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Next Phase of CashBack funding opens!

New CashBack funding opportunities announced

The CashBack for Communities Programme funds partner organisations to deliver, monitor and report on initiatives across all 32 Local Authority Areas in Scotland.  Applications are invited from organisations who wish to become a CashBack Partner for Phase 5 of the programme which runs from 1 April 2020 to 31 March 2023.  Organisations must have a proven track record of delivering activities and opportunities to young people, families and communities most affected by crime.

Next Phase of CashBack funding opens!

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

Life changing opportunities

CashBack for Communities Annual Report 2017-2018

CashBack for Communities Annual Report 2017-2018 now available.

Life changing opportunities

£92,000,000 committed to supporting Scotland’s Young People from 2008 to 2020

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, £92 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 nearly 2 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

Who we are

CashBack for Communities is a Scottish Government programme which takes funds recovered from the proceeds of crime and invests them into free activities and programmes for young people across Scotland.

Who we are

£92m

invested from the proceeds of crime

32

local authorities impacted

2m

activities provided for young people

75-97%

of young people precipitating across the four Employability programs moved into positive desintations

Impact Arts’ CashBack to the Future summer 2019 programme..sign up!

Young people in Scotland are invited now to sign up for an unforgettable summer of creativity this July on Impact Arts’ CashBack to the Future programme. CashBack to the Future will offer free masterclasses in visual arts, digital art, music, drama and performance to 12-19 year olds facing barriers to inclusion. Workshops will run this […]

5th June 2019

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

Of the 2000 plus young people who have received a Development Award, we estimate that around 81% have reported an increase their confidence, 77% have reported an increase in their skills and 81% have reported an increase in their general wellbeing The Cabinet Secretary for Justice Humza Yousaf MSP, joined young people in Glasgow yesterday […]

22nd March 2019