This website uses cookies for anonymised analytics and for account authentication. See our privacy and cookies policies for more information.

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.

The third sector’s economic contribution and development seems to be too often overlooked

Steve Plummer gives his view on what he sees as an ominous harbinger in Scottish social care

There’s no shame in having debt, and it’s completely understandable to be stressed and anxious about it

Derek Mitchell on how debt touches every aspect of our lives

Fiona King argues that the 2024/25 Scottish Budget misses a critical opportunity to make further progress on child poverty

We are sending too many to prison and our overcrowded facilities are doing little to help rehabilitate offenders, argues Annie Mauger-Thompson

Erica Young: "do we believe a person’s ability to secure a job is enhanced or diminished by hunger?"

Ensuring your organisation is prepared for a cyber attack is easier than you might think

Citizens Advice Scotland's recent campaign on energy bills, Worried this Winter?, ended on Wednesday.

Our workforce makes a huge contribution across Scotland, offering a lifeline to people, families, and communities as the cost-of-living crisis bites. This lifeline shouldn’t need to be extended to voluntary sector staff.