Environment & International

Voluntary sector can lead the way in treating workers fairly during crisis

Economy secretary Fiona Hyslop and STUC general secretary Grahame Smith issued a joint statement this week outlining a shared commitment to fair work

27th March 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Households get set for Earth Hour

Lights will be switched off at homes and attractions throughout the world to show solidarity with our planet

27th March 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Daily coronavirus roundup for third sector

Updates on third sector's response to coronavirus crisis

27th March 2020 by Robert Armour

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Oxfam halts sale of second hand items

The charity has said it will no longer sell the items online, following the closure of its shops last week

26th March 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Charity Film Awards will go ahead

The annual awards ceremony will be held as an online only event

25th March 2020 by Gareth Jones

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£20m coronavirus support fund launched

Charities can now apply for vital funding to help them stabilise and manage cash flows through the crisis

25th March 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Human rights “must be central” to virus response

Civicus said evidence is already emerging of states violating these rights.

24th March 2020 by Gavin Stuart

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Covid-19: your TFN carries on regardless

TFN will switch to fully digital during the coronavirus crisis

24th March 2020 by TFN

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Deadline extended as awards ceremony moved

The Scottish Charity Awards will now take place in September - with the deadline for applying extended until the end of April

24th March 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Donations sought to protect refugees from Covid-19

Human Appeal warned coronavirus will be devastating to those living in camps.

23rd March 2020 by Gavin Stuart

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Vital coronavirus site launched for the third sector

Important resource connects voluntary groups offering support

20th March 2020 by Robert Armour

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National Trust for Scotland closes properties amid coronavirus outbreak

The conservation charity is keeping parks and gardens open.

18th March 2020 by Gavin Stuart

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Kiltwalk funding boost for charities

Events in Glasgow and Aberdeen may have been cancelled, but funds will be donated by The Hunter Foundation later this spring

18th March 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Asylum seekers failed by coronavirus lockdown

Refugees seeking asylum are still being forced to travel to Liverpool to hand in documents.

17th March 2020 by Gavin Stuart

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Deposit return scheme to be delayed

Challenges presented by the coronavirus mean the initiative will not be implemented until next year

17th March 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Coronavirus sector funding call

A call has been made for specific funding to be created to help the voluntary sector respond to the crisis

16th March 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Community call as coronavirus cases rise

Scots are being asked to ensure links within their community are strengthened as the prospect of mass social isolation grows

12th March 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Nature of Scotland Awards to return

Entries are now open for the annual awards ceremony, which celebrates those working to protect Scotland's natural habitats

12th March 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Funding boost for innovative projects

The use of Artificial Intelligence to deliver social good is set to be expanded thanks to a £100,000 fund

12th March 2020 by Gareth Jones

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