Funding & Finance

Concern over unused £3.5m poverty fund

More than £3.5m earmarked from the EU for helping the most vulnerable people in the UK is lying unused

29th July 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Top charity fundraisers revealed

An annual list of the top 25 charity fundraising events in the UK has been published - with no great change in the total amount brought in

29th July 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Funding for community groups up for grabs

Grants of up to £20,000 are available for a range of projects from the People's Postcode Lottery

25th July 2019 by Gareth Jones

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£1.2 million service for families of murder victims

Victim Support Scotland is set to offer families enhanced counselling and help with duties such as arranging funerals

24th July 2019 by Gareth Jones

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MPs launch inquiry into National Lottery

Consultation looks to modernise all aspects

24th July 2019 by Robert Armour

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Self absorbed and self defeating

Annie Gunner Logan takes aim at charities’ desperate scrabbling to save their reputations in light of appalling abuse

24th July 2019 by TFN Guest

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Gender pay gap lower at “general” charities than other sectors

Official figures show charities have an average pay gap of 2% in favour of male employees.

23rd July 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Teachers embark on Notre Dame challenge for Mary’s Meals

Three Glasgow teachers will pedal 940 miles across France and Italy to raise money for the charity.

23rd July 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Social innovation incubator expands to Glasgow

Applications have now opened for Good Ideas Glasgow, following two introductory workshops

23rd July 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Social enterprise coffee blend launched

Social Bite has teamed up with Dear Green to launch a new blend which not only tastes good, but also delivers good

22nd July 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Award for social enterprise that teaches circus skills to youngsters

Think Circus CIC has been granted £25,000 from start-up agency Firstport.

17th July 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Report recommends VAT exemption for charitable wills

The Charity Tax Commission has suggested a string of reforms to help third sector fundraising.

17th July 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Charities welcome move to boost lottery income

Third sector organisation will now be able to raise up to £50m a year through lotteries.

17th July 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Charity law consultation responses: is that all there is?

The Scottish Government’s latest update on the charity law consultation is welcome, but there is more to be done, writes David Dunsire

16th July 2019 by TFN Guest

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More than £58m raised by Children In Need

Last year’s Children In Need appeal raised more than £58 million

12th July 2019 by Graham Martin

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RBS staff raise £100,000 for mental health charities

The money will be split between SAMH and Mind.

10th July 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Charity lotteries ‘should be able to offer £1m jackpots’

Campaigners want end to regulations dating back to 1976.

10th July 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Fall in participation for Tough Mudder-style events

Fewer people are fundraising through endurance challenges, a report has found.

9th July 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Social enterprises can get funding worth £3.3 million

Two new funding challenges worth £3.3 million are being launched to support all social enterprises – large and small - across Scotland

9th July 2019 by Graham Martin

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