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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.

September 2021 (ongoing)

"The Well Balanced Chair" Programme 2021

This 2021 programme, designed specifically for voluntary sector Chairs and Vice-Chairs, consists of six events spread over the year. Each session aims to help you develop the necessary skills you need to be an...
2nd September Online Management
October 2021

An introduction to creativity

Creative Help
As leaders, we are often told to think creatively to help improve our business. But we are never given the tools or resources to do so. Thankfully, creativity is a process: a way of thinking and behaving that...
27th October Online Management
November 2021

Robust Relationships: Your Board Your Organisation

This masterclass will examine the relationships between the Chair and the rest of the organisation, and provide examples of good practice as well as delve into conflict management.
16th November Online Management
December 2021

Being an Effective Chair: Role & Responsibilities

Whether your new in post, thinking about succession, or want to brush up on your skills, this masterclass will look at your core governance role as Chair; preparing for and chairing meetings, delegating...
14th December Online Management
February 2022

Income Generation: What A Chair Needs to Know

Having a clear fundraising strategy is essential for your organisation's financial sustainability and to keep it on track with its goals. Successful fundraising and income generation is supported by a whole...
3rd February Online Management
March 2022

Successful Strategies: A Chair’s Perspective

How involved should you be as a Chair in organisational strategy? Where does strategic end and operational begin?Join this workshop to understand your role, learn how to create effective strategies, and how to...
17th March Online Management