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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
 
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

 
Allan Young explains why over 10,000 children in Scotland living in kinship care are being let down by a system which fails to recognise their needs

 
Melanie Ward works for a major international development charity and believes the third sector will be better off staying part of the United Kingdom

 
Jamie Livingstone explains how he coped living on £1 a day for a week, and how it compared to a life of poverty at home or abroad

 
Steven McAvoy, Enable welfare rights adviser, recounts an incident that highlights why benefits sanctions don't save money or help people find work

 
Financial discrimination of disabled people must end

 
Elspeth Molony explains why it's so important to recognise the symptoms of a mini-stroke

 
Jane Bruce feels as light as a feather after giving up her job as director of Venture Scotland