Funding & Finance

Premium The impact of small-scale philanthropy

Susan Smith meets philanthropist David Graham, the man behind the new Social Impact Theatre (SIT-UP) Award at this year’s Fringe Festival.

17th August 2018 by Susan Smith

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Income drops from mass fundraisers - but Scottish events buck the trend

Charity income from the biggest mass participation events has fallen

16th August 2018 by Graham Martin

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Children’s charity cuts workforce after crippling funding cuts

Action for Children has reduced its fulltime staff as a result of losing millions of pounds in local authority funding

16th August 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Fund doubles grant sizes

A popular cultural and arts fund is more than doubled the size of its grants

9th August 2018 by Graham Martin

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Scotland’s most generous

With huge wealth comes huge responsibility. Here we reveal the wealthy Scots who give most to good causes

9th August 2018 by Robert Armour

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Rape Crisis group faces funding threat

Glasgow and Clyde Rape Crisis is understood to have lost funding over concerns it does not do enough for men

8th August 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Judy Murray to tackle Kiltwalk

The mum of tennis stars Andy and Jamie is urging others to take part in the Edinburgh event next month

8th August 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Top comedians get ready for charity Fringe show

The winner of this year’s Britain’s Got Talent will appear alongside some of television’s favourite comedians to help raise funds for Barnardo's

7th August 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Social enterprises gain funding

The Scottish Government has invested almost £5 million in ethical businesses over the financial year

6th August 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Should OSCR charge charities for its services?

Would you be willing to pay OSCR to regulate?

6th August 2018 by Robert Armour

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Grants of £60,000 available for Scottish charities

Organisations urged to apply

2nd August 2018 by Robert Armour

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Asylum seeker charity runs out of cash

Small charity giving out crisis cash has run out of money

2nd August 2018 by Robert Armour

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Orchard microfunder set to grow

​You can pick the sweetest fruit in the concrete jungle

27th July 2018 by TFN

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News in brief: what’s been going on across Scotland’s third sector 27 July 2018

A selection of stories from communities and voluntary organisations across Scotland

27th July 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Third sector fears Westminster funding power grab

Concern has been expressed over plans for Westminster to manage the replacement for the European Structural Funds

27th July 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Anti-poverty charities get £4 million

Projects around Scotland which support action to tackle poverty and social exclusion will share £4 million of funding

25th July 2018 by Graham Martin

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Future of three care homes secured

Bield has announced that three of its care homes have been transferred to a new provider - however the battle to save a further eight has ended

24th July 2018 by Gareth Jones

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News in brief: what’s been going on across Scotland’s third sector 20 July 2018

A selection of stories from communities and voluntary organisations across Scotland

20th July 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Charities struck off following £1.6m fraud case

Two charities ran by a couple convicted of using migrants to falsely claim benefits have been removed from the charity register

20th July 2018 by Gareth Jones

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