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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.

Susan Smith

SCVO’s Journey to Net Zero – the Greener Gathering 2022

SCVO ran a Greener Gathering this year - find out more about what was involved and what it achieved  Read more

You might not see the link between climate change and your charity, but your funders do

Both statuatory and independent funders will soon be asking about charities' envrionmental impact. Make sure you're ready.   Read more

How to align your charity goals with like-minded corporates

Purpose is key to work-place satisfaction and the reason why people chose to work in the charity sector. Charities don’t have a monopoly on...  Read more

Crisis upon crisis – solving climate and cost of living crises together

The climate crisis seems less important than the cost of living crisis but the two are inter-linked, says Susan Smith  Read more

Climate Conscious charities are already protecting Scots

Enter the Scottish Charity Awards Climate Conscious Award and inspire others to take action  Read more

Put climate change on the agenda this Trustees' Week

Susan Smith explains the link between COP26 and Trustees Week  Read more

A new look for TFN with launch of monthly mag

Spring is in the air, and for Third Force News (TFN) this year, that heralds the start of an exciting new adventure as it gets ready to...  Read more