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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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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.

Scotland's Digital Participation Charter Fund

We are no longer taking applications for Round 5 Introduction Scotland is already a digital nation.,Over the past three years, the Digital Participation Challenge Fund and Charter Fund have supported 126,projects across Scotland to get people online and develop basic digital skills.,Supported by the Scottish Government and BT, the new Digital Participation Charter Fund is now open for,There is a particular focus for the Fund to support organisations currently working to tackle poverty

Scotland's Digital Participation Challenge fund

Our Digital Participation Challenge Fund, supported by the Scottish Government, the ERDF and BT, invests,in community digital participation projects across Scotland.,Participation Leadership Group made 33 direct offers of funding for digital participation projects.,organisations that have signed Scotland’s Digital Participation Charter.,organisations that have signed Scotland’s Digital Participation Charter.

Essential digital skills

The Essential Digital Skills Framework, launched in May 2018 after extensive consultation, and now hosted,We have now developed a new Essential Digital Skills Toolkit in consultation with over 60 organisations,, to support individuals, groups and organisations to measure their digital skills.,required by those not currently using digital technology or using it in limited ways.,For more information about each foundation and digital skill, visit our Digital Participation page.

The Digital Participation Charter Fund is back!

Now in its ninth round, the Digital Participation Charter Fund is seeking to support more organisations,Take it slow and keep the digital support to under 60 minutes at a time. Have fun!,What’s the Digital Participation Charter?,Find out more and apply to the Digital Participation Charter Fund.,The Digital Participation Charter Fund supports organisations that do incredibly important work to promote

Fife Council launch workforce digital skills support network

It is a mammoth task to support almost 18,000 staff with their digital skills to ensure a digitally confident,The network of Digital Champions (DCs), supported by Digital Leaders (DLs), will encourage small sustainable,digital nudges to support everyone’s digital skills.,Each Digital Leader will support Digital Champions (DCs) who will deliver peer support within their service,, please do contact us at for our bespoke digital inclusion support service.


of the Scottish Charity Awards this year, but to win two of the categories (Campaign of the Year and Digital,mental health and not being able to access face to face services during the pandemic, we expanded to digital,platforms for our wellbeing services adding digital and telephone counselling, Zoom Coping with Change,workshops, befriending calls and a suite of digital self-help resources which have all been a major,By adding these digital services, we have become more accessible to people living in rural communities

NTSF Apex Scotland

They support them to remove any barriers or perceived barriers to access services.,Stage 1 activity is about supporting people into regular activity and positive routines.,process all Steps’ clients aim to gain the: SQA level 2 employability qualification or SCQF Level 2 Digital,Some APEX participants are legally banned from using IT and even if participants could use IT the cost,Methods other than digital were devised which allowed engagement and delivery to continue.

SCVO digital delivery privacy notice

We will use this data to offer your organisation support to develop in the areas of Digital Participation,One to one support (phone calls and face to face meetings) to help your organisation become more digitally,Leadership development programme with monthly meetings and interactive support from SCVO Digital team,For as long as you are receiving digital support from SCVO we may send you occasional ‘special’ digital,We will delete your information five years after we have stopped delivering digital support to your organisation

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