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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.

​Charity regulator consults on SORP

​Online event praised by leading mental health charity

Lianne Lodge offers tips to anyone looking to follow in the footsteps of JK Rowling and set up their own charity

Pat Armstrong explains why Acosvo is creating a Scottish women leaders network to counter inequality of the sexes in the third sector

​Umbrella body undertakes root-and-branch review of its governance

Lorna Baird explains how social enterprises in Scotland are getting the opportunity to pitch to Asda and take their products mainstream

Meet Scotland's top third sector organisations, employees, campaigners and volunteers

Concern Worldwide has apologised to 25,000 of its UK donors and promised all money and charges incurred will be refunded


Susan Smith says Nicola Sturgeon may be feeling smug right now but the next Scottish Parliament term is not going to be plain sailing