Funding & Finance

Emotional plea goes out to Santa – please stop here

Baby Sia will be in hospital this Christmas, so Edinburgh Children's Hospital Charity is calling on people to join its call to make #SantaStopHere

8th December 2017 by Susan Smith

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£15 million up for grabs from tampon tax fund

Grants of at least £1 million are available for women’s charities in the latest round of the tampon tax fund

8th December 2017 by Graham Martin

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Integration and reputation will be the fundraising buzzwords for 2018

Simon Francis reflects on how 2017 has been a turning point for charity fundraising and what this will mean for communicators in 2018

7th December 2017 by TFN Guest

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Celebs stay warm for Christmas Jumper Day

Game of Thrones actor James Cosmo is amongst the stars who have backed Save the Children’s Christmas Jumper Day

7th December 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Mary’s Meals made me realise how lucky my children are

Sarah Thomson visited Malawi where she met with Mary’s Meals and saw the difference a daily meal is making to children the same age as her own

7th December 2017 by TFN Guest

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Families of disabled children fight helpline closure

Families are set to protest outside Edinburgh City Chambers on Friday 8 December against the closure of a helpline for families of disabled children

7th December 2017 by Susan Smith

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New charity invites Scots to invest in local services

Scottish Communities Finance will invest in social enterprises that provide services in local areas

7th December 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Dugdale to make charity donation, but will not say how much

The former Labour leader was voted out of I'm a Celebrity at the weekend

6th December 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Millions use overdraft every month

A debt charity has called for action to be taken to help those who are constantly in the red

6th December 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Charities benefit from First Minister’s Christmas card

Artwork by John Byrne will be auctioned off to raise money for Food Train, SCIAF, Scottish Women’s Aid and the Teapot Trust

6th December 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Support for great ideas in former mining communities

The Coalfields Enterprise Support Programme will back social enterprises and other organisations

5th December 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Sleep in the Park attracts 8,000 participants

More than £2 million has already been raised through the event, which aims to start a movement to end homelessness

5th December 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Money for nothing – thanks goodness we’re not alone

Charlotte Bray believes more and more companies are targeting charities in the hope of making a quick buck

5th December 2017 by TFN Guest

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An effective board should lie at the heart of charity resilience

Steph Taylor argues board development is vital for charity success

5th December 2017 by TFN Guest

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Society lotteries celebrate £255m for good causes

Last year proved the best ever for the UK's society lotteries, but Lotteries Council chair Jo Bucci says they could raise much more

4th December 2017 by Susan Smith

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Charities failing to use mobile technology for donations

The Giving on the Go report has revealed that only a quarter of organisations offer mobile apps which can accept donations

4th December 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Group aims to fund policy work in Scotland

The Scottish Policy Foundation aims to address a lack of funding for research

1st December 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Dads Rock gets Scottish Government lifeline

A £50,000 grant from the Scottish Government has temporarily saved the threatened Edinburgh charity from closure

1st December 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Facebook scraps fundraising fees for charities

Social media giant Facebook has announced it will scrap fees on all donations to non-profit organisations

30th November 2017 by Graham Martin

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