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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.

Posts tagged Banking

SCVO is working closely with UK Finance (the membership body for the banking and finance industry), charity and community representative organisations, and banking providers across the UK on a Community Banking Project to assess and propose solutions for some of the banking-related issues affecting charity and community organisations.  Read more

Last year, the temporary debanking of Nigel Farage sparked a public discussion around access to banking. Questions around who should have access to banking, and the consequences of losing access, permeated public discourse. The situation brought much needed media attention to... Read more

Banks are supposed to provide essential services that enable voluntary and community groups to run their organisations, deliver vital services, and safeguard money received from donors, grants and fundraising. However, the reality is that many of these services are increasingly... Read more

Scottish National Investment Bank - SCVO response to Scottish Government 01 November 2018 Download a PDF version of this document Our position The Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations (SCVO) welcome the proposals for a National Investment Bank. The Bank should be closely... Read more