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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
John Dickie, director of Child Poverty Action Group in Scotland, sets out the principles that will enable Scotland to combat the scourge of poverty

Dunedin Canmore has learnt valuable lessons in how to support tenants to pay their own rent under Universal Credit

Dan Corry from New Philanthropy Capital sees public attitudes to charities improving but organisations still need to work together

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

Charlotte Bray believes change is as good as a rest in the charity world

​Liz Kliskey is a member of various community groups in Callander and is fundraising for Marie Curie's Great Daffodil appeal.

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.