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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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I Love Charity

of 2018, the third sector was rocked by a fall in public trust and damning headlines of unacceptable charity,In reality, public trust in charities is still high in Scotland – 73% of those questioned in an SCVO,survey in November 2017 strongly or tended to agree that charities are trustworthy.,So, at SCVO, we took the bull by the horns and launched the ‘I Love Charity’ campaign in February to,inspire trust in charities.

HR service

I’m Lorna.I’ve worked with SCVO for just over two years, and I absolutely love it.,Before that, I developed my HR experience within the retail sector, where I also got my CIPD qualification,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,I love helping people so when a role in HR came up, I decided to go for it and haven’t looked back!

Burness Paull

Burness Paull is able to bring experience from across a huge range of legal specialisms, including charity, Emma Maxwell, who coordinates the firm’s offering to SCVO members, says: “I,Having been involved in assisting with the pro-bono helpline since I was a trainee, I always enjoy having,I also love that you just never know what the issue is going to be and can get asked to help with a wide

Scottish Charity Awards winners 2022

Scottish Charity Awards winners - 2022 We announced the winners of the Scottish Charity Awards 2022 at,Age is no barrier for Nan who, at 80 years old, continues to be a much-loved, valued and appreciated,I love my volunteering role as it gives me as much satisfaction as I hope I give the clients that I support,Affected by Alcohol and Drugs leads Routes, a programme that works with young people affected by a loved,Ian said: “It is with absolute humility and delight that I accept this Scottish Charity Award 2022.

Spittal village hall

Although it's a lovely building (it used to be the village school) it was in quite a state of disrepair,My husband took five trailer-loads to the recycling centre and many items were given to local charities,When I first applied for funding, I didn't really have a clue, but I have a background in management,We have quarterly coffee mornings in aid of a charity.,We had a charity morning for Cats’ Protection and a local dog rescue charity.


Scottish Charity Awards winners - 2018 Congratulations to our amazing Scottish Charity Awards 2018 winners,Charities and individuals from across Scotland have been recognised for the life-changing difference,We received over 13,000 votes for the People’s Choice Award so I would also like to thank all those who,contributed to the evening by voting for their favourite charity.,: Ewan Aitken, CyreniansCharity Champion: Fiona Shapcott, Kids Love ClothesCracking Campaign: PrEP for


Scottish Charity Awards winners - 2017 The winners were announced at the glittering Scottish Charity,Council for Voluntary Organisations (SCVO), the Awards celebrate the amazing work that people within charities,Laura said: ‘I feel so honoured to receive the Charity Champions Award.,Joe Pike, Gordon’s husband, said: “I would love to have seen the expression on Gordon's face as he was,I would have loved to have heard the speech - the powerful speech - he would have given.


Elaine said: “I feel so proud to win the Charity Champion category of the SCVO Scottish Charity Awards,This has been an incredibly difficult time for all charities and I am honoured to receive this award,I believe Eilidh was really looking down on me when I won – Eilidh’s name means ‘Light’ and her light,Carers & Dementia Services; Vintage Vibes, addressing isolation in over 60’s; Employment Training, in a lovely,Bridie said: “I would like to say how humbled I am to win this award, however, I am delighted for the


Scottish Charity Awards winners - 2021 We announced the winners of the 2021 Scottish Charity Awards at,Drugs – Click and Deliver Naloxone Over the last ten years, nearly 10,000 families in Scotland lost a loved,He said: “I am absolutely delighted to receive this award.,In doing so, the team has helped people stay connected with loved ones, access support and home-school,Charity of the year AND People’s Choice Award – Edinburgh Children’s Hospital Charity (ECHC) Covid-19


I learn from participants on every course I deliver and I build that learning into my materials.”,Lindsay loves having a front row seat as pieces of the jigsaw fall into place for folk who attend her,Before going freelance she was a senior manager in several different Scottish charities.,Outside of work Shaun loves to take his dog Alfie and his family on cycling adventures or to the Pentlands,He has previously been a Trustee and Chair of Trustees of a Charity.