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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.

Fraser Hughton outlines some of the challenges ahead for fundraising, but believes Scottish fundraisers will flourish regardless of the referendum

A new report suggests the main fundraising bodies can still do more to work together and should consider merging some funcations

Charity Bank reports an 83% increase in approved loans

£100,000 given to eight initiatives tackling alcohol misuse

Karen Birch, chair of Glasgow Women’s Library, is calling on the Big Lottery Fund to invest in the development of community-owned and run initiatives

​Research shows charities are now more likely to retain direct debit donors for longer

ScotRail offers cash grants for community groups

Four charities benefit from ex-merchant seaman's £1.2m gift

​The Bank of Scotland Foundation is offering charities £20,000

​Zero Waste Scotland launches scheme to recognise retailers who donate carrier bag levy to charities