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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.

The UK relies on volunteering like never before

Foundation targets those who need it most

The cafe has been closed since March after claims that workers were sacked for taking part in strike action.

More than 90% of organisations report rising costs in at least one area.

A video emerged of Zion Projects chair and trustee Danny Stupple calling Islam “a very strong force of spiritual wickedness”.

The charity could be facing a charge of £85 per day to be able to operate.

The new Charities Bill working its way through the Scottish Parliament offers opportunities for third sector organisations to strengthen their reputations, says legal expert Helen Kidd

Among arrears on essentials, energy bills were a particular pressure point for clients last year. 

The move has been welcomed by those working in the charity and voluntary sector. 

Campaign leads to funding reversal