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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 Partnership

Rachel Le Noan blogs on the importance of the voluntary sector's voice in Europe, and how you can have your say. As daily news reminds us, world politics and dynamics are powerful and have consequences for us all, no matter where we live. Next year won’t be an exception with... Read more
SCVO response to the Scottish Parliament Economy and Fair Work Committee's consultation on Assessing the impact of the Procurement Reform Act About our submission We have undertaken substantial scoping work and engagement with voluntary organisations to inform our position on... Read more
SCVO's policy and public affairs team braced ourselves for a busy start to the year – you may recall my blog from December. We've needed to continue to raise the profile of immediate issues affecting voluntary organisations, such as the escalating energy costs and... Read more
About our submission SCVO is pleased to provide evidence for the Scottish Government's ‘National Outcomes review in 2023.’ Our submission builds upon our previous response to the Finance and Public Administration Committee in April 2022. We highlight the important contribution... Read more
Scotland’s National Performance Framework (NPF), a policy tool that sets out Scotland's National Outcomes and 81 Indicators as specific measures of progress, is currently under review. At a time when a new policy framework or strategy emerges every week in Scotland with little... Read more
About our response The past few years have been a whirlwind of escalating crises. The climate crisis, COVID pandemic, and the cost-of-living crisis have heightened existing inequalities, and the unequal impact of these crises mean the most marginalised and vulnerable communities... Read more
About our response The Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations (SCVO) welcomes the opportunity to submit evidence to the Finance and Public Administration Committee's inquiry into the Scottish Government’s Public Service Reform programme. The Scottish Government’s... Read more
Summary Over the past 18 months SCVO has worked with its members, as well as partners across local and national governments, to gather information and data on collaboration and partnership working across sectors. Evidence from these reports can be found throughout our submission... Read more
Download the PDF version of SCVO's submission Download About our submission SCVO welcomes the opportunity to respond to the Finance and Public Administration Committee’s inquiry into the National Performance Framework (NPF). Here, we provide supplementary evidence alongside that... Read more
About our submission SCVO welcomes the opportunity to respond to the consultation on the Scottish Government’s Resource Spending Review. Our submission is split into two parts: a summary of our response and our full response. Our submission draws on evidence from: Recent... Read more