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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.

Star Wars' fundraising force awakens

The Big Lottery Fund Scotland has opened new funding programmes which will see £250 million distributed in Scotland over five years

The Sheila McKechnie Foundation has opened entries for its 2016 awards for the UK's most impressive campaigners

​Leaked FRSB report reveals details on how many times and the frequency Olive Cooke was contacted by charities asking for cash

​Moves to divert VAT on women's sanitary products invokes social media backlash

Welfare inspectors seek mother of pups as they believe she will be distressed

Snéha Khilay considers why Christmas is a time of goodwill and whether we can feel the same way all year round

Charities will be able to raise money for specific campaigns and the donation button has been improved

A united front has been formed in the battle against a Westminster cash grab of Scottish Big Lottery cash

Susan Smith argues that changing how lottery money is distributed will force devolved governments to change their spending priorities