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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.

Latest Opinion
 
Matthew Linning, Head of Research and Evaluation at Volunteer Scotland, discusses new evidence on the impact of the ‘perma-crisis’ on youth volunteering in Scotland.

 
Yesterday I had the opportunity to attend the First Minister’s anti-poverty summit on behalf of SCVO. 

 
Young women in Scotland are struggling to access the healthcare they need and deserve

 
The election of a new First Minister and Cabinet always gives governments an opportunity to examine, change or refresh policy priorities. 

 
This week is Maternal Mental Health week

 
Now, more than ever, new models for funding the sector are needed.

 
This week (Monday 24 April to Sunday 30 April) is MS Awareness Week.

 
This is a fresh opportunity to join us and lead our board of experienced and talented trustees.

 
The new Charities Bill working its way through the Scottish Parliament offers opportunities for third sector organisations to strengthen their reputations, says legal expert Helen Kidd

 
Report highlights the role of imprisonment in creating, sustaining and deepening poverty