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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.

Evidence library

SCVO Third Sector Tracker Waves 1 to 6 executive summary

This report provides an overview of the key insights from the first six waves of the Scottish third sector tracker, from August 2021 to April 2023.

Trends relating to key challenges, financial health, service delivery, staffing and volunteering, and emerging needs have been identified, as well as insights into how organisations dealt with the crises that have affected the sector during this period, namely the COVID-19 pandemic and cost-of- living crisis.

Last modified on 4 March 2024