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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.

Val Surgenor takes a closer look at the impact of the general data protection regulation (GDPR) on fundraising and marketing.

​#GivingTuesday the global celebration of charities is coming back to the UK this year on 29 November

Charities should be able to pay trustees to improve standards of governance says a new report from New Philanthropy Capital

Rebecca Curtis-Moss, in her role as a digital communications trainer, offers up her favourite examples of charities doing a good job of using digital technology

Susan Smith argues the CAS review highlights extreme examples of some common governance issues facing many charities

​Heather Lamont advises charities on the best way to respond to falling interest rates

Charities recouped a record £1.26 billion in Gift Aid tax relief last year – 20% more than they did five years ago

Maggie Lennon argues that civil society might not be best suited for navigating Brexit without some genuine assurances from the government

Charities must proactively work with fundraising agencies to ensure public trust in the industry is restored