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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.

Shirley Otto explores what all charities can learn from a recent investigation of governance within feminist organisations

John Downie believes the third sector will have a major role in creating a fair and prosperous nation whatever the outcome of the referendum

TFN poll suggests readers think independence is the best future for the third sector

Social businesses are worth over £35m in South Ayrshire

Melanie Ward works for a major international development charity and believes the third sector will be better off staying part of the United Kingdom

Charities are disappointed the government has not created stronger laws to channel £9bn of public cash

Over 1,400 jobs will be created through the latest round of Community Jobs Scotland

Third sector bodies are calling on MSPs to create strong public spending laws that will help create a fairer society

Find out who’s going places in the third sector