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Help mould the future of the third sector

SCVO is calling on organisations to complete its State of the Sector survey to help it lobby for a better future for all Scotland's third sector

10th December 2018 by TFN

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Poverty groups in budget disappointment

The Poverty Alliance and CPAG have said more could have been done to help those stuck in poverty

13th December 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Fears for the vulnerable after employability fund closed

Vulnerable people could be left without the opportunity to gain employment training after a funding scheme closed abruptly

13th December 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Lottery raises £3m for children in every part of Scotland

The Scottish Children’s Lottery has announced it has raised £3 million to support children in every corner of Scotland

12th December 2018 by Graham Martin

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Abuse and neglect support centre to be created

The Equally Safe Multi-Agency Centre will be a safe space for abuse victims in Edinburgh

12th December 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Community groups have funding slashed

The Edinburgh Integration Joint Board (EIJB) has revealed 35 organisations in the capital face losing their funding

12th December 2018 by Gareth Jones

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£120,000 for new Scottish social enterprise factory

A new social enterprise factory training veterans to work in printing, signage and product engineering has won Big Lottery Funding

12th December 2018 by Susan Smith

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Shock as health project faces closure

Pilton Community Health Project has had its funding slashed by the council and health board operating under Edinburgh Integrated Joint Board

11th December 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Game-changing investment in people affected by dementia

A ground-breaking investment of £2.5 million has been announced by the Life Changes Trust

11th December 2018 by Graham Martin

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Santa Dash waste criticism

Zero Waste Scotland has highlighted the amount of Santa suits that are binned immediately after the charity event

11th December 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Pledge to expand affordable credit

An event aimed at tackling financial exclusion in Scotland will take place at the Scottish Parliament

11th December 2018 by Gareth Jones

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People’s Postcode Lottery helps 5,000 good causes

This year, over 1,500 causes were supported with grants from the trusts

10th December 2018 by Graham Martin

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Large legacy leads to an income jump for charity

New corporate sponsorships and a large legacy have led to an increase in an environmental charity’s income

6th December 2018 by Graham Martin

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Legacy of Giving Tuesday

The Charities Aid Foundation has found 1.5 million people who donated last week are likely to support charity in the future

5th December 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Thieves steal charity cash

Police are investigating after money which was set to go to charity was stolen from a community centre

5th December 2018 by Gareth Jones

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No more Christmas chocolate begs children’s charity

Edinburgh Children's Hospital Charity has already received enough chocolate for all the kids who will spend Christmas in hospital

3rd December 2018 by Susan Smith

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Disabled teens offered grants to #TrySomethingNew

Young people with physical or mental disabilities can get upto £7,500 from the Independent Living Fund Scotland's Transition Fund

3rd December 2018 by Susan Smith

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X Factor single to raise charity funds

Dalton Harris won the popular talent show this weekend - and his new song is set to help two charities

3rd December 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Funding to help Scotland shop social

Scots are being urged to consider social enterprises for their Christmas gifts, with more than 5000 social enterprises operating across the country

30th November 2018 by Gareth Jones

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