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Thursday 20 June  |  Radisson Blu, Glasgow  |  #ScotCharityAwards


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.

Scottish Charity Awards winners - 2009

Edinburgh’s answer to the Sistine Chapel sparkled as the third sector celebrated a year of achievement at this year’s TFN Scottish Charity Awards

Around 300 people from organisations across Scotland’s third sector and their supporters enjoyed the most glamorous Third Force News Scottish Charity Awards yet.

The event was held in the Mansfield Traqair Centre, home of the Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations.

The nave of the renovated church is one of Edinburgh’s most sought after venues, and guests soaked up the atmosphere on the night.

Alison Elliot, convenor of SCVO, hosted the evening and congratulated the voluntary sector for its reslience through difficult financial times.

A pre-dinner speech came from Alex Neil, minister for housing and communities and an after dinner slot from comedian Des Clarke.

The award winners were Bethany Christian Trust for Charity of the Year; RNIB for Campaign of the Year; Nari Kallyan Shangho for Community Action; RSPB Scotland and The Famous Grouse for Partnership; and David Noble picked up
the Charity Champion award for 20 years voluntary service to veterans’ organisations in Scotland.

Representatives of RNIB celebrate winning Campaign of the Year with the award sponsors Class Telecommunications, represented by Alistair Dutton

Staff from Nari Kallyan Shangho, winners of the Community Action Award, with their award sponsor Roger Parry of GMP Print

David Noble received the Charity Champion award from Paul Hughes of Digital UK with Dr Alison Eliot, SCVO convener looking on

Bethany Christian Trust were this year’s Charity of the Year and celebrated with Gordon Nelson, representing sponsors Danwood Scotland

Vince McErlane of CCLA celebrates the Partnership Award with staff from RSPB and the Famous Grouse

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