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Homeless charity launches urgent appeal

The Bethany Christian Trust is looking to raise £10,000 to support its winter shelter in Edinburgh

20th February 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Nicola Sturgeon on improving the role of the third sector in Scottish society

There is still a way to go in ensuring the third sector is perceived as an equal player in Scottish society but the first minister is optimistic

20th February 2019 by Susan Smith

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Charity workers’ fears for the future laid bare

Rising overheads, funding cuts and increased work loads are amongst the concerns that third sector staff have - a survey has revealed

20th February 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Pop-up charity shops can transform struggling high streets

Most people favour putting empty shops to community or charity use to keep high streets vibrant

19th February 2019 by Graham Martin

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Charities warn of a council funding catastrophe

A significant reduction in community funding in Edinburgh will affect thousands of families and could result in organisations closing

19th February 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Employability programme provider in administration

The closure of Working Links presents an opportunity for greater third sector involvement in Fair Start Scotland, SCVO has claimed

19th February 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Capaldi supports CHAS at Capital Sci-Fi Con

Former Dr Who Peter Capaldi was the star attraction at one of Edinburgh's most impressive fundraising events

18th February 2019 by Susan Smith

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Funding boost for Fife Gingerbread

The charity has received £60,000 to help it become more sustainable as efforts to save the organisation continue

15th February 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Third sector gets millions to improve communities

More than £2 million has been provided to allow Highlands and islands communities find new ways to improve people’s lives and services

15th February 2019 by Graham Martin

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Chefs join campaign to save charity

Martin Wishart and Tom Kitchen have launched a crowdfunder which aims to raise £50,000 to save Pilton Community Health Project

15th February 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Guidance shows how to make good calls

A "how to" has been published by the IoF

13th February 2019 by Robert Armour

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Council to take over Legacy Hub

Glasgow City Council is set to take control of the Dalmarnock facility after charity the People's Development Trust collapsed

13th February 2019 by Gareth Jones

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£1.4m National Lottery boost gives older Scots a new lease of life

National Lottery Community Fund gives out 16 grants to older people's groups across Scotland

12th February 2019 by Susan Smith

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Kids Company probe on hold

A Charity Commission investigation into the scandal-hit organisation is on ice while legal proceedings take place

12th February 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Charity in funding plea as projects face axe

Fife Gingerbread has penned an open letter to local authority bosses, highlighting its work and fears over existing partnerships

12th February 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Instagram to include donate function

People will soon be able to donate to charity through Instagram

11th February 2019 by Graham Martin

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Nominations open for the Scottish Charity Awards 2019

Charities and individuals across Scotland are being urged to apply for Scotland's prestigious charity awards

11th February 2019 by Graham Martin

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Community fundraisers are no longer “poor relations”

A pioneering study shows the benefits community fundraising teams bring to charities in Scotland

8th February 2019 by Graham Martin

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Poverty chief to address third sector

The UN's Philip Alston will discuss the findings of his UK poverty visit with Scottish civil society representatives

7th February 2019 by Gareth Jones

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