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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.

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Coronavirus and its impact on the Scottish voluntary sector – what do we know so far? (May 2020)

This briefing gives a summary of some of the key issues that Coronavirus is having on voluntary organisations,gathered by third sector organisations and infrastructure bodies seeking to understand the impact of Coronavirus,All research and insights shared with us will be collated in our searchable Evidence Library: https:/,/ The briefing covers: Funding

Social sciences responding to COVID-19: research and policy hub

Research hub showcasing some leading examples of research, think-pieces and policy analysis across the,full spectrum of the social sciences which contribute to understanding and tackling the impacts of the coronavirus

Keeping the Doors Open: What do older people's community groups need to recover from the impact of Covid-19?

the main challenges they are facing and find out more about their experiences over the course of the coronavirus,energy bills securing core funding Report:

Loneliness doubles during coronavirus lockdown

The Mental Health Foundation has found a quarter of Scottish adults are feeling lonely

Call for top-level probe into deaths of disabled people during pandemic

Questions raised over use of do-not-resucitate notices

Why the voluntary sector is a key asset in our communities

tackling digital exclusion Provides social care and housing Undertakes vital medical and environmental research,and communities Over the last two years our sector has also been at the heart of the response to the Coronavirus,s book, Charities, Scotland & Holyrood: Twenty Years Delivering Change or the many voluntary sector policy,The policy team at SCVO have been working with the TSI Scotland Network to develop an introduction to,be hosting a joint event at Scottish Parliament where we will share this document with MSPs, party researchers

Coping with stress during Covid-19

A new study has detailed the methods of how people are getting by during the coronavirus pandemic

Coronavirus and its impact on the Scottish Voluntary Sector: a review of literature

June - August 2020 Download a PDF version of this research paperDownload Introduction This paper presents,It includes research published primarily by Scottish voluntary organisations and infrastructure bodies,and people and communities specific research.,,We lobby government on policy issues, create jobs for young people and support organisations to embrace

Sudden drop in donations to children’s and animal charities

New research has shown charitable giving has shifted dramatically towards support for hospitals and the,NHS since the coronavirus lockdown

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