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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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Bank account comparison table

not-for-profit organisations with an annual turnover below £50,000) Free online and day-to-day banking services,CAF Cash Account Deposit cash at any Post Office, and RBS or HSBC.,Community Directplus Free online and day-to-day banking services when in credit Access to high street,branch network and at Post Office branches Account management online, by phone or by post Can apply,(for not-for-profit organisations with a turnover below £50,000) Free online and day-to-day banking services

Good HQ

what’s happening and what people are saying For more information on its origins, take a look at a blog post,written for Big Lottery Scotland about the uses of Good HQ and browse the blog posts written by Good,constructive comments to help charities improve Reviews may be better when collected as part of a particular service,it is challenging to get busy organisations to commit to updating information, even with easy self-service,routes and reminders We have taken the learning from Good HQ and adapted technology into other digital services

Support & learning

thinking of it as an option, our guide is here to help you with the process Digital How to deliver digital services,important to provide practical help and information which caters specifically to board members Information Service,The SCVO Information Service offers help for anyone setting up or running a voluntary sector organisation,recognition, capacity building, and professional education for the voluntary sector Find out more Latest posts,The latest posts from the SCVO information service.


SCVO’s new mediation service can help nip any thorny issues in the bud.,we run a third sector helpline which offers information, advice and access to a low cost mediation service,Read the service Scottish Mediation Third Sector information sheet for more info, or phone the helpline

Virtual tenancy

Virtual tenancy is a service we provide whereby an SCVO’s hub can be used as your organisation’s registered,As part of the service, your post is stored at your chosen hub which can then either be collected or,Another benefit of our virtual tenancy service is the exclusive offer of desk rental for only £15.00,This is not a service which we offer externally.,The cost for our virtual tenancy service is £30.00 per month. This is invoiced monthly in advance.

Making digital inclusion everyone’s responsibility: a roadmap for Scotland

For those of us delivering public services, we risk exacerbating existing inequalities by delivering,services digitally.,We’ve developed this post-pandemic roadmap to define where we’re at, where we need to go and the high

Terms & conditions

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New service delivery models

This page gives an overview of some key principles behind digital service delivery.,See this guide from Cast on the principles behind developing good digital services. ,Pinned posts that stay at the top of your feed are useful for this. ,quickly, a Twitter thread or ‘view-only’ link to a Google Doc is more accessible and just as quick to post,See also our blog post on questions about privacy and security when using Zoom.If you’re running a Zoom

Privacy policy

You may engage with one of our services through the website and choose to provide additional personal,Each of these services will have its own privacy notice, providing specific information about what data,For ease of access, you can browse the privacy notices for our main services here: Who we are The Scottish,To submit a request for your data, please contact us by email, post or telephone, please use the contact

Community building platforms

Then they have access and can post text, images and files to the group.,Every time someone posts a new question or starts a conversation others can reply, forming a ‘thread’,There are hundreds to choose from, including some common social media and messaging service platforms