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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.

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Scottish Third Sector Tracker

Most recent findings Wave 7 findings - Winter 2023 Waves 1-6 summary report - Spring 2023 Wave 6 findings - Spring 2023 Find out more about the tracker and see results from the previous waves Frequently Asked Questions


Wherever you are in your digital journey, we have resources to help you. Here you'll find out all about the practical support we can offer you, from help and guidance to research and news.

Measuring impact

This blog from Citizen’s Online explains the process they have developed.,of how many people they support, and extrapolate the results.,This blog from SCVO highlights how we’ve adopted this approach and what we learnt from it.,Digital Champions keep a tally or how many learners they’ve supported, and at the end of the week they,What further support would be helpful in your role as a Digital Champion?

Reports and news

All the latest insights from our Digital team Reports Supporting workforce digital skills in local government,Throughout 2021 SCVO Digital worked with 19 local authorities to support workforce digital skills programmes,Workforce-Skills-in-Local-GovernmentDownload Place-based digital inclusion Our Digital Inclusion team,Jason Railton explains this approach in his blog.,SCVO Digital - Taking a place-based approach to digital inclusion - the story so farDownload For more

New service delivery models

, see our How To Guide: Digital Services SCVO in collaboration with Third Sector Lab are also supporting,organisations to share best practice through regular DigiShift zoom calls, DigiListen podcasts and blogs,Remember the need to protect privacy and support good safeguarding practice where users are sharing personal,See also our blog post on questions about privacy and security when using Zoom.If you’re running a Zoom,for details of upcoming DigiShift zoom calls, and this resource page for access to call recordings, blogs


digital evolution.,inclusion and digital evolution work happening in Scotland At our events, we explore Scotland’s digital,You can read all about the pledges in our blog Our Radical Challenge: Where does digital inclusion sit,To support everyone to meet their pledges, we have developed a series of new Digital Inclusion Masterclasses,Our Digital team are on hand to help:

Support & learning

up) an organisation, or thinking of it as an option, our guide is here to help you with the process Digital,How to deliver digital services, tackle digital exclusion and develop digital skills HR information,including recruitment, benefits, culture and development Training Our programme of trainer led courses to support,setting up or running a voluntary sector organisation Find out more Upcoming events Infrastructure support,Scotland’s Third Sector Interfaces (TSIs) Networks Make the most of professional connections and peer support

The power of a shared journey

Katya Allcott of Scottish Mentoring Network blogs about her organisation’s digital journey It’s April,for students about to enter the workplace, to staff members of a bakery – would be looking to us for support,Our priority was to try and support our members – and I realised quite quickly that we couldn’t generate,So where are now on our digital journey? In many ways we are at the most exciting stage.,will be interrogating all our digital assets to ensure that they are still fit for purpose.

Technical needs

WordPress started as a blogging platform but has now become a very capable publishing platform capable,Because it is so widely used, it is easy to get external support on sites built with WordPress.

Our work to help organisations grow their digital capacity is supported by: