Social Justice & Poverty

Covid-19 human rights inquiry call

Scottish equality and human rights groups would like to see the implications the pandemic is having for communities examined

17th April 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Hundreds contact Childline about coronavirus

Young people have raised concerns over their mental health, worry about their parents losing jobs and reported abuse to the helpline

17th April 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Daily coronavirus roundup for third sector

News on how Scotland's voluntary sector is responding to the pandemic

17th April 2020 by Robert Armour

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Challenge aims to raise millions for charity

Organisers of major fundraising events hope The 2.6 Challenge will fill the gap left by postponement of events such as the London Marathon

17th April 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Sex workers forced onto streets during lockdown

Risks being taken through desperation

16th April 2020 by Robert Armour

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Daily coronavirus roundup for third sector

News briefing on the sector's response during the pandemic

16th April 2020 by Robert Armour

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Crisis grants total passes £1m

Foundation Scotland has distributed over £1m to more than 260 groups since launching its new coronavirus emergency fund

15th April 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Daily coronavirus roundup for third sector, Wednesday 15 April

News on how Scotland's voluntary sector is responding to the pandemic

15th April 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Harry backs Street Soccer Scotland

Former West Ham and Tottenham boss Harry Redknapp took the time to speak to the players the charity supports

15th April 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Men’s Shed produces vital equipment

Kinross and District Men’s Shed is producing face masks to help support key workers during the coronavirus pandemic

14th April 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Daily coronavirus roundup for third sector, Tuesday 14 April

News on how Scotland's voluntary sector is responding to the pandemic

14th April 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Furlough queries dominate concerns raised

Almost a third of coronavirus related enquiries made to a national advice service centre around the job retention scheme

14th April 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Charities invited to apply to £50m fund

The Wellbeing Fund aims to assist third sector organisations working with people impacted by the coronavirus pandemic

14th April 2020 by Gareth Jones

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We want to hear about your Covid heroes

Gareth Jones is looking to get in touch with the people who are making a difference during the coronavirus pandemic

9th April 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Your TFN magazine is available to read here!

Your new TFN magazine is out now – and you can read it here!

9th April 2020 by Graham Martin

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£30m pledge to Scottish charities

The emergency funding is part of a wider £750 million package which aims to support organisations across the UK

9th April 2020 by Gareth Jones

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IT giants offer free video conferencing

IBM and Cisco will provide the Webex conferencing tool for free to charities

9th April 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Scotland faces cost of living crisis

Citizens Advice Scotland has found a third of Scots are worried about being able to pay for food and other essentials

9th April 2020 by Gareth Jones

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£500k in emergency funding handed out

Organisations from across Scotland have already benefited from emergency coronavirus funding

8th April 2020 by Gareth Jones

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