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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.

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Four Pillars said they face an "imminent threat of projected closure” following the loss of crucial funding. 

Sean J Morrow on how the crisis has impacted his charity – and the toll it has taken 

Community organisations are becoming vital as costs soar

Interest rates have risen 13 times in a row, to 5 per cent as of July 2023.

A series of ten calls to action were published alongside the report.

Coalition comes together to boost the sector

The increasing pressure on volunteers and attracting members of the public to provide unpaid work, were also flagged.

CAF has published new research with 621 charities, including more than 130 Scottish charity leaders. 

After tax and deductions frontline workers take home less than £20,000 a year.

Demand for their services and support is rising as are income and fundraising challenges and their own running costs.