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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First Minister kicks off Oor Wullie’s farewell

Nicola Sturgeon marked the start of a series of goodbyes to Scotland's favourite son for another year

13th September 2019 by Yasmin Hackett

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Legacy donations can create special moments

To mark Remember a Charity Week, Lisa Cowan reveals how legacy donations can support vital work

13th September 2019 by TFN Guest

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No-deal Brexit could lead to bleak winter for charities in Scotland

Social care suppliers could collapse within months of departure from the EU, with food prices and drug shortages hitting vulnerable communities

13th September 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Charity labels 500 hospital deaths as “tragic”

Age Scotland has said the amount of patients who die while waiting for discharge shows the need for urgent action in social care

13th September 2019 by Gareth Jones

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JK Rowling makes huge charitable donation

The Anne Rowling Regenerative Neurology Clinic will benefit from £15m to boost its groundbreaking research

12th September 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Oor Wullie bucket trail auctions to take place

Three children's hospital charities will be hosting auctions in their regions

11th September 2019 by Yasmin Hackett

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SFA urged to offer discount tickets to older fans

Failing to offer discounted tickets is a missed opportunity to fill the stands says charity

10th September 2019 by Yasmin Hackett

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Charities sought to help revamp landmark former factory

The old H Morris & Company factory is set to become a hub for grassroots sports, after a charity took control of the imposing structure

10th September 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Charities over-reliant on funding from single source

Around one in 10 organisations would collapse if they lost their main source of funding, a survey of charity leaders has shown

10th September 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Pedal for Scotland ends after 20 years

The Glasgow to Edinburgh cycling challenge has raised millions of pounds for charity since starting in 1999

10th September 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Tributes paid to charity cyclist

Colin Anderson, 57, died after falling unwell during the Pedal for Scotland

10th September 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Revealed: the charities benefiting from legacy giving

Highest number of charities on record benefit from legacy donations

9th September 2019 by Graham Martin

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The Big Issue to go cashless in Scotland

After a successful trial period, The Big Issue is now rolling out contactless payments across the UK

9th September 2019 by Yasmin Hackett

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Charity worker embarks on 340 mile pilgrimage

Mark Calder is raising funds to rebuild communities in the Middle East

9th September 2019 by Yasmin Hackett

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Getting Pretty Muddy to help fight cancer

A brave schoolboy diagnosed with cancer as a newborn took centre stage at the Race for Life Pretty Muddy Glasgow

9th September 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Social enterprises play a dynamic role in Scottish life

Scotland boasts a vibrant social enterprise sector that contributes £2.3 billion annually to our economy

6th September 2019 by Graham Martin

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Probe into fake fundraising drive set up in dead PC’s name

Police are investigating after a fundraising drive claimed to be raising money for the funeral of PC Roy Buggins

6th September 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Chance for social enterprises to win a rebrand

Five organisations are being given the chance to undergo a makeover

6th September 2019 by Gareth Jones

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