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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.

​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

An agency that works with charities has been rapped by a regulator for sending out unwanted clothing donations bags


​Volunteer Edinburgh's event is expected to attract over a thousand potential volunteers to charities, social enterprises, and the public sector

They may know first hand the importance of good causes, but a third of people who work for them don't give any cash to charity

A highland social enterprise that has made beds for royalty for nearly two centuries has signed a major two-year agreement with City Building Glasgow