Funding & Finance

Charity denies whistleblower’s sacking claims

An animal welfare charity said it did not sack its head of policy because he spoke out about pension fund investments in firms using animal testing

18th June 2018 by Susan Smith

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Scottish Charity Awards 2018 in pictures

Photos from the drinks reception, dinner and awards ceremony at the Scottish Charity Awards 2018

15th June 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Aid and environmental charities get legacy boost

More people are leaving legacies to environmental and overseas aid charities – but less to religious ones, new data has revealed

15th June 2018 by Graham Martin

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Why the third sector should collaborate to secure public contracts

Yvonne McBride discusses how collaboration can help social enterprises bid for public sector contracts

14th June 2018 by TFN Guest

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Funding can make Scotland a leader in suicide prevention

A £3 million fund to help deliver a new strategy to prevent suicides has been welcomed by a charity

13th June 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Charity fined for failing to protect bank details of supporters

The British and Foreign Bible Society has been fined £100,000 by the Information Commissioner’s Office for failing to protect supporters' details

12th June 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Huge jump in charitable giving in Scotland

Generous Scots gave £1.2 billion to charity in 2017 – a huge increase from the £813 million donated in 2016

12th June 2018 by Graham Martin

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MoonWalk lights up Edinburgh

Thousands of walkers have helped to raise more than £500,000 for cancer charity Walk the Walk

11th June 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Rugby star’s charity makes first investment

The My Name’5 Doddie Foundation will invest £400,000 in game-changing MND research

11th June 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Leading Scottish HIV charity faces fight for survival

HIV Scotland is locked in talks with the Scottish Government, having seen its initial bid for annual funding knocked back

8th June 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Is the tail wagging the dog in your funding strategy?

Ailsa Roddie highlights the potential pitfalls of funding-led projects

7th June 2018 by TFN Guest

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The fight against scams is a fight for all of us

Citizens Advice Scotland chief executive Derek Mitchell discusses Scams Awareness Month

7th June 2018 by TFN Guest

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Win the chance to have dinner with Michelle Obama

Youngsters can win a table at a dinner with the former First Lady, which is being organised by The Hunter Foundation

7th June 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Failing to switch providers hits charities in the pocket

A study has found that small charities are losing more than a £1000 a year by paying over the odds for utilities

6th June 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Appeal as war leaves millions hungry

Mary's Meals is looking for increased support to help the children of South Sudan

6th June 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Charity opens new press after a century at previous base

Royal Blind has said the new braille press will help those with sight difficulties, and has also allowed it to expand its workforce

6th June 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Thousands of Scots face social care debt

More than 15,000 people fell into debt as they tried to pay their care costs, a GMB union investigation has revealed

5th June 2018 by Gareth Jones

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People are at their best when faced with adversity

Lee Peyton founded Breaking Strain Events with business partner Garry Mackay and has helped raise £1m for charity

4th June 2018 by Gareth Jones

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New name for social tech grant giver

It’s all change at one of the UK’s largest social tech charities

4th June 2018 by Graham Martin

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