Funding and Grants

CashBack for Creativity Open Fund

Youthlink Scotland

Deadline: 02 June 2017 at 13:00

CashBack for Creativity - Open Fund 2017/18

The CashBack for Creativity Open Fund seeks to create creative learning opportunities for the target criteria groups of young people to access and engage a range of high quality arts, screen and creative industries activities.

Applicants can apply for funding of up to £10,000.

Proposals must provide high-quality creative learning activities in the arts, screen or creative industries for young people aged 10 24-years-old 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); and/or
- Being unemployed, not in education or training; and/or
- Being excluded, or at risk of exclusion from school; and/or
- Being at risk of being involved in antisocial behaviour, offending/re-offending

Each proposed project will be expected to achieve the following outcomes for young people participating:
- Young people build their capacity and confidence
- Young people develop their personal and/or physical skills
- Young people’s behaviours and aspirations change positively
- Young people’s wellbeing improves
- Young people contribute positively to their communities
- Young people participate in positive activity

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Location: All Scotland

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The deadline is Friday 02 June 2017 at 13:00.

Creative Scotland

Crafts / Dance / Design / Digital Technology and Games / Education / Fashion / Equalities / Film / Festivals / Gaelic / Music / Scots / TV / Theatre / Traditional Arts / Visual Arts / Young People (aged 0 to 25) / Literature and Publishing