Supporting Scotland’s vibrant voluntary sector

Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations

The Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations is the membership organisation for Scotland's charities, voluntary organisations and social enterprises. Charity registered in Scotland SC003558. Registered office Mansfield Traquair Centre, 15 Mansfield Place, Edinburgh EH3 6BB.


The CashBack for Communities Programme takes monies recovered through the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 and invests them into community programmes and activities largely, but not exclusively, for young people at risk of turning to crime and antisocial behaviour.

The programme funds partner organisations to deliver, monitor and report on initiatives across all 32 Local Authority Areas in Scotland. Organisations must have a proven track record of delivering activities and opportunities to young people, families and communities most affected by crime.

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Geographical areas funded: Scotland

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Capital, Revenue

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Who can apply

Applications are invited from a variety of entity types, including registered charities and companies limited by guarantee or shares.


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When to apply

Closed. The fund was open between 16 May and 28 June 2019.

How to apply

Guidance and application form available on the website.

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Activites funded: Advice & information Citizenship & community involvement Education & training Employability services Sport & physical activity Recreation & social activities Justice, equality & law

Beneficiaries funded: Children Offenders & ex-offenders Victims of crime & abuse Young people

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