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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 with tag "Policy blog"

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 purpose though, staff across all sectors are motivated by the idea they are making the world a better place. In fact 83% of Millennial... Read more
SCVO will continue to work with TSIs and partners in the Scottish and UK Governments, as well as COSLA on these issues Read more
The Circular Economy bill will present opportunities and challenges for third sector organisations. Michael Cook explains what its about. Read more
The climate crisis seems less important than the cost of living crisis but the two are inter-linked, says Susan Smith 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
The Circular Economy 360 series is delivered by Social Investment Scotland and supported by Zero Waste Scotland. In addition to our live sessions will be sharing inspiring interviews from organisations across the globe and our resource pack information will help you on your... Read more
A rundown of what the team has been up to and what’s ahead in each area of interest for SCVO.  Read more
Last week, the UK Government launched its long-awaited UK Shared Prosperity Fund prospectus. But what does it mean for us in Scotland’s voluntary sector?  Read more
Neil McInroy explains how Community Wealth Building could provide the practical answer to transforming Scotland's economic system Read more
Working in partnership across sectors should be the backbone of Levelling Up. We now hope to see this outlined as a key principle in the new UKSPF prospectus due to be published imminently.  Read more