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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.

Community projects across Scotland will benefit from more than £3m of funding after the latest round of Big Lottery Fund awards was announced

​Charities have welcomed an announcement that men convicted of same-sex sexual activity before laws against it were scrapped will receive a full pardon

The Scottish Women’s Aid network was rocked this week when a charity quit over a row about a man appointed to its board

Activists have called on the Scottish Government to use new social security powers to eradicate child poverty

HMP Shotts is working with Alzheimer's Scotland in a bid to become Scotland’s first dementia friendly prison

Vulnerable and disadvantaged people in the UK are already suffering as a result of Brexit, a leading academic told a conference in Glasgow

Charities supporting former servicemen and women will share in a £600,000 funding boost over the next three years, the veterans minister has announced

Gender equality is a basic right that should be recognised every day of the year, equalities secretary Angela Constance has said

Girls as young as ten are being forced to men, often a lot older, in countries such as Afghanistan, Yemen, India and Somalia