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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.

Jackie Brock says Scotland's children's sector has proven it is strong enough to influence parties ahead of the Scottish Parliament election


Liam Stevenson pulls no punches as he tells how TIE is tackling LGBT-phobia in our schools

Duncan Dunlop says with only 7% of people who have been in care going straight to university from high school something had to be done

Unicef on how innovation can work for children

Young people's minister on how the third sector can help make Scotland the best place to grow up in

It's our duty to help refugee children


After one month in my new role I've realised that working for a charity isn't an easy job

Susan Smith argues against knee-jerk reactions to the demise of Kids Company and says Scottish charities must be allowed to get on with their jobs