CashBack Annual Report 2020-21
The CashBack for Communities Youth Work Fund Annual Report 2020-21 has been published, detailing the impact of youth work in communities across Scotland during and beyond the Covid-19 pandemic.
A total of 166 organisations received awards, sharing over £772,000 to allow youth work organisations to respond quickly to some of the major issues experienced by young people over the past 18 months.
The fund is delivered in partnership between Scottish Government, Inspiring Scotland and YouthLink Scotland.
As a result of the fund, over 3,600 young people reported increased levels of confidence and resilience, while 2,693 experienced positive changes in their behaviour.
Since participating in CashBack-funded activities, 473 young people have taken up a volunteering role in their local area, while 3,183 felt more connected with their local community.