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The impact of small-scale philanthropy

Susan Smith meets philanthropist David Graham, the man behind the new Social Impact Theatre (SIT-UP) Award at this year’s Fringe Festival.

17th August 2018 by Susan Smith

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First Minister kicks off Oor Wullie’s farewell

Nicola Sturgeon marked the start of a series of goodbyes to Scotland's favourite son for another year

13th September 2019 by Yasmin Hackett

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Legacy donations can create special moments

To mark Remember a Charity Week, Lisa Cowan reveals how legacy donations can support vital work

13th September 2019 by TFN Guest

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Celebrities back storytelling campaign

Every Day’s a Story Day, has been created by the charity Early Years Scotland and will launch this weekend

13th September 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Free pizza for homeless charities

New Edinburgh restaurant Franco Manca is looking for local organisations who help disadvantaged people to get in touch

13th September 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Cinemas failing deaf children

Seven in 10 cinemas failed to show subtitled versions of the top films for kids this summer

12th September 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Golf tournament leads the way

The Solheim Cup has embraced volunteers and accessibility, with calls for other sporting events to follow suit

12th September 2019 by Gareth Jones

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JK Rowling makes huge charitable donation

The Anne Rowling Regenerative Neurology Clinic will benefit from £15m to boost its groundbreaking research

12th September 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Oor Wullie bucket trail auctions to take place

Three children's hospital charities will be hosting auctions in their regions

11th September 2019 by Yasmin Hackett

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Let’s improve Scotland’s streets

Penny Morriss explains how simple improvements and better maintenance of streets can make all the difference to people

10th September 2019 by TFN Guest

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SFA urged to offer discount tickets to older fans

Failing to offer discounted tickets is a missed opportunity to fill the stands says charity

10th September 2019 by Yasmin Hackett

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Scots with health conditions facing challenges to stay active

Chest Heart and Stroke Scotland has said those with long-term conditions face a range of barriers

10th September 2019 by Gareth Jones

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New chair for leading third sector arts group

One of Scotland’s leading community arts groups has appointed a senior third sector figure as its new chair

10th September 2019 by Graham Martin

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Charities sought to help revamp landmark former factory

The old H Morris & Company factory is set to become a hub for grassroots sports, after a charity took control of the imposing structure

10th September 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Pedal for Scotland ends after 20 years

The Glasgow to Edinburgh cycling challenge has raised millions of pounds for charity since starting in 1999

10th September 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Tributes paid to charity cyclist

Colin Anderson, 57, died after falling unwell during the Pedal for Scotland

10th September 2019 by Gareth Jones

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The Big Issue to go cashless in Scotland

After a successful trial period, The Big Issue is now rolling out contactless payments across the UK

9th September 2019 by Yasmin Hackett

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Stirling’s volunteering heroes celebrated

The city's Festival of Volunteering kicked off in style with an awards ceremony

9th September 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Campaign aims to heal Brexit divisions

Charities are set to work with faith leaders and businesses to build a new grassroots campaign

9th September 2019 by Gareth Jones

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