CashBack for Communities Youth Work Fund

YouthLink Scotland, the national agency for youth work, is now receiving applications for the latest round of the Scottish Government’s CashBack for Communities Youth Work Fund for projects delivered between 1st April 2019 and March 2020

We welcome proposals for the delivery of targeted youth work activity programmes which provide diversionary youth work activities for young people aged 10 to 24 who face one or more forms of disadvantage as listed below:

  • Living in areas of deprivation (priority will be given to projects working in communities within the top 20% SIMD)

  • Being unemployed, not in education or training;

  • Being excluded, or at risk of exclusion from school;

  • Being at risk of being involved in antisocial behaviour, offending/re-offending.

A total of £700,000 is available.

The closing date for applications is 1.00pm on Friday 7th December 2018

More information on the latest round of the CashBack Youth Work Fund, grant criteria and details is available on the YouthLink Scotland website: 


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