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Revealed: how people will give in 2017

Cancer, children’s charities and animals are the public’s favourite causes when it comes to giving – but human rights groups are way down the list

23rd January 2017 by Graham Martin

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Two Scottish charities reveal their links to new Trainspotting film

The Junction has already raised over £3,000 from an auction of tickets to the film's premiere and Calton Athletic Recovery Group supplied seven actors

20th January 2017 by Paul Cardwell

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Philanthropist pledges more cash for charities

Sir Tom Hunter says Kiltwalk will be bigger, better and raise more cash for charities this year

19th January 2017 by Robert Armour

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Tesco donates over 500,000 meals to needy

​Retailer will ensure all surplus food goes to good causes by end of this year

19th January 2017 by Robert Armour

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Massive £29m boost for Scotland’s third sector

More cash to help tackle poverty and inequality

17th January 2017 by Robert Armour

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Housing body wins half a million to fight homelessness

The Wheatley Group will set up two services across central Scotland to support veterans transition to civilian life and avoid homelessness

16th January 2017 by Susan Smith

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Charities urged to apply for water rates exemption

Water and Sewerage Charges Exemption Scheme is open for applications

16th January 2017 by Robert Armour

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Charities given £4.3 million funding boost

​19 Scottish charities have been given a helping hand at the start of 2017 from the Big Lottery Fund Scotland

12th January 2017 by Paul Cardwell

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New Oxfam app aims to help rebuild public trust in charities

​Users will be able to track how much they have donated and learn more about the work of the charity

10th January 2017 by Paul Cardwell

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Scots want to strip private schools of charity status

A new YouGov survey has found the majority of Scots are against private schools enjoying charity status

5th January 2017 by Susan Smith

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Multi-million pound Christmas present for children’s charities

Children’s charities have received an early Christmas present in the form of £3.38 million from the Scottish Government

21st December 2016 by Graham Martin

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Community groups to decide on local funding priorities

Projects making a difference to communities in Glasgow are being invited to pitch for a share of local funding to be awarded next year.

20th December 2016 by Gavin Stuart

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Charities welcome Scottish Government’s Brexit plan

Proposals to protect Scotland from the worst impacts of Brexit have been welcomed by charities

20th December 2016 by Gavin Stuart

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The wrong older people are volunteering finds study

Elderly people who would gain the most from volunteering are not doing so, while those who do already enjoy the benefits it can provide

19th December 2016 by Gavin Stuart

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Boost to charity that lends cash to community enterprises

Grameen in the UK has secured £250,000 from Social Investment Scotland to provide micro-finance loans to community initiatives

19th December 2016 by Gavin Stuart

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The TFN Quiz of 2016

​2016 has been a big year but forget Brexit and Trump for five minutes and attempt our quiz of the year. Let us know your score in the comments below.

16th December 2016 by Paul Cardwell

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Charities get just 10% from some Christmas card sales

Research for Lovemoney found that most retailers gave less than a quarter of sales to good causes

12th December 2016 by Gavin Stuart

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Meet the team who will ensure the health of Scottish fundraising

A panel of experts has been assembled and entrusted with ensuring the future and the health of charity fundraising in Scotland

8th December 2016 by Graham Martin

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One in four workers annoyed by their employer’s charity work

Research unveils employees feel misrepresented and dismissed by their employers around corporate donations but would do more if they had a say

6th December 2016 by Paul Cardwell

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