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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.

New powers can create meaningful changes for low income Scots in 2017, campaigners say

Despite being banned loopholes mean hunts still regularly take place

Grameen in the UK has secured £250,000 from Social Investment Scotland to provide micro-finance loans to community initiatives

Employers urged to pay their staff fairly as it emerges half a million Scots are paid less than the real living wage

​2017 will be a year of unrest for DWP vow campaigners

The Scottish budget marks a massive missed opportunity to use new tax powers to combat poverty

A social enterprise is appealing for donations to help them provide Scotland’s homeless with a Christmas dinner

More than 160 charities, unions and campaign groups have signed a letter asking Theresa May to abandon plans to scrap the Human Rights Act.

Environmental activist and Green MSP Andy Wightman has called for a more structured approach to grassroots and community campaigning

A major figure from Scotland’s third sector will spearhead the country’s efforts to tackle racism