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

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.

Error 404

The requested page could not be found, it may have been moved or deleted.

What are the Scottish Government and Parliament’s Tax and Spending Options?

society; rather we need work out how to fund a fairer society.,Employment: Sustainable and meaningful paid employment is an extremely important way people can empower,Finally, in our response to the Scottish Government’s budget proposals for 2017-18, John Downie suggested,The power to do this resides in Scotland, and there is support for such a tax amongst some third sector,has discussed previously – see, for example,

SCVO Briefing – Creating a Fairer Scotland

Is Scotland Fairer?,as outlined in the Is Scotland Fairer?,Whilst we recognise this is a contentious issue, SCVO notes the view of Children in Scotland who support,In our submission to the Fairer Scotland employability consultation we argued that we need to put people,SCVO believes that we need to value all forms of contribution, not just jobs, and to tailor support to

Analysis of Scottish Government Programme for Government

Scottish employment support will be delivered from spring 2017.,This includes investment of £14.9 million in 2016-17 in supporting post-16 transitions towards employment,Support will also continue for the Employability Fund – supporting 11,650 places in 2016-17.,of volunteering and caring responsibilities.,This will be explored in the Fairer Scotland Action Plan, a document which will also respond in full

Briefing: issues for the third sector beyond 2016

Community Land Scotland: Support the progressive realisation of the right to adequate housing, employment,Alliance, Crossroads Caring Scotland and Shared Care Scotland: Support carers in and into employment,Victim Support Scotland: Long-term funding would facilitate secure and sustainable resources while additional,Capacity & Resilience Fund – Interim Report Briefing: public sector funding Creating a Fairer Scotland,: Employability SupportSCVO Response Employability, social justice and contribution discussion paper

SCVO 2016 Holyrood Manifesto - Key Themes

Taxation With the prospect of new powers over income tax through the Scotland Act 2012 and Scotland Bill,In SCVO’s submission to the Fairer Scotland employability consultation we stated that we need to put,people at the heart of employability support.,Our response to the Fairer Scotland consultation was informed by SCVO’s recently published employability,SCVO believes that we need to value all forms of contribution, not just jobs, and to tailor support to

SCVO Briefing - Scottish Labour Employment Debate

Fairer and Healthier Scotland) are welcome responses to the challenges outlined in this motion.,We must also recognise that an individual’s form of contribution, or employability needs, may change,Politically, Scotland is in the perfect policy environment within which to re-think, re-design and re-create,post-referendum, and a confident and respected parliament and government.,response to Devolution Committee Inquiry into Scotland Bill.

Creating a Fairer Scotland: Employability Support - SCVO Response

Our consultation response is broken down as follows: Context setting - new approach to employability,,led conversations around a Fairer and Healthier Scotland conversations, a Fair Work Convention and a,The key here is to value all forms of contribution, not just jobs, and to tailor support to each citizen,For example, in SCVO’s own experience with Community Jobs Scotland, the connection made with DWP Employment,Under the overarching “Fairer Scotland” banner, Scotland is in a position to rethink how it enables people

SCVO Response to Devolution Committee call for written evidence on the Scotland Bill

outlined in our previous response to the Committee remain.,Social Security and Employability SCVO and many others in the third sector have called for the full devolution,people, building on ambitions identified within the Fairer and Healthier Scotland national conversations,SCVO does not support any mandatory activity or conditionality within the Bill, including the notion,Clause 26 - Employment support Again, SCVO agrees with the Devolution Committee’s conclusion that clause