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The voice of Scotland’s vibrant voluntary sector

Published by Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations

TFN is published by the Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations, Mansfield Traquair Centre, 15 Mansfield Place, Edinburgh, EH3 6BB. The Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations (SCVO) is a Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation. Registration number SC003558.

Robert Burns has been voted the public’s Great Scot, securing more than twice the votes of his nearest rival, the National Trust for Scotland has said

Martin Sime considers the appetite for local democracy reform and what it could mean for Scotland's third sector and communities

The lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex safe space will be stationed in the city during July’s Homeless World Cup

Fancy the ultimate ethical staycation? Why not visit one of these beautiful hotels and hostels that are run as not-for-profits for the greater good

A charity city farm has launched a major fundraising appeal to save it from closure

After a successful first 18 months in business, social enterprise The Workshop Aberfeldy has become a charity

One of Edinburgh’s most unique farms is set to expand this year and return to its organic roots

The National Trust, Help For Heroes and Cancer Research UK are the three most popular charities among UK runners


Charities who have the Queen as their patron wished her a Happy Birthday on Twitter with some lovely pictures of her charitable activities