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

Perhaps you were trying to find one of the pages below:


Funding Scotland Policy & influencing We recognise that funding is one of the key priorities across the,Other funding policy and influencing More information Running Costs #EssentialSector Guide to finding


honoured not only to be part of the Scottish Charity Awards this year, but to win two of the categories (Campaign

Asthma and Allergy Foundation

We also deliver educational workshops to schools, universities and Advocacy: The AAF advocates for policies,They work to increase funding for asthma research, improve access to care, and promote policies that,Public Awareness Campaigns: The AAF conducts public awareness campaigns to raise awareness about asthma,These campaigns include events, social media campaigns, and outreach to schools and community organizations,educational resources, support groups, advocacy efforts, healthcare provider training, and public awareness campaigns

Podcast - 20 years delivering change

months to catch up with some of the organisations featured and chat about their contribution to the campaigns,that have helped form policy in Scotland over the last two decades.,in=scvo-1/sets/charities-scotland-and In our first episode, SCVO's Senior Policy Lead Jenny Bloomfield,Lead Jenny Bloomfield chats to Helen Todd - Campaigns and Policy Manager at Ramblers Scotland.,Lead Jenny Bloomfield chats to Fiona King, National Campaigns & Policy Manager for Shelter Scotland.

Make Renting Right

Over the past 10 years, the charity has campaigned for and worked towards positive changes across the,Graeme Brown, director at Shelter Scotland, said: “We have always engaged with private renting policy,Brown continued: “We built a well-evidenced case for reform, through research, policy papers, public,Shelter Scotland ran its Making Renting Right campaign during the legislative process, building support,Politicians from all parties were urged to sign up to the campaign and their photos published on the

Scottish Wildlife Trust

The Trust successfully champions the cause of wildlife through policy and campaigning work, demonstrates,From major species and landscape projects, to managing wildlife reserves, community engagement and campaigning

Free Personal Care for Older People

Age Concern Scotland led a lengthy campaign to introduce free personal care for older people in Scotland,The campaign received widespread media coverage.,Free personal care was engrained in Scottish policy, the result of the combined power of democracy, devolution,A Scottish Parliament Health Committee inquiry in 2005 concluded that the policy enabled more people,His widow Amanda Kopel campaigned for free personal care to be extended to everyone who requires it,

Planning for EU Exit (Brexit)

Through our #EUareValued campaign we are encouraging organisations to ensure their staff, volunteers,The campaign includes regularly updated guides for employers and EU citizens, factsheets, posters and,SCVO campaigned against a no deal Brexit If you are an SCVO member our Professional Networks can help,You can find SCVO blogs, SCVO policy briefings and press releases on Brexit topics here.,More information and policy analysis can be found at the Scottish Centre on European Relations, an independent

#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...


Webinars Take a look at recordings of all the #NeverMoreNeeded campaign webinars and events.

Get involved

Collaborate with us and our members to develop and promote voluntary sector policy perspectives for Scotland