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Steven Marwick, director of Evaluation Support Scotland, is challenging the Big Lottery Fund to focus on positive stories

 
Charlotte Bray believes her fellow travellers make the struggle of fundraising so worthwhile

 
Martin Johnstone thinks the Big Lottery Fund should design processes to focus more on the beauty of people and communities

 
David Davison warns that charities in local government pension schemes should prepare for more funding pain

 
Claire Carpenter believes the Big Lottery Fund in Scotland needs to invest in people and ideas to ensure social innovation can thrive in Scotland

 
Jackie Killeen explains how third sector organisations can help shape the Big Lottery Fund Scotland future spending priorities

 
Peter Hills-Jones believes the debate about chugging has reached stalemate

 
Ruchir Shah explains the significance of the crumbs the chancellor offered to the Scottish charity sector in his recent budget

 
Ministers don't understand the third sector, argues Debra Allcock Tyler in response to George Osborne's fifth budget

 
John Low from the Charities Aid Foundation says there were positives for charities in the budget, but the government needs to provide more detail