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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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AGM 2023

AGM 2023 The 2023 AGM took place on Tuesday 5 December at 4pm online via Vimeo.,Thank you to all members who attended and voted at the AGM, and to all supporters who attended too.,documents Agenda for Annual General Meeting 2023 (PDF) 2022/2023 annual report and audited signed accounts,(link to webpage) 2022/2023 Impact Report (link to webpage) Minutes from 2022 Annual General Meeting,Got questions about our AGM? We'd love to answer your questions about our AGM.


Most of a governing body’s work is carried out through meetings.

AGM 2023 Livestream

View our livestream Useful documents Agenda for Annual General Meeting 2023 (PDF) 2022/2023 annual report,and audited signed accounts (link to webpage) Minutes from 2022 Annual General Meeting (Word)

SCVO Trustee Elections 2022

Who stood for election at the 2022 AGM?,I’m passionate about the potential of SCVO and our members and in truly positioning the voluntary sector,The chance to work in partnership with respected peers is rich.,, networking/influencing/negotiation I am passionate about the third sector and believe that my skills,Results were announced on Tuesday 6 December at 4pm during our annual AGM.

Decision making and governance

Once you’ve decided what your charity will do you need to think about how you’ll make decisions.,subscriptionsNo investment for members benefits Role of members Members can: Attend the Annual General Meeting (AGM,If you think there should be an election process at an AGM even if it is expected that attendance may,If so, work out a reasonable cost that won’t exclude the people you hope to involve.,In some charities there will be paid staff or volunteers who carry out the day-to-day activities or work

Spring Statement Briefing from SCVO and Volunteer Scotland

A review of Department for Work and Pensions guidance on volunteering and Work Capability Assessments,The Third Sector Tracker found that between August and December 2022, 93% of organisations reported rising,Levelling-up The UK Government’s funding for levelling up reached £2.08 billion in Scotland in 2022,,A recent report analysing data captured from Volunteer Scotland members at their AGM in November 2022,About Us Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations (SCVO) SCVO is the national membership organisation

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