Spend

Activities

Creative Scotland

£186,186
1,583

Impact Arts

£86,311
177
Prince's Trust Development Awards logo

Prince’s Trust Scotland

£164,511
664

National Autistic Society

£35,931
6

basketballscotland

£64,100
2,877
Scottish Football Association logo

Scottish Football Association

£365,376
8,772
Scottish rugby logo

Scottish Rugby Union

£291,155
35,521
Scottish Sports Futures logo

Scottish Sports Futures

£267,438
6,173
youthlink logo

YouthLink Scotland

£417,402
6,686

Youth Scotland

£164,191
8,176
Ocean Youth Trust Scotland logo

Ocean Youth Trust Scotland

£23,854
33

CashBack for Communities Facilities Fund

£764,126
Working on Wheels logo

Working on Wheels

£5,275
linkup logo

LinkUp

£82,277
333

Boxing Scotland

32

Action for Children

5

Access to Industry

£910
1

YDance (Scottish Youth Dance)

£18,959
15

Total 2008-2021

£2,938,002

71,054

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