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:

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

CashBack for Creativity Programme

This programme ran until 2020, reinvesting moneys reclaimed from criminal activity, into supporting projects which provided access to high quality experiences in all art forms for young people (0-25 years) in communities where there is an identified and demonstrated need.

Published: 02 Apr 2012