The next closing date for applications to the CashBack for Communities small grants scheme is the 1st September 2015.
Cashback for Communities is a Scottish Government initiative that uses funds recovered from criminal activity to support positive activities for young people.
Through the scheme Volunteer lead youth groups in Scotland can apply for funding of up to £2,000 to enhance their programmes for young people and get their projects off the ground. The scheme can provide up to £1,000 to support the start up costs of new projects or groups or up to £2,000 to support projects run by existing local groups.
CashBack for Communities is a partnership of six national, volunteer-led youth organisations which are:
- The Scout Association
- Girlguiding Scotland
- Boys Brigade
- The Girls’ Brigade in Scotland
- Clubs for Young People (Scotland)
- Youth Scotland.
To be eligible the applicant needs to be a member of one of the six partnership organisations listed above.