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CashBack for Creativity

The Zombie Project, Ferguslie, Paisley

About the Project

CashBack for Creativity is part of the Scottish Government’s CashBack for Communities initiative, which has seen over £45 million recovered through the Proceeds of Crime Act, reinvested back into communities to benefit Scotland’s young people. £3 million has been allocated over three years towards arts, music and dance activities.

Latest stories from CashBack:

14 Organisations Awarded £800,000 Cashback for Creativity Funding

CashBack for Creativity today announces that 14 organisations across Scotland will benefit from CashBack for Creativity Strategic funding from 2014-16, as part of Phase 3 of the programme.

Published: 05 Nov 2014

Cashback for Creativity Phase 3 Launched Today

Today, Thursday 17 July, 2014, Cabinet Secretary for Culture and External Affairs, Fiona Hyslop joined young filmmakers, musicians and dancers who are developing their career skills thanks to the confiscated funds from criminal activity.

Published: 17 Jul 2014

Great Feats talk about their Cashback for Creativity work

Young people not in education, training or employment, are referred onto this innovative dance programme in Edinburgh.

Published: 07 Apr 2014

Edinburgh Mela 'G-Force'

Young people from North Edinburgh learned circus, breakdancing and parkour skills, and performed at Edinburgh Mela 2013.

Published: 02 Apr 2014

Dance on; Dundee! talk about their Cashback for Creativity work

The Dundee Dance Partnership offer a Cashback for Creativity programme reaching young people and families from across the city.

Published: 26 Mar 2014