Environment & International

Demand for funding doubles due to Covid-19

One of Scotland's most important foundations has revealed the staggering impact Covid-19 has on demand for grants

23rd September 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Fundraiser to mark 10 years since aid worker’s death

Linda Norgrove died after being kidnapped in Afghanistan in 2010

22nd September 2020 by Gavin Stuart

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Charity calls for ban on breeding flat-faced animals

Pets such as French bulldogs can suffer from a range of ailments caused by their breeding

22nd September 2020 by Gavin Stuart

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Online awards extravaganza approaches

There are just seven days until the Scottish Charity Awards, with guests able to attend for free and from the comfort of their sofa

18th September 2020 by Gareth Jones

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International volunteer warning

Charging social care volunteers for visas will lead to vital support being lost, organisations have warned

18th September 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Young climate campaigners announce school strikes

This year’s day of action will take place on 25 September

16th September 2020 by Gavin Stuart

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Groundbreaking refugee programme extended

SRC award means New Scots Holiday programme will run until the end of the year

14th September 2020 by Gavin Stuart

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Covid-19 increases stress for refugees

Many of those with refugee status, or who have applied for asylum, have described their mental health as poor or very poor

10th September 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Prepare for car-sharing surge, councils told

Transport charity CoMoUK calls for new travel models for post-Covid Scotland

8th September 2020 by Gavin Stuart

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TFN’s September magazine is out now - read it here!

You can read the latest TFN magazine online

7th September 2020 by Graham Martin

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Book your place at the Scottish Charity Awards

This year's ceremony will take place as an online extravaganza and will be streamed for free so that everyone can attend safely

7th September 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Sector welcomes Programme for Government

There was a generally positive response from organisations to the plans, which focus on how Scotland will recover from Covid-19

2nd September 2020 by Gareth Jones

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£25m sector recovery fund announced

Funding to help the voluntary sector thrive post-coronavirus has been announced as part of the Programme for Government

1st September 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Poll reveals support for more green spaces

Seven in ten Scots spent more time in parks, gardens and the countryside during lockdown

31st August 2020 by Gavin Stuart

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Online revolution: Covid crisis drives huge growth in digital campaigning

The Covid crisis has driven a huge expansion in digital campaigning by civil society groups throughout the world

28th August 2020 by Graham Martin

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Never more needed: 7m will seek charity help due to Covid

The Covid crisis will see seven million people will seek the help of voluntary groups over the next year

28th August 2020 by Graham Martin

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Outrage after “shocking” delay to Low Emissions Zone plans

Campaigners say 18-month delay poses risk to public health

26th August 2020 by Gavin Stuart

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Runner targets world record in charity fundraiser

Kyle Greig aims to raise £5,000 for Chas and The Gathimba Edwards Foundation

24th August 2020 by Gavin Stuart

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Hen charity sees surge in demand

The amount of households wanting to rehome chickens surged during lockdown

20th August 2020 by Gareth Jones

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