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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.

Lesley Franklin on the benefits of volunteering for students

Daniel Adams on Mary's Meals' Turkana Appeal

Sean Duffy says the third sector has a vital role to play in supporting the education system

Josephine Querido says the next generation need support to help them battle climate change


Katie Ferguson says it’s time to listen to young people and empower them to lead the real change needed to prevent bullying

Adam Bennett, 22, talks about his experiences as a trustee with Scouts Scotland

Jonathan Christie responds to a new report which shows volunteering needs to adapt to be fit for the future

The First Minister’s National Advisory Council on Women and Girls (NACWG) was created as a catalyst for change to tackle gender inequality in Scotland

Robina Qureshi responds to the news that 39 people have been found dead in a lorry in Essex