Funding & Finance

Seeking social innovators to spend £5,000

Social enterprise agency Firstport is on the hunt for a new cohort of social innovators

8th August 2017 by TFN Guest

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Why are charities failing at relationship fundraising?

Ian MacQuillin examines what relationship fundraising is and why boards and senior managers simply don't get it

7th August 2017 by TFN Guest

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I’ve bounced back from cancer and want to get Pretty Muddy

Jill Cow’s life changed four years ago when she was diagnosed with cancer, but now she is urging women to sign up for the Pretty Muddy events

4th August 2017 by TFN Guest

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Help TFN investigate the pension problem

Susan Smith explains why TFN is investigating third sector pensions and what you can do to help

2nd August 2017 by Susan Smith

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Charities urged to grab a slice of £3m funding pot

Joe Ray, social investment and innovation advisor at People’s Postcode Lottery, answers questions on the launch of Dream Fund 2018

17th July 2017 by TFN

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The descent of man in fundraising

Charlotte Bray is confused about why there are so few men in fundraising

3rd July 2017 by Charlotte Bray

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Can you make things last? Be part of the circular economy

Iain Gulland explains how charities and social enterprises can tap into the new Circular Economy Investment Fund

20th June 2017 by TFN Guest

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Schools are creating the philanthropists of the future

Tracey Bird sat on the judging panel of the Youth Philanthropy Awards at her local high school and was amazed with the results

15th June 2017 by TFN Guest

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Keep the Joy Alive for children with life-shortening conditions

Maria McGill explains why CHAS is embarking on a hugely ambitions project to double its fundraising income

6th June 2017 by TFN Guest

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Drilling into the fund for independent living

Rosalind Tyler-Greig outlines the importance of the Drill fund to advance independent living for disabled people

23rd May 2017 by TFN Guest

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Apprenticeship Levy cash will support skills, training and employment

Jamie Hepburn MSP outlines how the Scottish Government plans to spend its share of the Apprenticeship Levy

23rd May 2017 by TFN Guest

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Charities must get serious about new tax evasion rules

Euan Morrison explains why charities that operate as financial institutions should be aware of new tax evasion rules

8th May 2017 by TFN Guest

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Should charities rely on unconventional income sources?

Lianne Lodge explores the problems unconverntional income can cause charities

5th May 2017 by TFN Guest

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Investment in knowledge pays the best interest

Melanie Mills believes it is essential for trustees to Get Informed about social finance

18th April 2017 by TFN Guest

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Calling Scotland’s fundraisers - help shape the Institute of Fundraising agenda

Jo Anderson is urging fundraisers to complete a short survey on the role of the Institute of Fundraising Scotland

3rd April 2017 by TFN Guest

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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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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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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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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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