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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.

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

Ellie Hutchinson, 35, talks about her new role as an e-mentor for Women’s Worldwide Web

Tommy George on how Edinburgh Leisure's Positive Destinations is helping 150 young people to unlock their potential this summer


Tracey Bird sat on the judging panel of the Youth Philanthropy Awards at her local high school and was amazed with the results

Having an empathetic employer means James Cunningham has been able to bringing up a disabled daughter as well as continue working full time

Katie Rafferty on the achievements of the new anti-bullying service