Funding & Finance

With just three months to go, the GDPR clock is ticking

Alison Johnston, lead policy officer for the Information Commissioner’s Office, urges charities not to panic about GDPR

21st February 2018 by TFN

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Scanning the financial horizon

Heather Lamont looks at a few recent headlines from the financial press and considers what they might mean for your charity’s finances.

21st February 2018 by TFN Guest

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Don’t panic: charity storm clouds have a silver lining

Susan Smith says don’t panic about falling trust levels, be proactive and seize the opportunity to create good news

21st February 2018 by Susan Smith

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Shape the future of digital tax system

Jim Burberry, from financial consultants RSM, looks at how plans to create a digital tax system will affect charities

19th February 2018 by TFN

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Many hands make the lightsaber work

Charlotte Bray was in her element at Capital Sci-Fi Con, a fundraiser in aid of Children's Hospices Across Scotland

13th February 2018 by Charlotte Bray

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Time for Change: a charity view of Dr Who’s sex change

Charlotte Bray, fundraiser and Dr Who fan, believes there's much charities can learn from the time lord's sex change

9th January 2018 by Charlotte Bray

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Helping the third sector get creative about approaching bids

Jim Wallace gives some advice to the third sector on getting creative with bids

19th December 2017 by TFN

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Video can help to promote good causes

Sally Hall discusses what type of equipment might be worth investing in to help your organisation produce online videos

19th December 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Scottish charities will miss out on tampon tax funds

Ellie Hutchinson, of The Empowerment Project, said that stipulations set by the Government means Scottish organisations will miss out on vital funding

15th December 2017 by TFN Guest

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Integration and reputation will be the fundraising buzzwords for 2018

Simon Francis reflects on how 2017 has been a turning point for charity fundraising and what this will mean for communicators in 2018

7th December 2017 by TFN Guest

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Mary’s Meals made me realise how lucky my children are

Sarah Thomson visited Malawi where she met with Mary’s Meals and saw the difference a daily meal is making to children the same age as her own

7th December 2017 by TFN Guest

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Money for nothing – thanks goodness we’re not alone

Charlotte Bray believes more and more companies are targeting charities in the hope of making a quick buck

5th December 2017 by TFN Guest

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An effective board should lie at the heart of charity resilience

Steph Taylor argues board development is vital for charity success

5th December 2017 by TFN Guest

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There has never been a greater need for dementia care

John MacMillan on why the Eric Liddell Center wants to enhance the quality of life of more people with dementia with a new fundraising event

27th November 2017 by TFN Guest

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Autumn budget 2017: what’s in it for charities?

Julie Hutchison highlights some of the ways the the autumn statement could impact on Scottish charities

23rd November 2017 by TFN Guest

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What comes first: salaries or service users?

Susan Smith says the charity sector must avoid the false dichotomy between a decent wage and their charitable purpose

8th November 2017 by Susan Smith

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Time to fund a fairer society

Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations public affairs director John Downie wants a debate on what impact increased taxation will have

3rd November 2017 by TFN Guest

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Are you ready for the new GDPR legislation?

Fraser Nicol, partner at Scott-Moncrieff chartered accountants, looks at what charities need to do to ensure they meet the new legal requirements

20th October 2017 by TFN Guest

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Charity investments and the low carbon transition

Julie Hutchison hosted a panel discussion during Good Money Week on how charities are responding to the low carbon transition with their investments

16th October 2017 by TFN Guest

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