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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
 
Karen Birch, chair of Glasgow Women’s Library, is calling on the Big Lottery Fund to invest in the development of community-owned and run initiatives

 
Calum Irving explains why volunteering bodies across Scotland are rejecting the government's Community Work Placem

 
Gerry Conlon: he fought the law and injustice but bore the scars

 
Christine Duncan believes a new training method can give family members a way to help loved ones battling substance misuse

 
Duncan Dunlop explains why a decline in young people classed as Neet is good news for some but not for those with additional support needs

 
Pat Armstrong believes the Big Lottery Fund should be looking for ways to support third sector leaders in its new programmes

 
Alison Todd from Children 1st on the lessons we can learn from the Rolf Harris case

 
Sanne Velthuis believes the truth about real poverty is hidden beneath the latest government statistics and much more must be done to tackle the issue

 
Malcolm Streatfield explains why Scottish charities need to plan well ahead of their auto-enrolment date

 
Matt Forde argues that the conviction of Rolf Harris reminds us how important it is to work together to protect our children

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