CashBack for Communities – open for funding!

Scottish Government have announced that £20 million in crime proceeds will fund community projects. The latest round of CashBack for Communities funding opened on 20th June.

Community projects are set to receive up to £20 million over the next three years to continue supporting young people and communities most affected by crime under the latest phase of funding (Phase 6). CashBack Phase 6 will run from 1st April 2023 to 31st March 2026.

Since the programme began in 2008, CashBack for Communities has taken funds recovered through the Proceeds of Crime Act and provided crucial support to around 1.3 million young people across all local authorities.

Phase 6 guidance, application form and information available at

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