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Funding Scotland

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.

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Disclosure (Scotland) Act 2020 – accredited body fees and proposals for discounting: PVG scheme consultation

recent years from 26% in 2018 to 22% in 2022.,The report also references a survey conducted by the Volunteer Action Plan Cost of Living Task Group,,to sustainable and inclusive volunteering which the Scottish Government committed to in the 2022 Volunteer,This is a big change from 2020/21, when 72% of Scottish charities decreased expenditure.,, and undertake vital environmental and medical research.

Cost of living crisis: SCVO and Volunteer Scotland briefing for MPs

Based on a range of evidence, including Volunteer Scotland’s recent research report, ‘Testing our Resilience,The findings from the latest wave of the Scottish Third Sector Tracker from summer 2022 show the impact,In the Scottish Third Sector Tracker’s Third Wave, published in Spring 2022, 62% of organisations said,In a Scottish Government survey in May 2021, 44% of volunteer involving organisations reported insufficient,However, a Scottish Government survey of volunteer involving organisations in 2021 showed that many volunteers

SCVO response to the Finance & Public Administration Committee: Scotland's public finances in 2023-24 - the impact of the cost of living and public service reform

SCVO policy submissions, engagement, and research with the sector throughout 21-22. ,The Scottish Third Sector Tracker SCVO’s State of the Sector statistics 2022.,In 2020/21, 40% of charities spent more than their income in 2020/21, with that rising to 46% of smaller,For example, the 2022/2023 Scottish Budget reduced the Third Sector Budget Line by £800,000, to £25.8,The Scottish Budget is an opportunity to provide greater security for staff, volunteers, and the many

SCVO response to pre-budget scrutiny 2023/24: the impact of human rights budgeting

The Scottish Third Sector TrackerSCVO’s State of the Sector statistics 2022.,The 2022/2023 Scottish Budget and the Resource Spending Review did not progress these calls.,For example, the 2022/2023 Scottish Budget reduced the Third Sector Budget Line by £800,000, to £25.8,Government’s Draft Budget 2020-21: Valuing the Third Sector’.,In our recent research on the Scottish Government’s funding of voluntary organisations, organisations