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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.

​Volunteering has given Isabelle Kelly the shot in confidence that she needed, as well as a new found hobby

The co-chairman of Nordoff-Robbins Music Therapy in Scotland (NRS) pulls no punches

Whet your appetite and go to foodie heaven with our list of nine of the best ethical food and drink producers in Scotland

The work of one of Scotland’s most tireless equality campaigners was celebrated at the first ever Scottish LGBTI awards

Alastair Keatinge explains how becoming a charity can bring tax reliefs or new sources of funding to sports clubs

Nordoff Robbins Scotland has struck a fundraising deal with energy company SSE

Edinburgh is one of the most generous cities in the UK with more than 50 per cent of people donating money to emergency appeals to help the world’s poorest


Edinburgh Zoo is host to a brood of cute meerkat pups – for the third time this year