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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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volunteer the importance of their role, and help them decide themselves whether they are suitable for the post,Training & support Once recruited, it is vital to ensure that all volunteers are properly trained, supported,Providing support is not always straightforward.,Arranging support and supervision requires forethought and flexibility.,Peer support can be important and useful to volunteers.

The role of the Digital Champion

Example:Sanjay is supporting Ellen to set up a social media account.,She is supported by the community centre staff and provides digital skills support every Wednesday between,Example:Githa is a community support officer.,professional’ Digital Champion is a term we might use when an organisation has created a specific paid post,Example:Alison works as a Digital Inclusion Officer for a local community organisation, it’s a new post

Scottish Charity Awards winners - 2012

Its effective lobbying work persuaded the Scottish Government to commit to guaranteeing a year of post‐diagnostic,support to all new dementia patients in Scotland.,“We have only been able to achieve such strong progress thanks to the thousands of people who support,us, the dedication and hard work of all our staff and volunteers and to positive and supportive partnerships,most vibrant charity sectors in the world, which works to make Scotland a better place to live and support

Making use of AI

This can help in expanding the scope of an article, blog post, or marketing copy.,use generative AI to generate multiple versions of advert copy, email subject lines, or social media posts

Top tips for the public to support #NeverMoreNeeded

Give time Volunteering is shown to boost your own mental health and sense of wellbeing as well as supporting,If you want to ensure a charity survives to support people beyond Covid, a great way to do it is to set,If you’re company doesn’t currently support Payroll Giving, it can do so through a registered charitable,Here are some suggested social media posts: “I’ve just donated to [Insert charity name] because its work,to support [insert charity beneficiaries] is #NeverMoreNeeded”“I volunteer with [Insert charity name

SCVO training & events privacy notice

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Cost of living & the #RunningCostsCrisis

We're here to support you in tough times As the cost of living crisis takes hold, people and communities,We're here to provide practical support and help fight your corner.,Here’s a round up of the way we’re using our voice to support you through financial uncertainty.,This included a call for support with energy costs that the UK government had provided to the sector,Good governance and difficult decision making Rethinking reserves Property options in a post-pandemic

Your organisation’s legacy

may want to think about how you celebrate your achievements, and what happens to any people you were supporting

Digital: The Oldest New Thing

To quote a blog post from 21 years ago, ‘the best technology is invisible’.,And we've seen huge progress in that time, with many organisations using our support to digitally transform,Surfing the next wave We will keep supporting organisations as they work out the best way to drive sustainable

eLearning and Virtual Learning Environments

You can also groups posts into learning units in Facebook groups, to create a course with topic folders,have developed the Learn My Way platform to deliver digital skills courses Oxfordshire Breastfeeding Support