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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.


Inflationary pressures impact both the voluntary sector and the communities the sector works with

We collect evidence and share actions that can create the funding security essential for a sustainable voluntary sector which can survive the running costs crisis, support people through the cost-of-living crisis, offer Fair Work, support volunteers, and deliver quality outcomes.

Find out more about how SCVO can support your organisation with our #RunningCostsCrisis campaign.

Latest briefings & policy papers

The latest #RunningCostsCrisis briefings and policy papers from the policy team. Read more

Latest consultation responses

The latest #RunningCostsCrisis consultation responses from the policy team. Read more

Contact us

If you have any questions on the Running Costs Crisis, want to discuss our calls in more detail, or believe you have evidence, resources, or experiences that could support our work, please contact Sheghley Ogilvie, Policy & Public Affairs Officer.

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Get involved

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