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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.

November 2020

How to lead from a position of vulnerability

Creative Help
As humans, we sometimes hold onto the metaphor of a leader being someone who leads from the front: standing strong in the face of adversity, with all the answers and a firm plan. But what if we don’t have the...
4th November Online event Management

Online - Get started with fundraising: building capacity to raise funds

SCVO
Competition for funding is fierce, funders receive more and more applications every year and so it is vital you know where to begin whenunlocking potential funds for your organisation.This online course is...
5th November Online event Funding & finance

Scotland’s voluntary sector: preparing for Brexit

SCVO
With Brexit to take full effect on 31st December 2020, there remain many unanswered questions about what impact this will have on Scotland’s voluntary sector and the communities they operate in. In this SCVO...
5th November Online event

Children in Scotland Virtual Annual Conference Week

Children in Scotland
Join us for five days of sharing, learning and connecting as we celebrate the Scottish children’s sector.
9th November Online event

Telling It Like It Is - Effective Copywriting

Arts & Business Scotland
This training session is aimed at anyone looking to improve their copywriting skills to support their fund-raising activities. Offering a combination of project-based, hands-on writing exercises with tips...
10th November Online event

Scottish social security - an introduction

CPAG in Scotland
This short course provides an introduction to benefits delivered by Social Security Scotland. It is aimed at advisers and other workers who have little or no knowledge of benefits.The course covers:• What...
10th November Online event Social justice & poverty

Read all about it! Press coverage tips for charities

SCVO
You may know that your organisation is #NeverMoreNeeded – but are you getting your story out there? SCVO is part of the UK-wide #NeverMoreNeeded campaign which aims to help remind decision-makers of how...
10th November Online event

Scottish social security - an update

CPAG in Scotland
This course looks in detail at the benefits delivered by Social Security Scotland, including the forthcoming Scottish child payment. Aimed at advisers with a working knowledge of the benefits system, it...
11th November Online event

Older Veterans' Awareness training

Age Scotland
Do you work or volunteer with a community group or service that supports older people, or armed forces veterans? Our free training can boost your ability to include and support older veterans.There are around a...
11th November Online event

Online - All things financial: annual accounting and external reporting

SCVO
This online course withPamela Redpathwill look at the format and purpose of annual accounts and the Trustees’ Annual Report.It can be studied as a standalone course or in conjunction with the two otherAll...
11th November Online event Funding & finance