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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.

Sarah Thomson visited Malawi where she met with Mary’s Meals and saw the difference a daily meal is making to children the same age as her own


Clare Meakin, science engagement manager for National Museums Scotland, on why the organisation is on tour teaching science and technology to pupils


Carole Noble explains the social impact of the decline of our local environments

Victim Support Scotland member Janine Ewen wants to see case studies collected of those who have been through the Domestic Abuse Disclosure Scheme

Peter McGregor on improving employment prospects of young people who've experienced care

Susan Smith questions the impact of the latest charity campaign to persuade more Scots to foster

Mike Buonaiuto outlines his theory on how to create social change

Daniel Sinclair explores the implications of a recent Scottish court ruling the found a fostering couple should be classed as council employees