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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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HR service

resources and information Access to all exclusive HR guides, resources and templates Bespoke, 1-to-1 support,Sign in About the service The SCVO HR Service supports you with your HR needs.,Chartered Fellow of the CIPD, I’m proud to be a long-standing member of the HR Voluntary Sector Forum (a network,I’m also a volunteer young person’s mentor and trustee board member.,I would love to talk to you about your people and explore how we can support your organisation through

Good Governance

Trustees have a significant part to play in your organisation.


Helping you make the most of professional connections and peer support.

Trustee's Week 2023

Support for trustees all year round SCVO provide support for trustees, including: Lots of information,Take the good governance check-up SCVO trustees' network in partnership with If you’re a trustee looking,for ongoing support then check out SCVO’s trustee network supported by Rathbones Investment Management,Through the trustee network, we offer guidance and information for members of boards and committees,,Join the SCVO trustees' network

SCVO Trustee Network

With that in mind, we've created a Trustee Network to provide support and guidance for members of boards,SCVO Trustee Bulletin We know trustees are busy people with big responsibilities, so we've created a,New trustee? Congratulations!,their internal staff intranet and other networks.,Black Professionals Scotland supports organisations in meeting their inclusion and diversity ambitions

Trustees' Week 2021

Trustees' Week (1-5 November 2021) is an annual event to showcase the great work trustees do, celebrate,Use our Good Governance tool now Events With the support of CCLA Investment Management SCVO is hosting,Getting on Board, Malcolm John from Action for Trustee Racial Diversity, and Manish Joshi, SCVO trustee,SCVO Trustee Network Trustee looking for further networking opportunities?,We’ve created a Trustee Network in partnership with abrdn to provide support and guidance for members

Support & learning

model policies & checklists Search SCVO's archive of useful templates, model policies & checklists SCVO Trustee,Network With over 250,000 trustees across the country who help manage, shape and guide voluntary sector,setting up or running a voluntary sector organisation Find out more Upcoming events Infrastructure support,management and reporting platform known as Milo that is used by Scotland’s Third Sector Interfaces (TSIs) Networks,Make the most of professional connections and peer support SCOPE e-learning platform Skills recognition


We believe investment markets can only be as healthy as the communities and environment that support,We are proud to support the SCVO Trustees Network, Scottish Charity Awards and the Gathering, to strengthen

You're a charity! What next?

At SCVO, we’re here to support you, promote the contribution your organisation makes and work towards,access premium content and functionality: Funding Scotland Good governance Your management board, your trustees,We have lots of support to help you develop a great board, including: Guidance to help you you recruit,tool, giving you bespoke guidance on what your board needs to doTemplates, model policies and moreOur Trustee,Network, for the latest news and networking Employing staff and creating a healthy workplace culture