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Funding Scotland

Supporting Scotland's vibrant voluntary sector

Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations

The Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations is the membership organisation for Scotland's charities, voluntary organisations and social enterprises. Charity registered in Scotland SC003558. Registered office Mansfield Traquair Centre, 15 Mansfield Place, Edinburgh EH3 6BB.

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Scottish Charity Awards

Awards in 2024 Applying for an award and award categories Key dates for your diary Useful information,Partnership opportunities Previous winners How you can contact us About,about the sector’s achievements and impact.,We are dedicated to championing voluntary organisations and supporting your work.,Changes to the 2024 Scottish Charity Awards Some of the things that people told us are: They had concerns


all about their organisation.,members because SCVO is a driving force within Scotland’s charity sector, championing its members’ work,all about their organisation.,and we encourage people to find out more about our services on our website.”,You're welcome to call us on 0800 169 0022 or drop us an email to

Career opportunities in advocacy

for a quarter of job vacancies on These services work with a range of people including,system and children and young people.,share their expertise and real life experiences The session will give you the opportunity to learn more about,So whether you’re completely new to the idea of working in advocacy or already working in this area and,looking to progress your career why not join us for an interesting and informative session!

The Gathering 2023

It's an opportunity for all the amazing people working in and with the voluntary sector to network, showcase,You can learn more about everything that went on at the Gathering in our 2023 round-up!,a part of the Gathering 2023 in-person Over two days on 7 and 8 November 2023, thousands of amazing people,from the voluntary sector and beyond will join us at Edinburgh’s EICC to connect, learn and be inspired,Book now If you have any questions about the Gathering, get in touch with

HR service

Sign in About the service The SCVO HR Service supports you with your HR needs.,We’re here at the end of the phone, by video call or email when you need us.,to your organisation and people.,I’m passionate about making HR more progressive and accessible for all.Outside of work I love musical,I would love to talk to you about your people and explore how we can support your organisation through

Scottish Third Sector Tracker

findings - Winter 2023 Waves 1-6 summary report - Spring 2023 Wave 6 findings - Spring 2023 Find out more about

Insights on better endings

‘We’ve tried everything to make this work, we’re out of options’.,It’s rarely just financial issues that are raising questions about the need for an ending.,And what about funders?,People are coming to us earlier in their journey towards a possible ending than they were when we started,We still get our fair share of these enquiries, but increasingly we’re finding people turning to us in

SCVO's work to become an anti-racist organisation

We live in a country and society where the status quo is stacked in favour of white people, we work in,All our HR policies have been reviewed through an EDI lens, with expert help from CEMVO, and our People,staff), and about applicants for jobs.,Thanks to member organisations who shared their time and expertise with us in Black History Month 2023,Read about diversity at the Charity Awards in this article.

Introducing data

Examples that charities might use are: How many people did we help last month?,young people supported finding long-term work is a good or bad figure.,It can also help us spot patterns in the lives of the people we work with and think about ways to help,Is anything changing about the situation of the people we are helping?,They might be: getting a better understanding of the people your organisation works withevaluating the

Mental health & wellbeing

Managing People Remotely Many of us have been working from home for a while now.,This will give everyone an opportunity to talk about how they’re feeling about work and more generally,Spotting mental health challenges in your team and how to address them More people are working from home,with menopausal people in mind.,a guide in 2018 for People Managers, all about the mental health and wellbeing of staff members