Funding & Finance

Poppy Appeal stays true to history

The Poppy Appeal is one of the longest running and most successful fundraising campaigns still going, but faces challenges to remain relevant

7th November 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Gorgie City Farm: a phoenix from the ashes

In spring 2016, Gorgie City Farm was on the brink of collapse but against the odds raised £100,000 in just six weeks and transformed into a thriving social firm

30th October 2017 by Susan Smith

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Chief encounters: Fiona Duncan

Chief encounters: Fiona Duncan

6th October 2017 by TFN

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Goodmovers 27 Sept 2017 - who has a new job?

Who has a new job in Scotland's third sector?

27th September 2017 by TFN

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Chief Encounters: Maddy Halliday believes money can change lives

The Life Changes Trust chief executive believes the third sector is a calling but can't pick a favourite Brian Cox

26th September 2017 by Tony Garcia

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Let’s Talk Pensions

TFN takes a look at the state of pension deficits in the third sector by asking three experts to answer some basic questions.

28th April 2017 by TFN Staff

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Chief encounters: Mark Bevan on taking calls from royalty in the bath

Mark Bevan of Business in the Community Scotland on what charities can learn from the inextricable link between business and society

25th April 2017 by TFN Staff

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Chief encounters: Paul Cooney is loving life at the Kiltwalk

Paul Cooney is determined to get everyone from his local barista to Brian Cox on one of 2017's Kiltwalks

16th November 2016 by Molly Millar

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Chief encounters: Mark Bibbey on why the Poppy is still important

Mark Bibbey is chief executive of Poppyscotland and believes public support for the Poppy Appeal is as important today as ever

8th November 2016 by TFN Staff

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Chief Encounters: Ian MacQuillin on why fundraising isn’t fixed

Ian MacQuillin on a near death experience and the crucial mistakes made by fundraisers

4th October 2016 by TFN

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Scotland’s social enterprises poised for a supermarket sweep

Jordan Ogg investigates a new supplier development programme that could allow social enterprises to work with large retailers

1st September 2016 by Jordan Ogg

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Fringe charity partnership’s success is no joke

2016 is the 25th year that Waverley Care has teamed up with The Pleasance Theatre trust and their fundraising is set to break the £400,000 barrier

24th August 2016 by Paul Cardwell

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What Brexit means for the third sector

A week after the shock EU referendum result, Susan Smith examines how the third sector has responded and what the result means for the future

30th June 2016 by Susan Smith

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Chief encounters: Peter Ostacchini of CAF Bank

Peter Ostacchini of CAF Bank on what makes him tick

27th May 2016 by TFN Staff

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Chief encounters: Graeme Galloway on money and success

Triodos Bank's Graeme Galloway likes a film with meaning and believes in the power of money to create social good

17th May 2016 by TFN Staff

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Daffodil appeal expected to bloom this month

2016 is the 30th anniversary of the first ever Marie Curie Great Daffodil Appeal. It has raised over £73 million with hopes this year will be the best yet.

7th March 2016 by Paul Cardwell

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The Big TFN 2015 Quiz

Angelina Jolie, David Mundell, John Lewis and Coldplay – there has been some big names linked to charities this year. But do you know why? Take our quiz!

10th December 2015 by Paul Cardwell

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Airport celebrates unique approach to social responsibility

​It is the only airport in Scotland to offer communities in its flight path funding to support hundreds of projects

9th November 2015 by Robert Armour

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