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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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#ChristiePlus10: Radical Scotland? Not yet, but we can be if we choose.

#ChristiePlus10: a series of expert blogs reflecting on ten years since the publication of the Christie Commission.

Holyrood 2021: what the voluntary sector wants

TFN's guide to charity election manifestos

What matters to the third sector in #GE2015?

In this blog, I take a look at what things you told us matter to you and the third sector in this election,Unsurprisingly, in both categories the top concern was the voluntary sector!,how Westminster decisions on devolved issues in England can affect what happens here both in terms of policy,enabled us to plan how we work with all political parties and to highlight to them your thoughts on their policies,engagement work into the 2016 Holyrood elections, so thank you for taking the time, and I hope this blog

The effectiveness of the self-regulation of fundraising in Scotland: an informal review

5.4.1 The political context 5.4.2 Fundraising in Scotland 5.4.3 Devolved policy 6.0 Conclusions 6.1 A,has therefore recognised the devolved and reserved dimensions of current practices, legislation and policy,Many contributors from Scotland noted the different legislation and policy environment in Scotland,,We have established a reference group chaired by a member of SCVO’s Policy Committee to oversee the process,(blog) [8] From OSCR’s Scottish Charity Surveys 2014 [9] As above [10] Rapidata (2015) Rapidata announces

SCVO response to Scottish Government Enterprise and Skills consultation

the space to realise how they can best contribute to society outside the traditional Beveridge-era categories,Contact Ruth Boyle Policy Officer Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations, Mansfield Traquair Centre,our governance and membership structures are democratic and accountable - with an elected board and policy

SCVO Briefing – Creating a Fairer Scotland

sector believe that the devolution of new powers to the Scottish Parliament offers the chance to take policy,the Scottish Parliament, we believe there exists an opportunity to adopt a ‘rights-based’ approach to policy,opportunity to do things differently, by adopting person-centred, human rights-based approaches to policy,Households in this category are also more likely to consume higher levels of sugars than more affluent,provides an opportunity to redress this situation and to pioneer new human rights-based approaches to policy

It's time to put Human Rights at the heart of Scotland’s constitution

CP rights are usually the focus, because this is the category of human rights protected under European,economic, social and cultural rights, we will, by definition, do a better job of tackling poverty The two categories,It was ESC rights the UN referred to when it said that UK Government austerity policies are a breach

SCVO response to Scottish Parliament Economy, Jobs and Fair Work Committee

Both big policy areas that the third sector in Scotland lead the way on.,A blog entitled Future of the Funds was set up by the Managing Authority (MA) to inform people but it,This is common throughout all categories of delivery with expenditure achieved to date in the Transition,Government would match at source based on their domestic policy programmes.,Contacts Alison Cairns, Head of European Affairs or Ruchir Shah, Head of Policy.

AI and the third sector

To my mind, these fall into three broad categories: new ways for charities to achieve their mission changing,Kendra Briken (University of Strathclyde), Tom Cheesewright ( and SCVO’s Policy

Developing this website

More positively; it was well-used - by people sharing posts by our policy team, reading pages about how,Relevant to the sector, media, MSPs and activists - campaigning, news, policy.,As a member of a third sector policy team or Trustee of a 3rd sector organisation, I need to put across,Existing blog posts would be ported over to keep a history of what has been published and to allow for,The facility to show blog posts, press releases, authors, related posts, and post categories was pulled