Funding & Finance

Payroll giving generates £1.3bn for charity

Generous employees have donated more than £1.3 billion to charity direct from their pay through the UK’s first and largest payroll giving scheme

3rd April 2017 by Graham Martin

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EXCLUSIVE: New £1 coin wreaking havoc for charities

Charity collection tins are too small to accept new coin and can’t be changed until after Brexit

1st April 2017 by TFN

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Donations keep life saving charity chopper aloft for longer

Emergency cover in Scotland is set to be enhanced as the country’s only charity-funded helicopter air ambulance extends its operational hours

31st March 2017 by Graham Martin

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Charities quids in with pound coin campaign

Charities could be quids in after people were encouraged to give their old pound coins to charity

30th March 2017 by Graham Martin

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Brits leave £2.5bn to charity in their wills

The National Trust for Scotland was the most popular Scottish charity for people to leave money to in their will last year

30th March 2017 by Susan Smith

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Take That have a special message for Kiltwalkers

The pop trio are urging those taking part to never forget what they are walking for

29th March 2017 by Paul Cardwell

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Frantic fans shell out at Trainspotting charity auction

The 316 lot charity auction held in Glasgow exceeded all expectations

28th March 2017 by Paul Cardwell

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Being the best you can be is key for all fundraisers

Gary Kernahan on why fundraisers can't afford to miss this year's Scottish fundraising conference

28th March 2017 by TFN Guest

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Comic Relief could be investigated by Ofcom as complaints flood in

Over 150 complaints were made to the media watchdog with viewers particularly offended over penis gag

28th March 2017 by Paul Cardwell

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Scotland has donated £3 million to DEC East Africa Crisis Appeal

There is a lack of safe drinking water and food is becoming increasingly scarce in East Africa

28th March 2017 by Paul Cardwell

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Community service for man who stole from Scottish charity

An accountant from Peebles admitted embezzling thousands while volunteering for an Edinburgh veteran's charity

27th March 2017 by Susan Smith

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Embrace video to unlock new funding

Sally Hall has discovered a video is better than a 1000 words when it comes to funding applications

27th March 2017 by TFN Guest

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Cash and training on offer to new social entrepreneurs

Grants of up to £10,000 and mentoring support are on offer through the School for Social Entrepreneurs in partnership with Lloyds Banking Group

27th March 2017 by Paul Cardwell

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Brexit fallout will cut Scotland’s third sector deeply

Maggie Lennon is calling on Scotland's third sector to get involved now in lobbying for a fair deal for the third sector following Brexit

24th March 2017 by TFN Guest

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Restaurant group donates all of its profits to charity

The Boozy Cow has donated £210,000 to be shared among eight charities

24th March 2017 by Paul Cardwell

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Help for Heroes cash for horse riding charity

​Latest funding award for HorseBack UK in Aberdeenshire takes total awarded to over £1 million

23rd March 2017 by Paul Cardwell

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Don’t dupe the public: private firms’ “charity” collections curbed

Private house-to-house collection companies must be up front about how much they are giving to charity – or face the full force of the law

23rd March 2017 by Graham Martin

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Spectacular light show to promote Marie Curie appeal

Edinburgh’s St Andrew Square was lit by over 2,100 illuminated handcrafted daffodils to promote the charity’s Great Daffodil Appeal

22nd March 2017 by Paul Cardwell

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What charity trustees need to know about investing

Lianne Lodge explains how charities can learn from the mistakes of others and make sure their investment portfolio reflects their charitable purpose

20th March 2017 by TFN Guest

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