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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Drive to restore The Waverley hits milestone

£2 million has been raised in the bid to get the iconic ship back on the water for next year

21st October 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Latte levy set to be introduced

A charge of 20p per cup is set to be introduced by new Scottish Government legislation

18th October 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Funding pressures fueling stress within voluntary sector

Half of charity leaders admit stress amongst staff is more of an issue now than it was three years ago

18th October 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Support to deliver social security

A £500,000 fund is being opened for organisations which help people accessing new benefits to be delivered by the Scottish Government

18th October 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Award for Scottish philanthropist

Sir Ian Wood urged others to spread charity across the globe at a ceremony in New York this week

17th October 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Awareness essential in tackling charity fraud

Euan Morrison examines how serious an issue fraud is for the voluntary sector

16th October 2019 by TFN Guest

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Pledge to scrap non-residential care charges

Charges for services such as day care, lunch clubs, meals on wheels and monitoring alarms could be cut

16th October 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Opera star Stands up to Cancer

Monica McGhee is urging Scots to join the fight against cancer after almost losing her voice to the condition

15th October 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Funding to help homeless this winter

The Scottish Government has announced further support to help the most vulnerable through the winter months

11th October 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Light Scotland up red for Poppy Appeal

Poppyscotland is looking for landmarks across the country to take part in an event next month

11th October 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Excellent poverty work comes at a cost

David Stewart MSP praises the work of the third sector in tackling poverty, and says it is vital that it continues to be properly funded

9th October 2019 by TFN Guest

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Social security campaign relaunched

A campaign to fight for the right to social security in Scotland has been relaunched amid rising levels of poverty

9th October 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Systemic change needed to tackle poverty

Ffyona Taylor says we must never accept inequality and social exclusion as the status quo

8th October 2019 by TFN Guest

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Fundraisers in climate pledge

The Institute of Fundraising has pledged to tackle the climate emergency

7th October 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Hospice funding “on a knife-edge”

80% of charity hospices are facing a financial deficit this year, with calls for an immediate increase in funding

7th October 2019 by Gareth Jones

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News in brief: 4 October 2019

A selection of stories from communities and voluntary organisations across Scotland

4th October 2019 by Gareth Jones

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UK Government in refugee funding u-turn

A charity has hit out after being informed that funding to help refugees settle in the UK will cease in the event of a no-deal Brexit

4th October 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Hub aims to become centre of social enterprise in Scotland

Four organisations have teamed up to create a new initiative which aims to act as a one-stop-shop for social enterprises

4th October 2019 by Gareth Jones

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