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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
Susan Smith was sorely disappointed by how few women were successful at this year's Institute of Directors Scotland Awards

Alex Johnstone says the Scottish Conservatives are making tough decisions on welfare to ensure support is there for the people who really need it

John Nicolson argues that a strong team of SNP MPs will ensure a bright future for Scotland from Westminster

Duncan McNeil believes that poverty and ill health are not predestined for Scots with certain postcodes

​Angela Morgan says young people's personal development requires focused intervention beyond the classroom


Peter McColl explains what Scottish Green Party Westminster candidates can offer Scotland's third sector

Jeremy Glen explains how the rise in popularity of crowdfunding has led to financial regulation

Jenny Brotchie argues that in difficult times the third sector has a critical role in the shift toward a successful enabling state