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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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Westminster must give voluntary sector the support it needs to flourish

Alison Thewliss is asking the Chancellor to temporarily raise Gift Aid to deliver a much-needed financial boost to organisations

It’s time Scotland treated mental wellbeing support as a human right

Together, we can build a compassionate and caring society where no one must face their struggles alone.

The full impact of Covid on charities uncovered

Louise Meikleham explores OSCR research on the impact of coronavirus on charities in Scotland.

Commission calls for changes to make Scotland more resilient

The RSE’s Post Covid-19 Futures Commission is making several recommendations for decision-makers

Out with the old, in with the new normal

The voluntary sector has in some ways been thriving during lockdown, says Susan Smith, but what happens as lockdown lifts will shape the future. #NeverMoreNeede

Global poverty worsens after squandering a decade fighting it

Pandemic only worsens an already critically dire global scenario

Payment pains? There’s no magic cure but they can be treated

Dealing with property cost issues

Deaf ambition for 2021

Janis McDonald says a major climate change summit in Glasgow this year provides the chance to highlight inclusive communication on a global stage

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