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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:

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

Young Edinburgh filmmakers inspired by Xpress Yourself project impress Justice Secretary

Young people from Edinburgh were joined today (Monday 18 February) by the Cabinet Secretary for Justice, Kenny MacAskill, as they edited films they have made on a project run by Screen Education Edinburgh and supported by Creative Scotland’s CashBack for Creativity programme.

Published: 13 Feb 2014

Cashback for Creativity's JUMPCUT talk about their work

JumpCut creates opportunities for young people in the screen industries through the CashBack for Creativity programme.

Published: 19 Dec 2013