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£5m fund to boost Scottish social enterprises

Social Investment Scotland has launched a new subsidiary company which aims to offer finance to new entrepreneurs

19th April 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Funding for social housing initiative

A Falkirk-based social enterprise is one of six innovative schemes selected for a Nesta ShareLab grant

17th April 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Children in Need funding boost for Scottish charities

More than £1.7 million will be allocated from the annual campaign to Scottish groups

17th April 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Football fans in epic charity road trip

Six supporters aim to visit Scotland's 42 professional clubs in just 42 hours to raise funds for good causes

17th April 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Charities warned to watch out for chief executive fraud

The scam sees criminals use the identities of chief executives to try and extract funds out other organisations

16th April 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Steamy novel charity’s most donated item

Charity inundated with copies of the erotic bestseller

13th April 2018 by Robert Armour

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More charity shops close than pubs

The amount of charity shops that closed in Scotland was higher than the national average

13th April 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Politicians unite to call for end in fossil fuel investments

All seven of Glasgow's MPs have called for the Westminster pension fund to stop investing in fossil fuels

13th April 2018 by Gareth Jones

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From village pub to community hub

More than £5.7 million has been allocated by the Big Lottery Fund to community projects around Scotland

13th April 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Community projects in TV showcase for funding

The People's Projects returns next week with organisations from the north of Scotland featured

12th April 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Ethical spending is on the rise

More than half of people have said they would open a savings account with a bank which demonstrated values

11th April 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Star Wars fans use The Force to raise charity cash

A Star Wars themed campaign has helped to raise £250,000 for children's charities

11th April 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Scottish charity scoops £1.5m from Tampon Tax Fund

One Parent Families Scotland is set to expand its services after it received a £1.5m from the Tampon Tax Fund

10th April 2018 by Graham Martin

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Walk the walk for mental health

The Walk of Hope aims to raise awareness of suicide prevention and mental health awareness

10th April 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Seven charities to benefit from Royal Wedding

Prince Harry and his fiance have named seven charities they'd like the public to donate to instead of sending them wedding gifts

9th April 2018 by Susan Smith

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Glory days to return at former picture house

A community group has raised a whopping £2.9 million to create an arts hub

9th April 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Fund for parents of premature babies

Parents whose babies have lengthy spells in neonatal units will get financial support after a successful campaign from the charity Bliss Scotland

9th April 2018 by Gareth Jones

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More donors leaving legacies to charities

Legacy giving is rising

9th April 2018 by Robert Armour

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Kiltwalk’s a slam dunk for basketball stars on Tartan Day

American basketballer and Glasgow Rocks star Earl Brown wears a kilt for the first time and scores a slam dunk for Kiltwalk in the process

6th April 2018 by Susan Smith

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