Funding & Finance

New social enterprises set to flourish

Seven social entrepreneurs from across the country have been announced as the latest participants in LaunchMe, the social enterprise accelerator

3rd April 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Science festival boycotts oil companies

The Edinburgh International Science Festival will no longer accept financial support from oil and gas companies over climate change concerns

3rd April 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Support for 12,500 Scots who have dementia and sight loss

Charities are working together to provide enhanced care for those who face living with dementia and sight loss

3rd April 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Time to cut the red tape on charity lotteries – and release £125 million to good causes

Tony Vick says we are sitting on a fortune that could be used for good - if restrictions on charity lotteries are eased

2nd April 2019 by TFN Guest

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Free personal care extended

Free care will be available to anyone who needs it, following a long campaign by former footballer Frank Kopel's widow

2nd April 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Universal Credit support service launched

Citizens Advice Scotland will offer specialist support to people going through their initial application for the benefit

1st April 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Fundraisers who commit misconduct to be named and shamed

The Institute of Fundraising has announced a new taskforce to tackle harassment, after claims that inappropriate behaviour within the sector is rife

1st April 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Fight against bigotry in Scotland continues

Projects across Scotland are set to share more than £500,000 to fight sectarianism

1st April 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Crowdfunding saves Outlander mill for the nation

The National Trust for Scotland has successfully crowdfunded the restoration of one of Scotland’s most picturesque mills

29th March 2019 by Graham Martin

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Climate change funding announced

More than 80 projects across Scotland have received funding to help combat the devastating effects of climate change

29th March 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Join Race for Life to mark Mother’s Day

Cancer Research is asking for families to take part in the annual event to help raise vital funds

28th March 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Scots shoppers turning to second-hand goods

Almost half of people believe that buying second-hand items is important to help the environment

27th March 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Scots asked how they would tackle poverty

Ordinary Scots take part in participatory budgeting event

27th March 2019 by Graham Martin

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Private schools face £7m bill as they lose charity rate relief

The cost to independent schools as a result of losing charitable tax rates is higher than first estimated

27th March 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Foodbank use in Scotland laid bare

A staggering 480,000 food parcels were handed out to struggling Scots over an 18-month period

27th March 2019 by Gareth Jones

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American charity enters employability programme

Fedcap Employment has been named as the replacement for the now defunct firm Working Links in the Fair Start Scotland programme

26th March 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Sleep-outs raise £28k for the homeless

Brave fundraisers across Scotland raised more than £28,000 by taking part in Big Sleep Out events to help homeless people in Scotland

26th March 2019 by Graham Martin

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JustGiving drops donation fees

The online service - which has raised £3.8 billion for charities - previously charged a 5% fee on donations

26th March 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Brexit: what should happen now?

Brexit: what should happen now?

25th March 2019 by Graham Martin

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