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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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Charity recruitment – time to review and refresh?

keen to press on with pent-up recruitment from various lockdowns and restrictions.,Research suggests that some value flexible working over salary so if your organisation offers flexible,Do you think your team is fun and supportive or is Cake Friday one of your selling points?,If your dream candidate doesn’t apply look at transferable skills and commitment to your organisations,Showing the salary on your recruitment adverts will help your organisation be viewed as fair, open and

Tips to avoid Covid-19 cyber scams

Alison Stone gives advice on how to avoid the new scams which aim to use the coronavirus pandemic to exploit people

Reflections on 2020 from Perth and Kinross

Lori Hughes on what she's learnt from six months of lockdown and a series of Build Back Better third

Daily coronavirus roundup for third sector

News briefing on the sector's response during the pandemic

Covid-19 voluntary sector heroes - part two

part of a new feature, TFN highlights people in the sector who have been making a difference during lockdown

Charities all set for the Kiltwalk

TFN rounds-up some of the inspiring causes that are set to benefit from this weekend's Virtual Kiltwalk

Sector can lead the way in taking action on climate change

Susan Smith explains why SCVO is launching a new climate change project to help support voluntary organisations

What a difference a year makes

I leave SCVO this week and have been reflecting on the remarkable evolution achieved by myself, my team,In late March lockdown showed that charities needed immediate help and support.,Designing better services It all starts with your people!,Running great Zoom sessions Like many of you Zoom has been integral to my life this past year.,Your rapid evolution has, quite frankly, been outstanding!

Ten top tips for restarting fundraising!

As lockdown restrictions begin to ease many organisations will be looking forward to restarting fundraising,In our updated Leaving Lockdown guide, you’ll find practical resources and advice on the key areas to,date with official Scottish Government guidance.Decide on the right time to resume fundraising for your,organisation, thinking about your available resources and type of activity planned.Carry out risk assessments,The Institute of Fundraising and the Fundraising Regulator both have information to support organisations

Jason Leitch public health Q&A – what we learned

emerging from lockdown due to coronavirus. ,Any move to ease lockdown in any sector must follow official guidance and support these two tools. ,Can our organisation’s AGM be held indoors?,For more information and guidance on leaving lockdown visit SCVO’s Coronavirus Third Sector Information,during yesterday’s event include: Details for local environmental health and health protection teams in your