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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.

 
The complaint comes ahead of a vote on divestment next week.

 
"The growth we’ve witnessed from them across the last decade has been tremendous - they epitomise the definition of a successful social enterprise"

 
Housing associations prove their worth

 
Colleagues grew suspicious

 
Former workers at a Women’s Aid charity in Glasgow which has been forced into liquidation have warned women’s lives are at risk after the service’s closure. 

 
This month TFN investigates the mysterious closure of a vital charity, celebrates Volunteers Week and looks at how a meat-free lifestyle could become the norm

 
Govan is an area of high deprivation

 
A Welcome Home Project to support new tenancies post-homelessness and a collaboration with Dunfermline based voluntary organisations are making a difference in Fife

 
“Volunteering is priceless but I think it is important to recognise that its estimated value to the Scottish economy is £2.3 billion.”

 
Organisations have failed to resource hiring volunteers