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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Gender pay gap lower at “general” charities than other sectors

Official figures show charities have an average pay gap of 2% in favour of male employees.

23rd July 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Teachers embark on Notre Dame challenge for Mary’s Meals

Three Glasgow teachers will pedal 940 miles across France and Italy to raise money for the charity.

23rd July 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Social innovation incubator expands to Glasgow

Applications have now opened for Good Ideas Glasgow, following two introductory workshops

23rd July 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Social enterprise coffee blend launched

Social Bite has teamed up with Dear Green to launch a new blend which not only tastes good, but also delivers good

22nd July 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Award for social enterprise that teaches circus skills to youngsters

Think Circus CIC has been granted £25,000 from start-up agency Firstport.

17th July 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Report recommends VAT exemption for charitable wills

The Charity Tax Commission has suggested a string of reforms to help third sector fundraising.

17th July 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Charities welcome move to boost lottery income

Third sector organisation will now be able to raise up to £50m a year through lotteries.

17th July 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Charity law consultation responses: is that all there is?

The Scottish Government’s latest update on the charity law consultation is welcome, but there is more to be done, writes David Dunsire

16th July 2019 by TFN Guest

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More than £58m raised by Children In Need

Last year’s Children In Need appeal raised more than £58 million

12th July 2019 by Graham Martin

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RBS staff raise £100,000 for mental health charities

The money will be split between SAMH and Mind.

10th July 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Charity lotteries ‘should be able to offer £1m jackpots’

Campaigners want end to regulations dating back to 1976.

10th July 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Fall in participation for Tough Mudder-style events

Fewer people are fundraising through endurance challenges, a report has found.

9th July 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Social enterprises can get funding worth £3.3 million

Two new funding challenges worth £3.3 million are being launched to support all social enterprises – large and small - across Scotland

9th July 2019 by Graham Martin

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UK Aid Match announces latest round of funding

Successful applicants will receive £1 of UK Government money for every pound donated by the public.

9th July 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Ignore safeguarding at your peril, trustees warned

Report suggests international charities must find better balance between fundraising and risk management.

9th July 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Support on the streets for charity is breath taking

Judith Haw details her experience taking part in one of the more traditional methods of fundraising

4th July 2019 by TFN Guest

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Warning over lottery fund scam

The National Lottery Community Fund is urging Twitter users to be on the lookout for an online scam

3rd July 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Scots charity creating change in Africa

Link Community Development has gained almost $1 million to build on its work in Uganda

2nd July 2019 by Gareth Jones

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