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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 Digital participation

The Digital Participation Charter Fund was first launched 9 years ago in October 2014, but back then we called it the Challenge Fund. The Challenge Fund set out to support organisations that work closely with local communities to “digitising content, building digital networks or... Read more

According to the Bank of England, the prospect of a Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) introduces both opportunities and challenges. At SCVO one particularly opportunity and challenge identified is for individuals who have previously remained detached from the digital landscape... Read more

The pandemic was the beginning, a mass awakening to the numbers of people who were not online.  The cost-of-living crisis will see more people digitally excluded. Read more

Fife Council is the largest employer in Fife and the third largest council in Scotland. It is a mammoth task to support almost 18,000 staff with their digital skills to ensure a digitally confident workforce. To help meet the challenge their Digital Skills and Learning (DS&L... Read more

Children and young people are increasingly growing up with a large percentage of their lives lived and experienced either online, or facilitated by online activities and social trends. The most recent OfCom report on children and media use provides a wealth of information about... Read more

Amazing and inspiring digital transformation work has been happening all over Scotland for years. Join us to be part of a sustainable movement to build a digitally confident and inclusive Scotland. Read more

An inevitable and often dreaded part of digital inclusion projects in healthcare is monitoring and evaluation. The first question is almost always, ‘Who is this evaluation for?’ There are usually three primary intended beneficiaries, the service users, organisational management... Read more

Following the success of The Gathering 2022, John Fitzgerald reflects on the dilemma of holding in-person events. Earlier this month, we launched our new Digital Call to Action at an in-person event, ahead of an online launch a week later. After the in-person event, a few people... Read more

About SCVO The Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations (SCVO) is the national membership body for Scotland’s vibrant voluntary sector. We champion the sector, provide services and debate big issues. We’re passionate about what the voluntary sector can achieve. Along with our... Read more

What is clear from this cohort is that digital inclusion support is still a priority for a wide range of organisations. Read more