Funding & Finance

Housing enterprise wins big investment

Loan finance win for one of Scotland's leading social enterprises

16th July 2018 by Robert Armour

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£1 million each for three charity projects

Do you have a £1 million dream? Now's your chance to turn it into a reality with People's Postcode Lottery Dream Fund

16th July 2018 by Susan Smith

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News in brief: what’s been going on in the third sector, 12 July 2018

An overview of some of the activities going on across the third sector in Scotland over the last few weeks

12th July 2018 by TFN Staff

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Irvine Welsh exposes the naked truth about Prostate Cancer

Trainspotting author Irvine Welsh is support a new McEwan's and Prostate Cancer UK partnership

12th July 2018 by Susan Smith

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Opinions sought on new charity governance code

People involved in running third sector organisations are being asked to give their thoughts on a new Scottish governance code

11th July 2018 by Susan Smith

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Celebrity fundraiser along Fife coastal path

The group of celebrities will walk 117 miles along the Fife coast to raise money for Theirworld charity

10th July 2018 by Susan Smith

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Online platforms could be banned from Gift Aid

Online platforms are profiteering from Gift Aid

9th July 2018 by Robert Armour

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Charities must account for market impact on investments

Lynne Lamont stresses the importance of keeping track of any investments

6th July 2018 by TFN Guest

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Survey: help TFN investigate what a modern charity is?

Perceptions of charities have changed over the 15 years since the Scottish Charity Act came into existence. TFN is exploring what a charity is and should be now

6th July 2018 by Susan Smith

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Innovation fund to support communities

Charities and social enterprises are being invited to apply to new fund which aims to help create a fairer Scotland

6th July 2018 by Gareth Jones

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What is a modern charity anyway - and do you care?

Susan Smith is confused about what a modern charity is, which is why TFN is asking for your help working it out

6th July 2018 by Susan Smith

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10 years of social enterprise

Dr Mairi Mackay looks back 10 years to the first Social Enterprise World Forum as she prepares to attend this year's event in Edinburgh

5th July 2018 by TFN Guest

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Shared banking hubs could support communities

Age Scotland has said that banks working together could help elderly people and others who are worst affected by branch closures

4th July 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Millions of businesses claim to have social purpose

A study by an ethical bank has revealed the extent of businesses which aim to benefit society

3rd July 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Supermarket raises £5m for charity partner

Charity can expect to see £10m raised by 2020

3rd July 2018 by Robert Armour

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News in brief: what’s been going on across Scotland’s third sector 3 July 2018

A selection of stories from communities and voluntary organisations across Scotland

2nd July 2018 by TFN Staff

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Poll: are overdraft charges a scam?

Calls have been made for banks to limit overdraft charges after it was revealed that massive profits are being gained from a small number of people

29th June 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Charity lotteries get green light to raise ten times more

The UK government has announced plans to increase the ticket sales limit on charity lotteries from £10m to £100m

29th June 2018 by Susan Smith

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Charity supports hospital work

The RVS has gifted £250,000 towards dementia initiatives and has celebrated the service of its volunteers

28th June 2018 by Gareth Jones

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