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Funding and grants | CashBack for Creativity Open Fund – Youthlink Scotland / Creative Scotland

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Closing date:
25 January 2019
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Applications now open for the CashBack for Creativity Open Fund. Apply for up to £10k to support creative learning opportunities for targeted young people. There is one deadline in 2019 of 25 January 2019.

Delivered in partnership with YouthLink Scotland, the Open Fund is a strand of Creative Scotland’s CashBack for Creativity programme. The CashBack for Creativity Open Fund will support organisations seeking small amounts of funding so that they can deliver creative activity to young people – primarily those young people living in deprived communities and who have traditionally found it hardest to access such creative opportunities.

We would like to see applications for projects that provide opportunities to as many young people as possible, should be fun, engaging and accessible. Projects will be expected to engage young people in a short-term project that builds their confidence, self-esteem, and enhances their wellbeing. Applicant organisations can apply for funding of up to £10k, to deliver up to 12 months of creative activity to young people aged 10-24.

Round Three April 2019 – February 2020
* Applications open 26 November 2018
* Application deadline 25 January 2019.
* Projects to be completed and reports submitted by the end of March 2020.
* Total budget for this round of funding will be around £300k

Local Authority Priority Areas
The Open Fund seeks to reach all Local Authorities in Scotland. However for this final round of the fund we are particularly interested in receiving applications from the following areas:

* Angus
* Argyll and Bute
* East Dunbartonshire
* Orkney
* Perth and Kinross
* South Ayrshire
* South Lanarkshire

For more information, go to www.youthlinkscotland.org/funding/cashback-for-communities/cashback-for-creativity-open-fund/

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