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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
Tressa Burke, chief executive of Glasgow Disability Alliance, explains why her organisation is objecting to the community empowerment bill

The housing bill has many pros but a few cons too, says Shelter Scotland's Fiona King.

The head of policy and public affairs at Marie Curie Cancer Care on why now is the time for a national conversation on death and dying.

Adi Newman felt dejected after losing his job but now the voluntary group he set up is a big part of the community.

Peter Scott, chief executive of Enable Scotland, writes about taking part in a debate at the Gathering with Alistair Darling.

Andy Milne, chief executive of Scotland's Independent Regeneration Network (Surf), sees grounds for optimism in MSPs report on Scotland's regeneration strategy

Michelle McCrindle, chief executive of Food Train, spoke at the Gathering, following Alex Salmond's speech on the third sector in an independent Scotland.

Jane Bruce quit her job as director of Venture Scotland to become a Clore Social Leadership fellow. Her TFN blog follows her through the highs and lows.

Jobs & Business Glasgow's Clare Ferry outlines just how valuable a board can be to a social enterprise

Kirstie Shirra, freelance writer and campaigner, and a director of Take One Action film festival on how to use our passion to change the world.