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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:

SPFL Music Box talk about opportunities for music-making

SPFL Music Box is a youth music project taking place at 14 professional football clubs across Scotland delivered by the Scottish Professional Football League Trust.

Published: 20 Mar 2014

Justice Secretary joins with stars of rock and football to handover Fender guitars for young Scottish musicians

Justice Secretary Kenny MacAskill, leading Scottish rock musicians and a Football legend came together today at Hibernian Football Club to present young musicians with guitars donated by the Fender Music Foundation to a programme funded by monies seized from criminals.

Published: 18 Feb 2014

SPL Music Box is Back

After a highly successful first year, SPL Music Box is back. Over the course of the next 12 months, SPL Music Box, which is supported by Creative Scotland’s CashBack for Creativity Programme, will provide young people aged 10-16 with a chance to take part in free music making workshops at (...)

Published: 14 Feb 2014

Legendary Glaswegian photojournalist Harry Benson inspires young CashBack for Creativity participants with history of his work

Legendary Glaswegian photojournalist Harry Benson today delivered a presentation of his work to CashBack for Creativity participants and young people interested in photography, including students from schools, Higher Education and Further Education institutions.

Published: 14 Feb 2014

Young talented Scottish musicians receive support through CashBack for Creativity scheme

Culture Secretary Fiona Hyslop experienced first-hand today how cash seized from criminals is helping young Scottish rock, folk and blues musicians strive to achieve their professional dreams.

Published: 13 Feb 2014