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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.

More than half of 11-18 year olds volunteer compared to just over a quarter of adults, new research finds

​The government cash is to be used by headteachers in any way they see fit to reduce the attainment gap between pupils from rich and poor backgrounds

New devolved welfare powers should be used to increase Child Benefit MSPs have been told

The first minister is offering to mentor one lucky young woman for a year as part of a competition run by Young Scot

NSPCC Scotland calls for Sexual Offences Act which bars teachers having sex with 16 and 17 year-old pupils to be extended to sports coaches and youth workers

The charity has put out a request for more help in the Edinburgh area

Charities reiterate call for child benefit to be topped up £5 per week by Scottish Government

Save the Children awarded £500,000 to support work with child refugees in Serbia

Youth projects across Scotland are turning detective to uncover the amazing stories behind some of the country’s forgotten heroines

Glasgow City Council is encouraging its staff by committing to offering them paid leave if they become mentors for the city's care experienced pupils