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CashBack Gateway to Employment Wellness Retreat

Participants from CashBack Gateway to Employment enjoyed a three day health and wellbeing retreat in Stucktaymore where they focused on personal development. Participants from CashBack Gateway to Employment enjoyed a three day health and wellbeing retreat in Stucktaymore where they focused on personal development. CashBack Gateway to Employment is a bespoke employability project focusing on […]

20th September 2022

World Youth Skills Day 2022

CashBack partners featured at an employability event for HMP and YOI Polmont with a vision of ‘Transforming Youth Skills for the Future.’ CashBack partners Access to Industry, Celtic FC Foundation, Rangers Charity Foundation, and Barnardo’s Scotland joined with HMP and YOI Polmont to deliver an employability event in recognition of World Youth Skills Day. Other […]

25th August 2022

150 young people with their teachers standing in a group on a rugby field.

Schools of Rugby Tournament Day

CashBack School of Rugby, Falkirk High School, hosted a rugby tournament for schools from all over the surrounding areas. Falkirk High School P.E teacher, Neil Davies, organised a rugby tournament day with the help of CashBack Rugby Ambassadors and former pupils. The day was a great success with over 150 pupils playing at least 6 […]

28th July 2022

CashBack for Communities – open for funding!

Scottish Government have announced that £20 million in crime proceeds will fund community projects. The latest round of CashBack for Communities funding opens today, on 20th June. Community projects are set to receive up to £20 million over the next three years to continue supporting young people and communities most affected by crime under the […]

15th June 2022

Report highlights CashBack pandemic pressures, adaption and success

“The CashBack project has become a bit of a lifeline for some of our young people, it has kept them engaged and healthy.” – CashBack delivery partner Published today, Research Scotland’s report “CashBack for Communities – Focus on Covid-19” explores lessons from CashBack for Communities delivery partners during the Covid 19 pandemic. The report focuses […]

6th June 2022

2020/2021 Local authority information pages launched

CashBack for Communities delivers support, opportunity and activities across all 32 of Scotland’s local authorities. During 2020/21, and despite the impact of Covid-19 restrictions, the Fund’s 24 partner organisations worked with 13,978 young people across Scotland. The breakdown of activity by local authority, now available here highlights the wide range of work undertaken by CashBack […]

31st May 2022

Chance:2:Be launches in Govan

Scottish Sports Futures (SSF) Chance:2:Be Programme 3 Govan launched at the end of January with 7 young people attending every week. This programme is a personal development programme for young people aged 15+ who enjoy sport and physical activity and not engaging in education, employment or training. Throughout the 12 week programme we have been […]

31st May 2022

Go Fitba Easter Sessions

Young people all over Scotland took part in Go Fitba  during the Easter holidays. The young people enjoyed a healthy lunch before getting out onto the football pitch. The football sessions include; learning new skills, developing skills and having fun playing games. Boys and girls have the opportunity to make new friends, be active and […]

29th April 2022

CashBack for Change extends into HMYOI Polmont with YDance

YDance artists have been busy in HMYOI Polmont this year, working with young men and women as part of the CashBack for Change project.  We’d like to take some time to shine a light on those young men who have been part of the most recent Extend course. Extend is a qualifications programme where young […]

29th March 2022