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Fundraising platform drops donor fee

Online giving platform GoFundMe has dropped the 5% fee it charged donors for using it

17th January 2018 by Graham Martin

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Digital fears for charities over Facebook changes

It is unclear what effect a new policy by the social media giant will have on content created by third sector groups, experts have said

16th January 2018 by Gareth Jones

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New £5m fund opens supporting small charities

Fund offers to boost support with awards up to £150,000

16th January 2018 by Robert Armour

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Lottery funding to boost skills projects

A total of 24 organisations will share more than £6,000,000 from the Big Lottery Fund

16th January 2018 by Gareth Jones

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PayPal charity donations on the rise

The amount donated using the online service over the festive period grew by nearly a fifth compared to the previous year

15th January 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Soft Brexit needed to protect third sector

A new paper which highlights the cost of Brexit to Scotland shows that cooperation is needed, the Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations argues

15th January 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Four charities gain from Dugdale Celebrity stint

Four Scottish charities gained from former Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale’s controversial reality TV stint

12th January 2018 by Graham Martin

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Funding for green space projects

Scottish Natural Heritage is offering further funding through its Community Engagement Fund

12th January 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Autism charity faces closure after funding bid fails

​Lifeline organisation faces closure by March if funding can't be found

12th January 2018 by Robert Armour

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Tennis star urges Scots to get kilts on for charity

Sir Andy Murray is encouraging people to sign up for the Royal Bank of Scotland Kiltwalk

9th January 2018 by Gareth Jones

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RNIB makes loss of £12 million

Sight-loss charity RNIB made a loss of more than £12 million last year, new figures show

9th January 2018 by Graham Martin

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Charities fear UK government will raid £2bn fund

Proceeds from dormant assets could transform communities and support the third sector post-Brexit

9th January 2018 by Robert Armour

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Fraudsters hit charities for billions of pounds

The cost of fraud to charity and charitable trusts has been revealed in the Annual Fraud Indicator report

9th January 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Speakers wanted for 2018 Fundraising Scotland conference

Got an idea for an event at the Scottish Fundraising Conference 2018? Submit your ideas by Friday 12 January

8th January 2018 by Susan Smith

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New charity partnership takes off

Edinburgh Airport has announced its corporate charity partner for 2018, having received 40 applications

8th January 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Animal charity fundraising debate

Battersea Dogs and Cats Home has been criticised for raising funds north of the border

8th January 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Heart expert urges: get fit and save lives with this year’s Kiltwalk

British Heart Foundation has called on to make this year’s Kiltwalk one of their new year's resolutions

8th January 2018 by Graham Martin

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Latte levy could provide massive windfall for charities

The introduction of a latte levy has the potential to build on the huge success of the plastic bag charge and raise huge sums for good causes

5th January 2018 by Graham Martin

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Scottish charities to get cash seized from banks

Good causes in Scotland are in line for a share of a £50 million pot of cash claimed from unused bank accounts

5th January 2018 by Graham Martin

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