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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 Economic Actor

SCVO is calling for the Energy Bills Relief Scheme to be extended to voluntary sector non-domestic customers beyond March and for an urgent announcement of how off-grid voluntary organisations will be supported under the current scheme. If, as suggested, changes are to be made... Read more
About our response SCVO welcomes the opportunity to provide written evidence in advance of the oral evidence session with the Social Justice and Social Security Committee as part of the committee’s pre-budget scrutiny. Our submission draws on evidence from: SCVO support services... Read more
About SCVO  The Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations (SCVO) is the national body representing the voluntary sector (sometimes referred to as the third sector). We champion our sector’s social and economic contribution, provide essential services, and debate big... Read more
The Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations (SCVO) welcomes the opportunity to put forward proposals for the Scottish Government’s 2022/2023 Programme for Government.   SCVO is dedicated to creating a fair and sustainable operating environment for Scotland’s voluntary... Read more
Today the SCDI published the report and recommendations from the The Business Purpose Commission for Scotland. As a member of the Commission, I found the discussion fascinating in exploring the role of the public, private and voluntary sectors in delivering economic, social and... Read more
What’s your view of how purposeful business practices generally are in Scotland now? SCVO has supported voluntary organisations to make Scotland a better place since 1944. The past few decades have seen a significant shift to the ways the public, private and voluntary sectors... Read more
Foundation Scotland has been exploring the role of funders in tackling the root cause of problems rather than paying for lots of sticking plasters Read more
Scottish Government Cabinet Secretary Shona Robison argues for a broader view of what it means to be a prosperous economy and advocates for the role of the third sector in supporting that. Read more
Alastair Davis argues that the social enterprise sector can only achieve exponential growth in economic impact through mainstream its products and services within consumer and B2B markets. Read more
Neil McInroy explains how Community Wealth Building could provide the practical answer to transforming Scotland's economic system Read more