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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.

Open Door Webinars

Open Door Webinar 1

A discussion about the implications of coronavirus for Scotland's voluntary sector with Cabinet Secretary for Communities & Local Government Aileen Campbell MSP, #NeverMoreNeeded campaign lead Susan Smith and SCVO Chief Executive Anna Fowlie.

https://youtu.be/HkAlJ_bVDhA

Open Door Webinar 2

This Q&A session with COSLA President Alison Evison and GlasgowCVS Chief Exec Ian Bruce explored the joint approach to service delivery by the public & voluntary sectors during the coronavirus pandemic, lessons learned & next steps.

https://youtu.be/yzgzzVs0SoM

Open Door Webinar 3

This webinar featured speakers from Inspiring Scotland, The National Lottery Communities Fund and Corra discussing lessons learned from funding the voluntary sector during the coronavirus pandemic.

https://youtu.be/Yr0jVV9SSGA

Open Door Webinar 4

This webinar featured a Q&A with National Clinical Director Professor Jason Leitch and focussed on public health issues for voluntary sector organisations emerging from lockdown due to coronavirus.

https://youtu.be/6CYPUx_JbmQ

Open Door Webinar 5

This webinar with RBS' Fraud Analyst Alasdair Stewart and SCVO Cyber Resilience Coordinator Alison Stone focussed on fighting fraud and cyber crime in Scotland's voluntary sector.

https://youtu.be/14z-7gRxjBE

Open Door Webinar 6

This webinar with Jamie Hepburn MSP, Geoff Leask, Sean Duffy and Susan Smith covered how we can ensure the voluntary sector has a role in supporting people to find work post-coronavirus.

https://youtu.be/ws-eGmZ0fCE

Open Door Webinar 7

This webinar covered the concept of good governance, diversity and recruiting new trustees.

https://youtu.be/UNxV6tmJbRI

Open Door Webinar 8

This webinar covered the concept of trustees as employers.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fg_Devx7JdU&t=498s

Open Door Webinar 9

This webinar covered good governance and difficult decision making.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wX1BSm0cuNA

Open Door Webinar 10

This webinar was a second Q&A update with National Clinical Director Professor Jason Leitch.

https://youtu.be/A1u7bNCgidw

Open Door Webinar 11

This webinar featured discussion with staff from the Scottish SPCA on creative ways to approach fundraising in 2021.

https://youtu.be/lOfZfdFrwAg

Open Door Webinar 12

This webinar featured a Brexit discussion with Mike Russell MSP - Cabinet Secretary for the Constitution, Europe and External Affairs - SCVO Chief Executive Anna Fowlie and Mhairi Snowden from Human Rights Consortium Scotland.

https://youtu.be/KLG2w7_bhgY

Open Door Webinar 13

This webinar provided an introductory overview of why charities are at risk, from whom and what, and more importantly, what they can do to prevent this. 

https://youtu.be/RIpt1Y87gtA

Open Door Webinar 14

This webinar looked at the importance of building strong board relationships - and how mediation can help.

https://youtu.be/UJsFjtd0zY0

Open Door Webinar 15

A discussion on the benefits of partnership between the voluntary and public sectors working in employability.

https://youtu.be/c3DVB9kOZz8

Open Door Webinar 16

Join our special guest host Brain Taylor as he asks Willie Rennie, Patrick Harvie, Nicola Sturgeon, Anas Sarwar and Douglas Ross their thoughts on the role of the voluntary sector ahead of the 2021 elections:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-UJxD83e_v4

Open Door Webinar 17

At this event SCVO was joined by Nick Addington, Chief Executive, William Grant Foundation and Carolyn Sawers, Acting Chief Executive, Corra Foundation to reflect on funding practices over the past twelve months and have interactive discussions on what has worked well, what could be better and what can we leave behind.

https://youtu.be/PjivF5sVun8

Open Door Webinar 18

This webinar covered the variety of new training available from the Open University and SCVO.

https://youtu.be/UHE90c657Bk

Open Door Webinar 19

This good governance webinar with SCVO Trustee Network & Aberdeen Standard Capital explored why trustees should look strategically at climate change, with practical pointers on how to get started.

https://youtu.be/MppzwgtugsY

Open Door Webinar 20

This event brought together some of Scotland’s funders to discuss reserves, what they are for, and how they are built, maintained and deployed in good times and bad.

https://youtu.be/mEffBUXcVr0

Open Door Webinar 21

This event featured speakers from SCVO, Public Health Scotland and the Scottish Community Development Centre discussing the very latest guidance as well as practical advice, tools & resources to help you get your service up & running.

https://youtu.be/ToSzES_zYuE

Open Door Webinar 22

Ben Twist, chief executive of Creative Carbon Scotland, Carol Mack, chief executive of the Association of Charitable Foundations and Teresa Bray, chief executive of Changeworks chat to Susan Smith about the role that the voluntary sector can play in tackling climate change. 

https://youtu.be/XK_DGiypBuQ

Open Door Webinar 23

SCVO Trustees Network & Aberdeen Standard Capital hosted this good governance webinar about the importance of board diversity and young trustees.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mRd9F_fqcEA

Open Door Webinar 24

SCVO's Parliamentary Officer Craig Wilson chats to Matt Leach from Local Trust & the Community Wealth Fund Alliance:

https://youtu.be/8nIyaJ3NeKI

Open Door Webinar 25

Experts from Brodies LLP discuss the pros and cons of relocating, reducing property portfolios or finding new workspace post-pandemic:

https://youtu.be/JYpmRTh-yp4

Open Door Webinar 26

In this webinar Flexibility Works joined SCVO HR and Digital colleagues to discuss flexible working options in a post-pandemic world:

https://youtu.be/cLuyoIq6oks

Open Door Webinar 27

Discussion about the pros and cons of VAT registration, what is exempt, when you can and can’t recover VAT and which reliefs are available for charities in Scotland.

https://youtu.be/Xv6gKyjFaRU

Open Door Webinar 28

There has never been a greater need for board members to think differently and to revisit their strategic approach, so this online event is an invitation to begin a conversation within the sector on this important topic.

https://youtu.be/P_twZe81foM

Open Door Webinar 29

SCVO Trustee Network webinar in partnership with Rathbones: Charity trustee roles and responsibilities with speaker Kenneth Pinkerton, Legal Director - Charities and Third Sector at Brodies LLP.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wSw3_xRWOgE
Last modified on 6 April 2022
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