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The impact of small-scale philanthropy

Susan Smith meets philanthropist David Graham, the man behind the new Social Impact Theatre (SIT-UP) Award at this year’s Fringe Festival.

17th August 2018 by Susan Smith

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Thousands march for trans equality during Pride Edinburgh event

The LGBTI community marched in solidarity for trans rights at the event in Edinburgh this weekend

24th June 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Social enterprise aims to make eSports accessible

Enable Gaming CIC aims to make the world of online gaming open to all

21st June 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Pupils embrace social enterprise

Schools from across Scotland have been rewarded for creating innovative ideas which aim to deliver social good

21st June 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Families across Edinburgh benefit from surplus food

Almost a million meals have been made from food that was set for the bin thanks to a charity initiative

20th June 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Youngsters creating change through philanthropy

The annual YPI Scotland took place in Perth this week, with pupils from across Scotland in attendance

20th June 2019 by Gareth Jones

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App can give stroke survivors their voice back

Chest Heart and Stroke Scotland has helped to develop new technology that can dramatically improve the lives of those living with aphasia

20th June 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Leading the fight against digital exclusion

A new £1.3 million project has been launched which aims to give communities new digital skills

20th June 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Public transport should be more affordable

The cost of transport is putting significant pressures on those on lower incomes, and poor services can leave people isolated

20th June 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Fight against knife crime continues

Knife crime has dropped dramatically since No Knives Better Lives was introduced 10 years ago

19th June 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Legacy giving on the up in Scotland

Charities are benefitting from almost £72 million a year through legacy gifts - with income in Scotland growing faster than other parts of the UK

19th June 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Law firms smash fundraising targets

Three Scottish companies have posted amongst the best in the UK for raising funds during Will Aid

18th June 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Charity calls for secrecy over sectarianism in football to end

Nil by Mouth has called for a report which details the extent of incidents which have taken place at football matches to be made public

17th June 2019 by Gareth Jones

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In pictures: The Scottish Charity Awards 2019

More than 500 people packed the Edinburgh International Conference Centre to see the top charities in Scotland recognised

17th June 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Scottish Charity Awards 2019 winners revealed

Drake Music Scotland is named Charity of the Year, with a record amount of votes polled for the People's Choice Award

15th June 2019 by Gareth Jones

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News in brief: what’s been going on across Scotland’s third sector 14 June 2019

A selection of stories from communities and voluntary organisations across Scotland

14th June 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Making sure older veterans have a voice

A special event was held for former members of the Armed Forces to ensure they are supported within the community

14th June 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Charities failing to embrace digital

The pace of digital change within the charity sector is slow, an annual report on digital skills has shown

13th June 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Project aims to stop people from dying too soon

Chest Heart and Stroke Scotland has launched a new initiative in one of Glasgow's most deprived areas

13th June 2019 by Gareth Jones

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