TFN News

Voluntary sector can lead the way in treating workers fairly during crisis

Economy secretary Fiona Hyslop and STUC general secretary Grahame Smith issued a joint statement this week outlining a shared commitment to fair work

27th March 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Poverty on the rise and could soar in Scotland

Many families in Scotland are struggling and the coronavirus is likely to make things worse, campaigners have warned

27th March 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Daily coronavirus roundup for third sector

Updates on third sector's response to coronavirus crisis

27th March 2020 by Robert Armour

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Families affected by addiction need support

New research published by Corra Foundation shows it is important to recognise the time it takes to build relationships with families

26th March 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Charity Film Awards will go ahead

The annual awards ceremony will be held as an online only event

25th March 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Charities welcome six-month eviction ban

Social and private sector tenants have been given protection during the Covid-19 crisis.

25th March 2020 by Gavin Stuart

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£20m coronavirus support fund launched

Charities can now apply for vital funding to help them stabilise and manage cash flows through the crisis

25th March 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Charity welcomes suspension of benefit reviews

Citizens Advice Scotland said the move was “common sense”.

24th March 2020 by Gavin Stuart

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Covid-19: your TFN carries on regardless

TFN will switch to fully digital during the coronavirus crisis

24th March 2020 by TFN

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LOVE Gorgie Farm calls for foodbank volunteers

The urban farm is delivering free breakfasts during the coronavirus crisis.

24th March 2020 by Gavin Stuart

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Deadline extended as awards ceremony moved

The Scottish Charity Awards will now take place in September - with the deadline for applying extended until the end of April

24th March 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Asda donates £5 million to food banks

The cash will be used to support those most vulnerable during the coronavirus crisis.

24th March 2020 by Gavin Stuart

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Vital coronavirus site launched for the third sector

Important resource connects voluntary groups offering support

20th March 2020 by Robert Armour

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Coalition joins in cash call as schools close

Closing schools will lead to financial problems for low income families

19th March 2020 by Robert Armour

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Charity faces “unprecedented demand” on emergency fund

Aberlour Child Care Trust has issued an urgent appeal for donations.

18th March 2020 by Gavin Stuart

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Join the fight against coronavirus

More than 1,000 Scots have already backed the campaign, which has been launched by Chest, Heart and Stroke Scotland

18th March 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Kiltwalk funding boost for charities

Events in Glasgow and Aberdeen may have been cancelled, but funds will be donated by The Hunter Foundation later this spring

18th March 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Charities call for welfare fund boost

Coalition says more support must be made available during the coronavirus outbreak.

18th March 2020 by Gavin Stuart

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Winter shelter to close early

The shelter, which gives homeless people a bed during the coldest months, is having to close early due to the coronavirus

18th March 2020 by Gareth Jones

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