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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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Cancer Support Scotland We talked to Stephanie Quigley, service manager with Cancer Support Scotland,“Cancer Support Scotland is a charity that has been supporting the wellbeing of people affected by cancer,Due to the detrimental impact Covid-19 had on people’s mental health and not being able to access face,minutes someone in the UK is diagnosed with cancer, due to these alarming figures and more significantly Covid,-19 there were increased rates of anxiety, depression and complex trauma.

Support for community organisations during the Covid-19 crisis

Initial snapshot from SCDC Covid-19 / Coronavirus survey, looking at key issues and potential solutions,Funding for supplies and community support: Community organisations require funding to pay for supplies,Moving what we do online: Community organisations need guidance, support for volunteers/ staff and the,Some are receiving in-kind support from other local organisations already.,Groups also require support to increase food donations.

Helpline to support those most at risk from Covid-19

A new national service has been launched to provide advice during the pandemic.

Supporting Scottish Communities During Covid-19. (December 2020)

CRNS have published their impact report on supporting Scottish communities during Covid-19.,The report covers: Beyond Covid-19 – 2020 has been a tremendously difficult year for the community resources,-19.,They don’t recycle materials and repair products; they help people back into work and support some of,vulnerable during Covid-19 for example by furnishing temporary accommodation and making face coverings

Launching a new support service in the time of Covid-19

Flexibility, collaboration and clear communication are vital, writes Laura Andre

Scottish stars join forces to support students hardest hit by Covid-19

Line of Duty's Martin Compston and Ultravox's Midge Ure in a fundraiser for struggling students

Meaningful connections: How peer support in Scotland adapted to a digital world during Covid-19 (December

This research explores how peer support in Scotland has adapted to a digital world with creativity and,flexibility during Covid-19 restrictions.,Key learning from the research: Support during lockdown was innovative and responsive: Flexibility was,a key enabler of success The digital divide was a key barrier Facilitators need support to make this,approach work Remote peer support worked for a lot of people

A COVID-19 Philanthropy Stimulus Package: Unlocking further giving in the UK to support civil society

Coronavirus / COVID-19 In this paper CAF outline a number of immediate and medium term measures they,believe could be taken to support charities at this difficult time.,The CAF proposals focus on recommendations for: Government support for giving Repurposing public and,bring forward the kinds of gifts they might make in their will – this could give valuable additional support