Funding & Finance

Problem page: How to invest charity funds

Got a problem that’s holding your organisation back? Aunt Tiffany knows everyone who’s anyone in the third sector – and will find the answer

24th September 2018 by TFN Guest

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Protect your charity with risk management

John Cleghorn explains how your charity can implement a risk management strategy.

21st September 2018 by TFN Guest

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Wonga no more…or is it?

The Reverend Iain May calls for lending changes following the demise of Wonga

18th September 2018 by TFN Guest

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Where do charities sit within social enterprises?

Robin Fallas looks at where charities fit into the social enterprise picture, and how links are increasing

28th August 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Creating the Corra Foundation – reflections on a transformative year

Shelley Grey reflects on the rebrand of Corra Foundation a year on

27th August 2018 by TFN Guest

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Are cuts crippling our communities?

Iris Quar argues that cuts to community services get pushed through at our peril

27th August 2018 by TFN Guest

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Charities must account for market impact on investments

Lynne Lamont stresses the importance of keeping track of any investments

6th July 2018 by TFN Guest

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What is a modern charity anyway - and do you care?

Susan Smith is confused about what a modern charity is, which is why TFN is asking for your help working it out

6th July 2018 by Susan Smith

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10 years of social enterprise

Dr Mairi Mackay looks back 10 years to the first Social Enterprise World Forum as she prepares to attend this year's event in Edinburgh

5th July 2018 by TFN Guest

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Why the third sector should collaborate to secure public contracts

Yvonne McBride discusses how collaboration can help social enterprises bid for public sector contracts

14th June 2018 by TFN Guest

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Is the tail wagging the dog in your funding strategy?

Ailsa Roddie highlights the potential pitfalls of funding-led projects

7th June 2018 by TFN Guest

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The fight against scams is a fight for all of us

Citizens Advice Scotland chief executive Derek Mitchell discusses Scams Awareness Month

7th June 2018 by TFN Guest

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People are at their best when faced with adversity

Lee Peyton founded Breaking Strain Events with business partner Garry Mackay and has helped raise £1m for charity

4th June 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Positive changes in the charity pension schemes

David Davison on the positive changes that have occured to charity pension schemes laws

29th May 2018 by TFN Guest

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I’m doing all four Kiltwalks - and sight loss won’t stop me

Annette West on why she's doing all four Kiltwalks for RNIB

8th May 2018 by TFN Guest

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Fed up hearing about small charity survival fears

Susan Smith is disheartened to hear that funders are still not putting their faith in small charities to deliver vital services

2nd May 2018 by Susan Smith

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Charity shops should not be taken for granted

Mark Chapman, from the Charity Retail Association, says charity shop numbers are at a high but it is important to expand online operations

24th April 2018 by TFN Guest

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Wanted: innovative enterprising ideas to boost life for young Scots

Josiah Lockhart is calling for people who think they know a way to transform life for young Scots to apply to the Social Innovation Competition

9th April 2018 by TFN Guest

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Being bold about being a fundraiser

Natasha MacKinnon says fundraisers need not keep quiet about their work

3rd April 2018 by TFN Guest

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