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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.

Guidance & templates

We know how important it is to make sure your organisation is running well. But we also know it's a lot to think about - especially if you've got limited resources, are a small organisation or are just getting started. That's why we're providing you with some guidance and templates, so that you can get a head-start on making sure you've got everything in place.

Our templates and guides are there to give you a starting point - you'll need to adapt them to suit your own organisation and, if necessary, get some advice to make sure they meet all your legal and regulatory requirements.

We've provided templates to help you with:

Our templates are here to give you a good starting point for making sure you have the policies, procedures and checks in place that you need, and we hope you find them helpful.

You should adapt them to suit your own organisation and, if necessary, get some advice to make sure they meet all your legal and regulatory requirements. Read more about using SCVO's templates.

You can find more useful documents in our full list of templates and checklists.

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