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2017-2020 Evaluation and Animation

2017-2020 Evaluation and Animation

and case study reels covering the project activity for CashBack for Communities. We are also delighted to release an animation which succinctly captures the impact of the programme, the scale and power of change it has successfully brought to many thousands of young people in Scotland. Transforming lives and continuing to give hope for a better tomorrow.

2017-2020 Evaluation and Animation

Virtual visit to HMYOI Polmont

Virtual visit to HMYOI Polmont

Taking part in a virtual visit with new CashBack partners to mark the start of the next phase of the programme, Justice Secretary Humza Yousaf said:

“CashBack is a unique and potentially life-transforming programme that helps expand young people’s horizons and supports them to realise their ambitions and reach their full potential.”

Virtual visit to HMYOI Polmont

£19 million CashBack funding allocated

£19 million CashBack funding allocated

Youth projects share cash seized from criminals.   Projects for disadvantaged young people will share £19 million seized from criminals. New organisations to benefit from the latest round of CashBack for Communities funding include Eden Court arts project in Inverness and the Mayfield & Easthouses Youth 2000 Project. They will work closely with young people from areas of deprivation to provide them with positive opportunities to raise their attainment and aspirations.

£19 million CashBack funding allocated

Life changing opportunities

Cabinet Secretary for Justice Humza Yousaf MSP Celebrates the impact of Prince’s Trust Development Awards have had on young people’s lives

The Cabinet Secretary for Justice Humza Yousaf MSP, joined young people in Glasgow to see and hear how The Prince’s Trust Scotland Development Awards has provided over £500,000 of funding for more than 2,000 young people in the last two years.

Life changing opportunities

Life changing opportunities

Cabinet Secretary for Justice meets CashBack participants

Humza Yousaf, Scottish Government’s Cabinet Secretary for Justice, met with young people to discuss their experiences of being involved in CashBack for Communities projects.

Life changing opportunities

Life changing opportunities

Minister for Community Safety visits Girls School of Football

Ash Denham, Scottish Government’s Minister for Community Safety, visited Gracemount High School in her South Edinburgh consituency to meet with some of the young girls taking part in Scottish Football Association’s CashBack-funded Girls Only School of Football.

Life changing opportunities

£110,000,000 committed to supporting Scotland’s Young People from 2008 to 2023

Project Spend in 2015-2016

£5,730,839

Project Spend relates to the funded expenditure of CashBack for Communities delivery partners. Other Community Initiatives funded by Proceeds of Crime monies, programme management, and other programme expenses are not included in this analysis of project spend. For further details of total CashBack for Communities and Community Initiatives expenditure please refer to the Scottish Government website.

Activities in 2015-2016

233,268

Activity number represents the number of activities and opportunities that young people have taken advantage of as a result of CashBack for Communities funding. It should be noted that CashBack for Communities partners may have worked with some of the same young people over a number of financial years. Therefore the total annual activity and opportunity figures might not directly correlate to the number of individual young people who have been involved with CashBack for Communities.

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CashBack for Communities

Since 2008, £110 million recovered under the Proceeds of Crime Act has been committed to the CashBack for Communities Programme and other community initiatives. The programme has funded over 2.5 million activities and opportunities for young people.

Aberdeen

Project Spend in 2015-2016

£156,778

Activities in 2015-2016

3,992

Aberdeenshire

Project Spend in 2015-2016

£125,710

Activities in 2015-2016

9,385

Angus

Project Spend in 2015-2016

£78,013

Activities in 2015-2016

3,255

Argyll and Bute

Project Spend in 2015-2016

£116,944

Activities in 2015-2016

4,356

Clackmannanshire

Project Spend in 2015-2016

£77,918

Activities in 2015-2016

3,159

Dumfries and Galloway

Project Spend in 2015-2016

£159,975

Activities in 2015-2016

10,057

Dundee

Project Spend in 2015-2016

£293,141

Activities in 2015-2016

4,692

East Ayrshire

Project Spend in 2015-2016

£123,960

Activities in 2015-2016

5,046

East Dunbartonshire

Project Spend in 2015-2016

£90,546

Activities in 2015-2016

3,202

East Lothian

Project Spend in 2015-2016

£118,479

Activities in 2015-2016

8,020

East Renfrewshire

Project Spend in 2015-2016

£57,453

Activities in 2015-2016

3,054

Edinburgh

Project Spend in 2015-2016

£523,943

Activities in 2015-2016

25,541

Eilean Siar

Project Spend in 2015-2016

£76,540

Activities in 2015-2016

526

Falkirk

Project Spend in 2015-2016

£156,016

Activities in 2015-2016

6,668

Fife

Project Spend in 2015-2016

£284,768

Activities in 2015-2016

16,781

Glasgow

Project Spend in 2015-2016

£1,132,284

Activities in 2015-2016

24,857

Highland

Project Spend in 2015-2016

£243,824

Activities in 2015-2016

9,217

Inverclyde

Project Spend in 2015-2016

£100,042

Activities in 2015-2016

2,042

Midlothian

Project Spend in 2015-2016

£112,765

Activities in 2015-2016

4,923

Moray

Project Spend in 2015-2016

£80,007

Activities in 2015-2016

4,191

North Ayrshire

Project Spend in 2015-2016

£170,175

Activities in 2015-2016

8,151

North Lanarkshire

Project Spend in 2015-2016

£202,359

Activities in 2015-2016

9,011

Orkney

Project Spend in 2015-2016

£68,135

Activities in 2015-2016

2,092

Perth and Kinross

Project Spend in 2015-2016

£108,045

Activities in 2015-2016

4,715

Renfrewshire

Project Spend in 2015-2016

£149,815

Activities in 2015-2016

4,297

Scottish Borders

Project Spend in 2015-2016

£184,878

Activities in 2015-2016

13,708

Shetland

Project Spend in 2015-2016

£53,777

Activities in 2015-2016

1,836

South Ayrshire

Project Spend in 2015-2016

£112,901

Activities in 2015-2016

10,271

South Lanarkshire

Project Spend in 2015-2016

£176,841

Activities in 2015-2016

12,443

Stirling

Project Spend in 2015-2016

£153,290

Activities in 2015-2016

5,155

West Dunbartonshire

Project Spend in 2015-2016

£118,441

Activities in 2015-2016

2,274

West Lothian

Project Spend in 2015-2016

£123,079

Activities in 2015-2016

6,351

£110m

committed from the proceeds of crime

32

local authorities impacted

> 2.5m

activities provided for young people

69%

of young people from 20% most deprived areas in Scotland

CashBack Off the Bench launches

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10th February 2021