Since 2008, £130 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.
£20 million CashBack for Communities
More than £130 million from proceeds of crime invested to support young people to date.
Projects supporting young people are to receive up to a total of £20 million of funding recovered from the proceeds of crime.
CashBack Partners work to support children’s rights
The CashBack for Communities programme aims to recognise, respect and promote children’s rights. These include rights to be treated fairly, to be heard and to be as healthy as possible.
The Scottish Government’s vision is a Scotland where children’s human rights are embedded in all aspects of society. With support from Inspiring Scotland, CashBack for Communities partners have worked to formally embed children’s rights across their projects.
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.
A fantastic week of showcases for CashBack to the Future summer participants took place across Impact Arts venues in Glasgow, Edinburgh, and North Ayrshire. CashBack to the Future is Impact Arts’ highly successful youth diversionary programme which aims to provide young people from disadvantaged backgrounds with opportunities to engage in artistic pursuits. Through workshops, mentorship, […]
CashBack Green Futures is a new trauma-informed, needs-led, employability service for disadvantaged young people. It provides community-based 1-1 and group support combining employability training alongside developmental and outdoor/environmental activities. The service works to reduce the risk of (re)offending, improve mental health and wellbeing, and prepare young people for work. CashBack Green Futures has a strong […]