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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
Rebecca Curtis, fundraising officer for Lothian Autistic Society, likes to volunteer in her community – even if it freaks people out!

Jane Bruce is confused about all the lingo and the merits of the latest funding fads

Adrienne Airlie, chief executive of Martin Aitken & Co, questions which referendum outcome would be best for the third sector

TFN has joined forces with Saadia Usmani of Shor Communications to create this step-by-step guide to recruiting and managing celebrity supporters

Most people find a dog or a cat at Edinburgh Dog and Cat Home. But former volunteer, now centre manager David Ewing, found his wife and met a princess

The most important third sector message right now is why our society needs a strong, independent civil society

Gary Christie from the Scottish Refugee Council explores some of the attitudes that have led Scotland to turn to UKIP

John Brady, chair of the Institute of Fundraising Scotland, explains why being proud of fundraising is good for everyone involved in a charity

Steven Marwick, director of Evaluation Support Scotland, is challenging the Big Lottery Fund to focus on positive stories

Charlotte Bray believes her fellow travellers make the struggle of fundraising so worthwhile