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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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SCVO Trustee Network

With that in mind, we've created a Trustee Network to provide support and guidance for members of boards,Here you will find information and news on relevant topics, webinars where you can hear from experts,quarterly Trustee News Bulletin which will keep you updated with practical information and useful event,New trustee? Congratulations!,TFN Guide to Running a Charity or Social Enterprise 2022-23 Third Force News have published the 'TFN

Trustee's Week 2023

Support for trustees all year round SCVO provide support for trustees, including: Lots of information,SCVO Trustee Network which you can sign up to for information and news on relevant topics and free webinars,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

Trustees' Week 2021

Use our Good Governance tool now Events With the support of CCLA Investment Management SCVO is hosting,of the Trustee Recruitment Cycle to help you build the board that your charity needs and hear about the,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,Here you will find information and news on relevant topics, webinars where you can hear from experts

Recruitment & induction

charity needs to have.,A SCIO must have at least three charity trustees. Where are the gaps?,Network search.,promote trustee vacancies through their internal staff intranet and other networks.,Good governance needs well informed and active trustees.

Support & learning

Setting up a charity What to consider when setting up a new voluntary organisation, including legal structures,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,to board members Information Service The SCVO Information Service offers help for anyone setting up,management and reporting platform known as Milo that is used by Scotland’s Third Sector Interfaces (TSIs) Networks

You're a charity! What next?

Congratulations on becoming a registered charity in Scotland.,Our information on running your organisation Now that you’re up and running as a charity, we can offer,lots of support on how you can run your organisation.,and train new trusteesOur Governance check-up 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

SCVO Annual Review 2020-21

Hello to our 256 new members, 13 new supporters – and welcome back to our existing ones!,We also produced our annual Third Force News Guide to Running a Charity or Social Enterprise, which focused,v=UlooStgKZG0 Information, resources and support We created an online Coronavirus Third Sector Information,There's more information about the work of our support services in the ‘Support Services’ section on,We also delivered five events in Trustees Week and launching a new Trustees Network sponsored by Aberdeen

Cost of living & the #RunningCostsCrisis

We are regularly updating this page with new information, news and updates, so please keep checking to,SCVO and the TSI Scotland Network have written to the Scottish Government multiple times to raise our,& VAT Why trustees need to think differently about strategy and risk SCVO and NCVO webinar: How to manage,rising energy costs: what next for charities?,Charities Aid Foundation have a hub of information, tools and inspiration to help you through the cost

Funding for village halls

An overreliance on any one income source should be avoided and Trustees/Committees need to identify the,Some also run funding events which are a great place to network with other groups and speak directly,Similar organisations: Look at similar organisations and see who has supported them.,You can often find this information on the organisation's website, social media channels or in their,Accounts are published online on OSCR or the Charity Commission.

Scottish Charity Awards winners 2022

I accept it on behalf of my fellow volunteers in Coatbridge CAB and the CABx network.,Psychologically informed, the design of the Access Hub offers a safe, engaging, and welcoming venue for,Trustee of the Year- Ian Monteague, FARE Scotland Ian Monteague, FARE’s chairperson, has been involved,After a year of huge change and growth, S.M.I.L.E Counselling continues to offer new projects to support,Being named the Charity of the Year could only been possible thanks to all the people who support us,