This website uses cookies for anonymised analytics and for account authentication. See our privacy and cookies policies for more information.


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.

#NeverMoreNeeded resources

Ten top tips for lobbying

For guidance on engaging with local or national politicians to help them understand why your organisation is #NeverMoreNeeded, take a look at our top ten lobbying tips.

Press coverage tips for charities

We recently hosted a webinar with media professionals from Third Force News, BBC Scotland and Edinburgh Dog & Cat Home to discuss the best ways to get charity stories out there - and we've pulled together a press coverage Q&A to help your organisation share your impact.

Best practice for funders

SCVO is working with funders to support a collaborative, aligned response to coronavirus, both in the short and long term, to ensure the voluntary sector remains resilient through Scotland’s recovery. View some of our suggestions of best practice for funders during this time.

Tips for fundraisers

The Chartered Institute of Fundraising has created an online resource - 'Fundraising in the time of COVID-19' - which aims to offer practical suggestions on how to keep the supporter experience at the forefront of your fundraising despite the impact of coronavirus.

Are you a confident blogger?

A great blog post should inspire, encourage, motivate and captivate your audience - but it doesn't have to be difficult! Take a look at our top tips for blogging to get you started.

How businesses can support charities

Scottish society needs a thriving voluntary sector to support people when they need it most and so do Scottish businesses. Here are some ideas about how to support charity or community partners through coronavirus and beyond.

How members of the public can support charities

Charities need time, money and goods to ensure they survive coronavirus and can continue to provide essential services for people when they need it. Find out how members of the public can help support the sector.

How you can support social enterprises

Pick a gift that gives back from a Scottish social enterprise at Buy Social Scotland to help solve key social and environmental issues in our communities.

Top tips for engaging with businesses

For some useful tips on how to get businesses on board with your cause, take a look at our top tips for engaging with businesses.


To access recordings of any #NeverMoreNeeded themed online discussions we have hosted, visit our webinar page.

Social Media Assets

To access and download #NeverMoreNeeded graphics to use on your Twitter, Facebook or LinkedIn channels, view our social media assets.

Last modified on 22 November 2023
Was this page helpful?
Thanks for your feedback!