Funding & Finance

Revealed: the weirdest charity shop donations

A stuffed bison and a live hand grenade are among the weird and wacky objects donated to charity shops

17th November 2017 by Graham Martin

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Bereaved mum welcomes cot death cash boost

A mother who lost her son in the most tragic of circumstances has welcomed a National Lottery cash boost for the Scottish Cot Death Trust

17th November 2017 by Graham Martin

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Celtic raise £2m in six days

​Incredible fundraising effort commemorating the Lisbon Lions

16th November 2017 by Robert Armour

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Raise £1,918 for WW1 centenary

Actors playing WW1 soldiers are helping to promoting PoppyScotland's new Poppy Pledge for next year's WW1 centenary

14th November 2017 by Susan Smith

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Bus firm backs charity sleepout

The Stagecoach Group will be providing free travel to Sleep in the Park

10th November 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Funding boost for charitable groups

The ScottishPower Foundation has shared £30,000 between seven charities

10th November 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Funds to be raised in run-up to war centenary

We Remember Them will raise funds for Scottish charity Horseback UK

10th November 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Councils invest £1.8 billion in fossil fuels

Friends of the Earth Scotland has revealed the extent to which local authorities invest in oil, coal and gas firms

9th November 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Social innovators rewarded for bright ideas

The Social Innovation Competition winners have been revealed

8th November 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Charity to tackle poverty in communities

The Bethany Christian Trust has been awarded £43,000 for projects in the east of Scotland

8th November 2017 by Gareth Jones

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What comes first: salaries or service users?

Susan Smith says the charity sector must avoid the false dichotomy between a decent wage and their charitable purpose

8th November 2017 by Susan Smith

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Fund allows groups to tackle digital exclusion

The latest round of the Digital Participation Charter Fund will support 17 organisations from across Scotland

7th November 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Poppy Appeal stays true to history

The Poppy Appeal is one of the longest running and most successful fundraising campaigns still going, but faces challenges to remain relevant

7th November 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Vital women’s project can’t cope with workload

More staff urgently needed

7th November 2017 by Robert Armour

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Funding to strengthen Malawi links

The Scottish Government has announced a new round of funding for projects in the African nation

6th November 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Living Wage set to rise in Scotland

Accredited employers will pay £8.75 an hour from next year

6th November 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Scam donation site set-up in murdered woman’s name

Police urge public not to give to donations page on popular website

6th November 2017 by Robert Armour

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Time to fund a fairer society

Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations public affairs director John Downie wants a debate on what impact increased taxation will have

3rd November 2017 by TFN Guest

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Tax the rich to help the poor, says charity

CPAG and SCVO have said the time is right for examining the rate of income tax

3rd November 2017 by Gareth Jones

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