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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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Bank account comparison table

CAF Cash Account Deposit cash at any Post Office, and RBS or HSBC.,No minimum deposit required and no turnover limitations Account management online, by phone or by post,Office branches Account management online, by phone or by post Can apply for funding for up to £1,000,to four individuals as signatories on the account For organisations with a turnover of £6.5m or less Support,minimum deposit required Reliance Bank Part of The Salvation Army, all profits made by the Bank go to support


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.

Support & learning

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,recognition, capacity building, and professional education for the voluntary sector Find out more Latest posts,The latest posts from the SCVO information service.

Affordable Homes

2016, SFHA, Shelter Scotland and CIH Scotland carried out extensive lobbying work to gain cross-party support,for, we welcomed the Scottish Government increasing the affordable homes target and the cross-party support,“It is vital that post-2021, social housing providers can continue to deliver the housing that Scotland,SFHA, Shelter Scotland and CIH Scotland are working on new research into affordable housing need post

Project outlines for different size websites 

you might include a list of upcoming events with booking links, or a page with a list of recent blog posts,For example, a secure and branded donation form for individual supporters, an archive of blog posts,,work on design and/or content, it may become a bigger project where you need outside expertise and support

Community building platforms

They are places people can come to ask you questions and get peer support.,Then they have access and can post text, images and files to the group.,Every time someone posts a new question or starts a conversation others can reply, forming a ‘thread’,Across the UK Next Door help neighbourhoods become online communities where members support one another,Oxfordshire Breastfeeding Support run a 'Facebook happy hours' expert Q&A session through their Facebook

I Love Charity

We had two main aims: To support good governance within organisations to ensure they are well run, open,We’ve now created a 12-month programme of practical support based on all the feedback we received.,It includes plans for materials, resources, networks and events, all designed to support the sector to,In the coming months, we’ll release more detail about the programme and keep you posted on opportunities

#NeverMoreNeeded Resources

Best practice for funders SCVO is working with funders to support a collaborative, aligned response to,A great blog post should inspire, encourage, motivate and captivate your audience - but it doesn't have,How businesses can support charities Scottish society needs a thriving voluntary sector to support people,Here are some ideas about how to support charity or community partners through coronavirus and beyond,Find out how members of the public can help support the sector.

Scottish Charity Awards winners - 2014

Chance- Ravelrig Riding for the Disabled, BalernoPerfect Partnership - The Kiltwalk and The Sunday Post,The biggest change in support for care leavers in a generation was won as part of the Children and Young,Iconic children’s hero Oor Wullie helped The Kiltwalk charity and The Sunday Post newspaper to the Perfect

About the Scottish Third Sector Tracker

the health of the third sector in Scotland and will enable them to identify where they can provide support,finding out more information on the impact of the first phase of the Tracker, please read this blog post,by Steven Marwick (Director of Evaluation Support Scotland) which can be read here.