Funding & Finance

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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Five ways charities can transform their transparency

Simon Francis outlines principles for improved transparency and increased visibility of charity fundraising

10th October 2017 by TFN Guest

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Are fundraisers the Cinderella of charities?

Susan Smith reflects on the role of fundraisers within Scottish charities following the TFN Live event at the Scottish Fundraising conference

4th October 2017 by Susan Smith

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Risky business: why trustees must be on top of risk

Adrienne Airlie provides some advice for charity trustees on how to mitigate risks to the health and wellbeing of their charity

3rd October 2017 by TFN

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Make a big difference

John James says small charities should not shy away from investing for social good

3rd October 2017 by TFN

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Looking after cash and investments

Heather Lamont, CCLA client investment director, gives advice on how to make sure your money is safe

19th September 2017 by TFN Guest

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No complaints about Scottish fundraising

Alison Elliot on the state of fundraising in Scotland following the launch of the Scottish Fundraising Standards Panel

19th September 2017 by TFN

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Real Lives: I’m running my way clear of cancer

Chris Marks on being inspired by Smith's guitarist Johnny Marr to take up running in his 40s

18th September 2017 by TFN Guest

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Going Forth to flush away poverty

Elyse Kirkham and her family used their Queensferry Crossing ticket to raise cash for Toilet Twinning

13th September 2017 by TFN

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New apprenticeship scheme results in race for funding

Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisation’s policy officer Ruth Boyle looks at the issues around the Flexible Workforce Development Fund

12th September 2017 by Gareth Jones

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