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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.

Support & learning blog

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Generated by Stable Diffusion. Prompt: a photograph of an astronaut riding a horse Tools like ChatGPT, Google Bard and Stable Diffusion have been hitting the headlines since the start of the year. Why all the hype about generative AI? We’re not all going to get replaced or turned... Read more

Loch Lomond and the Trossachs Countryside Trust or Trust in the Park as they are most well-known by, are an environmental and wellbeing charity working in the National Park Read more

In the Garnock Valley corner of North Ayrshire, Radio City Association (RCA) is a small charity with a big ambition. Read more

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

Audits of charity accounts are currently creating a headache for the third sector. There are several causes. But some charities can escape some of the headache with thought or careful planning. The issues with audits are UK-wide and not just confined to Scotland. There is a... Read more

The Green Action Trust’s expertise in environmental regeneration can make a huge difference in urban (and often deprived) communities. Read more

If you’re looking for ways to reduce your energy consumption – regardless of whether this is to reduce your carbon emissions, your bills, or both - it can be difficult to know where to start. Read more

Guidance on effective grant management relationships between Scottish Government and third sector grantholders. Read more

Tara Fitzpatrick from STV and Jon Brady from the Daily Record joined us at the SCVO Comms Network session in November 2022. Here are five top tips they shared with us for getting your stories in the media. Read more

We’re facing challenging times right now but there is lots of support out there for the 250,000 trustees across Scotland. Read more