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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Shortcomings in Universal Credit are clear for all to see

Jeremy Hewer examines the launch of a new DWP advertising campaign

24th May 2019 by TFN Guest

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£1.9m for youth projects across Scotland

Organisations from throughout the country are set to benefit from funding gained from dormant bank accounts

24th May 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Legacy giving on the up

People are more likely to leave donations to charity in their will than they were 10 years ago, a survey has revealed

24th May 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Charities rally round to support job seekers

Organisations have begun talks to continue services which were provided by the Shirlie Project, after the charity's sudden closure

23rd May 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Campaign to support Glad Cafe continues

More than £30,000 has been raised in just a few weeks to help carry out vital repairs to the Shawlands social enterprise

23rd May 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Church criticised on climate change commitment

Members of the Church of Scotland have opted not to end investment in fossil fuels, despite recognising a climate emergency

23rd May 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Race for Life 25th anniversary events underway

Sara Wilson, 25, got the Race for Life Glasgow underway as thousands of runners took to the streets for Cancer Research UK

20th May 2019 by Gareth Jones

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UK misses out on EU poverty funds

The Home Office has failed to secure £600,000 for victims of modern slavery, and there are fears that further funding could also be lost

16th May 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Social enterprise aims to create positivity

Residents in the north of Edinburgh are being invited to come up with creative ideas

15th May 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Mega-rich give a smaller proportion of their wealth to charity

Decline in the number of super-rich individuals donating more than one per cent of their wealth

14th May 2019 by Graham Martin

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Going on an awareness journey

Maureen Mallon reflects on the steps OSCR has taken to meet its vision and explains how the same principles apply to many charities

13th May 2019 by TFN Guest

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£6 million boost for cancer research

New funding provided by Cancer Research will help more doctors go on to carry out groundbreaking research work

13th May 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Bookmakers failing to cough up for charity

High street chains are failing to give levels of donations earmarked for charity

13th May 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Sadness as fundraiser dies

Determined mother of two undertook an ambitious campaign to get therapy abroad

10th May 2019 by Robert Armour

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Employers target mental health stigma

SAMH and Samaritans Scotland are working with companies across Scotland to improve mental health at work

9th May 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Drinks deposit scheme introduced in Scotland

A 20p deposit will be added to cans and bottles in Scotland - which will be refunded if the items are returned after use

9th May 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Charity supporters to wear tartan with pride

Cancer Research UK volunteers have helped to create a new tartan range to help support the organisation's work

9th May 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Helen Mirren and Will Smith join homeless movement

Hollywood stars have joined a Scottish charity's bid to reduce homelessness around the world

9th May 2019 by Gareth Jones

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