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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.

Wednesday 15 & Thursday 16 June  |  SEC, Glasgow  |  #SCVOGathering

Programme of events Day 1   Day 2

The Gathering 2022 took place on 15 and 16 June. For reference, you'll find the details of the programme of events here

Wednesday, 09:30

Risk management - what you need to know to help protect your organisation

Keegan & Pennykid (Insurance Brokers) Ltd Alsh 2 09:30-10:30 Governance Law & legal Download available

Revitalisers of the lost trusts

Scottish Charity Regulator (OSCR) Boisdale 1 09:30-10:30 Funding & fundraising Download available

Meet the ICO

Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) /SCVO M4 09:30-10:30 Comms & marketing Governance Law & legal Download available

Wednesday, 11:00

Service design for innovation

Scottish Digital and Service Design Academies Alsh 1 11:00-12:00 Digital Learning & development Downloads available

The changing face of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)

Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations Boisdale 2 11:00-12:00 Comms & marketing Funding & fundraising Downloads available

Children's rights-based funding approaches

Cattanach, Children's Parliament, Corra Foundation, BBC Children in Need and Together Scotland M2 11:00-12:00 Equality, diversity & human rights Funding & fundraising Youth Download available

Self-regulation of fundraising in Scotland

Scottish Fundraising Adjudication Panel M4 11:00-12:00 Funding & fundraising Download available

Wednesday, 13:00

Wednesday, 14:00

Closer to home - preventing homelessness where it starts

Glasgow Alliance to End Homelessness and Homeless Network Scotland Alsh 2 14:00-15:00 Housing & homelessness Families and communities

Developing age-friendly communities in Scotland

Scottish Older People's Assembly M3 14:00-15:00 Policy & influencing Families and communities Download available

Wednesday, 15:30

The month of community – How the third sector and communities are preventing loneliness

Eden Project Communities in partnership with Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland and Befriending Networks Lomond suite 15:30-16:30 Health & social care Wellbeing Families and communities

How to respond to the climate crisis

Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations Boisdale 1 15:30-16:30 Environment Learning & development Downloads available

Reserves - how to build a resilient sector

Scotland Funders Forum Carron suite 15:30-16:30 Economy Funding & fundraising Governance Download available

Exploring effective leadership in challenging times

Cranfield Trust Dochart suite 15:30-16:30 Leadership Downloads available

Boosting skills boosts performance

The Charity Learning Consortium M2 15:30-16:30 Learning & development

Community commissioning in action: learning by doing in Edinburgh

Edinburgh’s Third Sector Interface led by EVOC (Edinburgh Voluntary Organisations’ Council) M3 15:30-16:30 Evaluation & impact Policy & influencing Wellbeing Families and communities

Wednesday, 18:00

Scottish Charity Awards 2022

SCVO Crowne Plaza Glasgow 18:00-23:30 Comms & marketing

Thursday, 12:30

The importance of sleep

Sleep Scotland M2 12:30-13:30 Health & social care Wellbeing Download available

Paths for All Heath Walk

Paths for All The SEC 12:30-13:10

Thursday, 14:00

Thursday, 15:30

Help shape The National Lottery Community Fund’s new Scotland portfolio

The National Lottery Community Fund Lomond suite 15:30-16:30 Funding & fundraising Download available

Let's talk digital champions

Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations (SCVO) Alsh 1 15:30-16:30 Digital

Good governance at the Gathering

SCVO Alsh 2 15:30-16:30 Governance Download available

An introduction to charity investment

Tilney, Smith & Williamson (soon to be Evelyn Partners) Boisdale 1 15:30-16:30 Economy Funding & fundraising Governance

How the law can help your charity?

Bannatyne Kirkwood France, solicitors Boisdale 2 15:30-16:30 Governance Law & legal

How leading is like child play

Social Enterprise Academy Carron suite 15:30-16:30 Leadership Learning & development

Becoming an independent examiner: why, who and how

Association of Charity Independent Examiners M3 15:30-16:30 Funding & fundraising Governance

The Gathering 2022 was sponsored by

Keegan & Pennykid

Supported by Glasgow City Council

Glasgow Convention Bureau