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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.

Good Governance

Trustees have a significant part to play in your organisation. They are there to oversee and take responsibility for everything your organisation does. Being a trustee is an important role and should not to be taken on without an understanding of what’s involved.

SCVO Trustee Network

The SCVO Trustee Network provides trustees and boards with support and guidance to help generate good governance across the voluntary sector in Scotland.

SCVO Trustee Network

Additional content elsewhere on SCVO

The platform provides entry-level information and learning to help trustees, volunteers and staff run their voluntary organisations
Information about safeguarding