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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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What we've learned so far

 practical support to keep people safe in the community.,The loss of major annual fundraising events such as the Kiltwalk and London Marathon has cost organisations,millions of pounds – 79% of charities who receive income from donations and fundraising reported a decrease, pandemic, including the latest funding available to the sector, in our Coronavirus Third Sector Information,SCVO – State of the Sector: pre-coronavirus OSCR – COVID-19 Impact on Charities Social Enterprise Scotland

Top tips for businesses to support #NeverMoreNeeded

At a time when charities are Never More Needed, they are facing a significant funding gap.,Traditional funding streams such as events have been cancelled and lockdown has seen charity shops close,Here are some ideas about how to support charity or community partners through Covid 19 and beyond.,If your organisation is a funder, take a look at SCVO’s guide to best practise for funders during Coronavirus,Corporate volunteers can donate their time to help manage, shape and guide charities through the coronavirus

COVID-19 Impact on Charities (June 2020)

The survey asked questions on the impact to the charity of coronavirus (COVID-19) and the subsequent,The results told us that: charities have been active in countering the impact of COVID-19 on their organisation,(51%) had lost income from fundraising.,The most common recommendation asked us to continue with the current level of support (17%).,Besides that, charities asked for more general support on funding, more flexibility with deadlines/payments

New charity hub launched

Ecclesiastical has created a new site which aims to help organisations through the Covid-19 crisis

£500k in emergency funding handed out

Organisations from across Scotland have already benefited from emergency coronavirus funding

Air ambulance events cancelled by coronavirus

Scotland's Charity Air Ambulance has cancelled all public engagements as a result of the coronavirus

Guide to fundraising during Covid-19

The new free resource has been created by the Chartered Institute of Fundraising

Street Soccer Scotland takes gala dinner online

The charity has lined up a host of special guests for the fundraising event.

TSIs played vital role in Covid-19 response

A new report has summarised how TSIs responded to the crisis

Daily coronavirus roundup for third sector Wednesday 6 May

How the sector is responding to the ongoing pandemic