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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.


Christy Delafield on Mercy Corps' ongoing aid programme in Syria


Monica Middleton on Oikocredit and how it is making a social and economic impact in disadvantaged parts of the world

​Linsay Chalmers outlines the key issues raised at the Scottish Land Reform Conference 2016, and argues that communities owning their land is vital

Martha Caddell on the need to determine Scotland's role within the UN sustainable development agenda

​Charlotte Bray looks back on the risks and rewards of her decision to turn her passion for volunteering into a full time job

​Julia Hutchison explains why charities should be addressing the coming threats posed by climate change

Maggie Lennon says that FM’S Declaration of EU Principles gives a shout out to agriculture but it could mean Cold Comfort Farm for the third sector