Funding & Finance

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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Twins launch charity fundraiser milestone

Erin McCafferty battled through cancer with the help of her sister Nicole, and is now urging Scots to join the Race for Life

20th March 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Charity ice cream launched

An apple and candyfloss flavoured treat has been created by a supermarket to raise funds for a children's cancer charity

20th March 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Firstport to launch its own social enterprise

Scotland's social enterprise support agency is expanding to meet growing demand for its services

20th March 2019 by Susan Smith

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Children’s charity set to shut

Enterprise Childcare has provided support for families in and around Greenock for 28 years

19th March 2019 by Gareth Jones

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We need to champion third sector as a career

YouthLink chief executive Tim Frew speaks to TFN on his new job and what needs to be done to attract more young people to work in the sector

18th March 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Former PM’s wife and young carer named as Scotland’s Women of Influence

Action for Children Scotland annually honours women who are excellent role models for the children it supports

18th March 2019 by Susan Smith

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Saved: closure-threatened charity weathers storm

An embattled charity has weathered a perfect storm of cuts – and lived to fight another day

15th March 2019 by Graham Martin

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Fresh calls for lottery reform to raise an extra £125m

Former Tory minister Priti Patel has joined the call for new rules to help society lotteries grow and raise far more for charities

15th March 2019 by Susan Smith

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How to maximise your grant success

How to maximise your grant success

14th March 2019 by TFN Guest

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Fundraising diversity fund needs you!

The Institute of Fundraising is calling on fundraisers to dig deep to support junior colleagues

14th March 2019 by Susan Smith

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Social Bite goes global

The Scottish charity has teamed up with Malala and UNICEF to launch a global sleep out movement

13th March 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Eight Scots charities share £1.25m pot

The ScottishPower Foundation has announced this year’s recipients of its annual award fund

12th March 2019 by Graham Martin

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Unpaid carers are losing out on the millions they were promised

No consistency in how local authorities spend government funding

12th March 2019 by Robert Armour

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Observatory devastated by fire

The Fair Isle Bird Observatory Trust is facing up to the loss of its observatory and birdhouse

11th March 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Govanhill Baths campaign celebrates success

Funding of more than £2 million will allow the pool to reopen, with campaigners having fought for the last 17 years to restore the facility

11th March 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Charity chief executive pay revealed

The average salary for a charity boss has increased since last year, but they are working many hours of overtime a week

11th March 2019 by Gareth Jones

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News in brief: what’s been going on across Scotland’s third sector 8 March 2019

A selection of stories from communities and voluntary organisations across Scotland

8th March 2019 by Gareth Jones

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