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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Lottery celebrates spending £96m on befriending projects

Community Fund grants have benefited more than 920 initiatives in Scotland.

13th November 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Battle to restore community farm continues

Former staff and volunteers of Gorgie City Farm are founding a not-for-profit group to ensure funds donated by the public are used appropriately

12th November 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Funding awarded to projects in Scotland to close the digital divide

Nine exciting projects in Edinburgh and Glasgow have been funded in a bid to tackle the digital skills gap

12th November 2019 by Graham Martin

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Plans to improve voluntary sector funding welcomed

Moves to ensure greater stability for voluntary sector funding have been welcomed

12th November 2019 by Gareth Jones

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New chair aims to boost legacy giving

Remember a Charity has appointed Allan Freeman as its new chairman

12th November 2019 by Gareth Jones

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RNLI launches appeal amid “perfect storm”

The charity has seen funding fall while demand for its services continues to rise.

12th November 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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How your brand can help you recruit more volunteers

Fenella McCarthy says that getting your branding right can help an organisation boost volunteer numbers

12th November 2019 by TFN Guest

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Charities express interest in saving Gorgie City Farm

Talks are ongoing to ensure the community facility is saved after its shock closure last week

7th November 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Politicians call for voluntary sector funding revamp

Short-term and reduced funding is fueling insecurity within the sector, forcing some of its best workers to depart

7th November 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Youth work funding “on a knife edge”

A new campaign has called for investment in youth work services to be returned to pre-austerity levels

5th November 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Consultation on replacement for European funding launched

The views from the voluntary sector are being considered as the Scottish Government takes action to protect funds post-Brexit

5th November 2019 by Gareth Jones

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War veteran who raised £1m for charity dies aged 99

Tom Gilzean was a much-loved fixture on the streets of central Edinburgh.

5th November 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Thousands sign up for Giving Tuesday 2019

Last year’s event raised more than £7.8m for good causes in the UK.

5th November 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Glasgow coffee mornings raise £185k for charity

Macmillan thanked local residents and businesses for their support.

5th November 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Charity hopes for Merry Kidsmas

Barnardo's has launched a new campaign which aims to ensure vulnerable children can enjoy Christmas

5th November 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Stalking charity secures funding

Action Against Stalking is set to employ specialist staff after gaining £55,000 from the Scottish Government

5th November 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Oxfam thanks supporters after “challenging year”

The charity’s income has remained steady in the wake of scandal.

4th November 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Charity farm animals set to be spared from slaughter

More than £50,000 has been raised in a bid to save the popular attraction, with thousands signing a petition calling for animals to be rehomed

4th November 2019 by Gareth Jones

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