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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.

This year's Voluntary Action Scotland conference is looking to discuss ways local action can impact on everyday services writes chief executive Calum Irving

Oxfam has discovered four rich families are raking it in while Scotland's poorest queue up at foodbanks

Scots charities didn't call for abolition of the fundraising regulator, which has become a "whipping boy for failure"

Watch as Susan Bradley from Erskine explains why charities must learn to say thank you - and learn to say it properly

Sylvia Endmyre knows a bunch of disabled people for whom no challenge is too far whether its skydiving, bungee jumping or flying in gliders

Kelly Sleight examines the differences between the two main legal structures a new social good body may consider

​Court hears how cocaine addiction led to theft

​Could creating exclusive self-regulation for Scotland boost public confidence?