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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.

Nick Sladden of Baker Tilly expects to see more measures to prevent charities being used for tax avoidance in Wednesday's budget

Investigation launched into rising public complaints about fundraising

​Over £200,000 in funding has been awarded to veterans' charities and a project to commemorate the first world war

Europe's first ethical finance hub is set to be opened in Scotland

The Scottish Government has announced £2.5m funding for charities working to tackle child poverty

CSV has announced it is to shut 12 learning centres outside Scotland with up to 110 jobs being lost.

Scottish charities that spent more than they earned last year still believe their organisations will prosper this year.

Scotland’s third sector income has reached almost £5bn for the first time, proving how vital charities are to economic recovery.

Over two thirds of charities registered for Gift Aid are now making their claims online, according to HMRC.

An annual income rise of 6% in 2013 is good news for Scottish charities but professional fundraisers mustn't get complacent says David Cunningham