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Enjoy some TFN back issues!

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TFN is doing its bit to break the boredom and the tension of the lockdown by opening up our archive. Using our new e-reader format, we have uploaded our first 10 magazine editions - from August 2018 to May 2019.

As well as providing a unique and useful chronicle of the charity sector in Scotland, TFN magazine also features in-depth and exclusive articles. This is the first time many of these pieces will have appeared online.

So go on – take a look!


Edition 1: August 2018

August 2018 features: TFN focus on charity status; Shelter Scotland at 50; profile of Belu Water's Karen Lynch ... and more

Edition 2: September 2018

In September 2018's edition: the charity retail revolution; TFN focus: life below the breadline; profile of Aileen Campbell ... and more

Edition 3: October 2018

October 2018 saw us feature Tom Hunter's reflections on the Kiltwalk; aid agencies after the Oxfam scandal; TFN focus: foundation giving ... and more

Edition 4: November 2018

In November 2018 we looked the findings of our survey of Scottish charity trustees; we found out about Doddie Weir's MND charity; we also met a number of sector leaders: Allyson McCollam, Anna Fowlie, Rory Muir ... and more

Edition 5: December 2018

In December 2018 we celebrated 10 years of Inspiring Scotland and 80 years of the Royal Voluntary Service - we also celebrated the third sector workers who work over Christmas; TFN focus was on Abused Men In Scotland (AMIS) ... and more

Edition 6: January 2019

January 2019's edition was our cyber special. We looked at cyber-security for charities, digital fundraising, on-line service delivery and digital exclusion ... and more

Edition 7: February 2019

The February 2019 edition contained analysis of some original research conducted by SCVO, along with a visit to Scotland's Bravest Manufacturing Company and a look at the global health of civil society... and more.

Edition 8: March 2019

March 2019's edition saw an International Women's Day feature, along with a focus on TSIs with commentary from Helen Macneil and Aileen Campbell; we also look at a campaign for food justice... and more.

Edition 9: April 2019

Along with an in depth look at the possible effects of Brexit on the voluntary sector, April's edition profiled The Lens, the Scottish Centre for Conflict Resolution, Jasvinder Sanghera... and more.

Edition 10: May 2019

As well as celebrating the finalists from the Scottish Charity Awards, this edition looks at the gender pay gap, Glasgow charity Achieve More Scotland, Capital Sci-Fi Con... and more.

Edition 11: June 2019

We celebrate two notable anniversaries, here: 20 years of Scottish devolution, and 30 years of Stonewall; we profile Phillip Ullman (Cordant Group) and Michelle Mitchell (cancer Research UK)... and more

And don't forget our three most recent editions...

TFN April 2020 edition

TFN May 2020 edition

TFN June 2020 edition



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