Social Justice & Poverty

Thirty years in the third sector – how the environment has changed

Jonny Kinross reflects on the changes he has seen in the sector

17th August 2018 by TFN Guest

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Demand for funding doubles due to Covid-19

One of Scotland's most important foundations has revealed the staggering impact Covid-19 has on demand for grants

23rd September 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Funding to fight holiday hunger

Organisations in Glasgow are being invited to continue vital support to help children access healthy meals during school holidays

23rd September 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Disability charity warns of winter jobs crisis

Leonard Cheshire calls for furlough extension and purple passports to protect jobs

23rd September 2020 by Gavin Stuart

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Sector’s mental health fears grow

Organisations are growing increasingly concerned about the mental health of their staff and service users, a new report has shown

18th September 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Online awards extravaganza approaches

There are just seven days until the Scottish Charity Awards, with guests able to attend for free and from the comfort of their sofa

18th September 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Citizens Advice helps thousands of new clients during pandemic

Report highlights impact of coronavirus on all levels of society

16th September 2020 by Gavin Stuart

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Charities warn of Test and Protect scammers

Fraudsters posing as contact tracers are targeting the elderly and vulnerable

15th September 2020 by Gavin Stuart

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Vulnerable families gifted devices to get online

Around 230 households in the Highlands will benefit from the initiative

15th September 2020 by Gavin Stuart

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Postcode lottery scam warning

Letters claiming households have won a share of £425,000 are fake and aimed at gaining money from the unsuspecting residents

15th September 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Community camp goes online

The Eden Project Virtual Community Camp will bring communities together at a time when supporting each other has never been more important

15th September 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Poorest Scots set for bleakest winter

Pandemic has exacerbated their problems

14th September 2020 by Robert Armour

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Covid-19 increases stress for refugees

Many of those with refugee status, or who have applied for asylum, have described their mental health as poor or very poor

10th September 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Crisis funding still available

Organisations - including those who have already received grants - are being urged to apply for funding to support the community through Covid-19

9th September 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Foodbank demand doubles during lockdown

Campaigners call on governments to address rising poverty levels

8th September 2020 by Gavin Stuart

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Communities local decisions pledge

Cosla has revealed its plans for helping Scotland to rebuild post-coronavirus

7th September 2020 by Gareth Jones

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TFN’s September magazine is out now - read it here!

You can read the latest TFN magazine online

7th September 2020 by Graham Martin

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Book your place at the Scottish Charity Awards

This year's ceremony will take place as an online extravaganza and will be streamed for free so that everyone can attend safely

7th September 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Chief executive to move on after 23 years

Yvonne MacDermid OBE was one of the founding members of Money Advice Scotland

4th September 2020 by Gareth Jones

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