Funding & Finance

The impact of small-scale philanthropy

Susan Smith meets philanthropist David Graham, the man behind the new Social Impact Theatre (SIT-UP) Award at this year’s Fringe Festival.

17th August 2018 by Susan Smith

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Premium Doddie is driving MND research forwards

My Name’5 Doddie Foundation has raised £1m in just a year. Gareth Jones talks to trustee Jill Douglas about the challenges of setting up a charity.

23rd November 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Premium Mighty strides forward: how the Kiltwalk was saved

Sir Tom Hunter writes exclusively for TFN on how the Kiltwalk was saved

23rd October 2018 by TFN Guest

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Premium Easy money: is foundation giving the future of charity funding, or is it just a lottery?

Trusts and foundations are becoming ever more important in the face of drastic public spending cuts. TFN finds out how the sector is coping with demand.

18th October 2018 by Susan Smith

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Premium Charity shops winning the high-street war

TFN investigates how charities are faring on the high street and what the future holds for charity retail

28th September 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Goodmovers - who’s on the move in the third sector?

Goodmovers - who's on the move in the third sector?

18th May 2018 by TFN

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Goodmovers 16/04/18

Goodmovers: who has a new job?

16th April 2018 by TFN

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Give Africa the chance to flourish

The Wood Foundation has called for other philanthropic organisations to follow suit in funding projects which look at creating long term progress

5th February 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Goodmovers 12/01/2018 - who has a new job in the third sector?

Goodmovers 12/01/2018 - who has a new job in the third sector?

11th January 2018 by TFN

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Chief encounters: Josiah Lockhart believes in honest enterprise

Josiah Lockhart is excited by the excitement of new social entrepreneurs coming through the doors of Firstport

28th November 2017 by TFN Guest

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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 Alex Turnbull

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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 Alex Turnbull

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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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