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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.


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The Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations (SCVO) and the Charity Learning Consortium (CLC) are proud to announce their new partnership aimed at supporting learning and development in the voluntary sector. SCVO, the national membership organisation representing and... Read more

Hazel Crombie, shares how trustees can go the extra mile to support fundraising within their organisation. Read more

Earlier this year I wrote about our HR & Employment Support Service six months after launch. Now, almost a year after launch, I have been reflecting on how the service can make a more long-term impact within the sector. As well as supporting our voluntary sector colleagues with... Read more

Anderson Strathern is delighted to become a new partner of the SCVO legal service which offers free legal advice to SCVO members. I am personally thrilled that our firm has committed to providing this level of support for Scotland’s third sector. I chose to specialise in advising... Read more

This week is Mental Health Awareness Week. It’s a brilliant initiative, anything that brings mental health issues into focus should be applauded. But when you think about it, it’s also a bit of a strange idea. Why do we need to have mental health awareness events? Every single... Read more

As the pandemic swept across the country SCVO realised that our voluntary sector colleagues were struggling to manage the impact on their organisations and especially their people. 'HR' was the second most popular search term on the website. Knowing how often guidelines and... Read more

For nearly 12 months now we have all been encouraged to work from home if we can. The town and city centre offices where many of us had been based are now largely empty spaces, lying dormant, waiting on our return one day. As the months have drawn on our thoughts have shifted to... Read more

On Thursday 15 October, SCVO Credit Union and our international counterparts will come together to celebrate International Credit Union Day and the role that financial cooperatives play in improving the communities they serve and the lives of their members the world over. This... Read more

The rescheduled SCVO Credit Union AGM will now take place online at 4pm on Wednesday 13 May 2020. The AGM presents a unique opportunity to hear about the work of the SCVO Credit Union over the past year. As well as growing our membership to a record level, we have: Extended our... Read more

To our valued members, We take the health and safety of our members and employees very seriously. As the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic continues to affect people and businesses across the country, we want to share some of the actions SCVO Credit Union is taking to help protect... Read more