Funding & Finance

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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Children’s charity saved from closure

Direct Childcare - which supports 100 families in the Highlands - had been due to shut imminently

18th January 2019 by Gareth Jones

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‘Stealth cut’ not missed by charity

Age Scotland has hit out at a benefit cut - announced amongst the Brexit chaos - to Pension Credit

18th January 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Public wants to donate through mobile devices

Growing numbers of people would prefer to give to charity through mobile devices than traditional methods, such as cash, cheques and standing orders

17th January 2019 by Graham Martin

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More than 100 Scottish charities get grants

A grant-giving body had its busiest ever year – awarding cash to 121 Scottish charities

17th January 2019 by Graham Martin

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Care services face recruitment crisis

More than half of care homes in Scotland are struggling to recruit staff, a national report has revealed

16th January 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Fears of EU funding black hole as Brexit looms

Ministers have failed to consult on alternatives to EU funding with charities fearing they will lose a vital funding stream

15th January 2019 by Robert Armour

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Charity in misconduct funding row

The International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) received £132 million in government aid while one of its senior officials faced investigation

15th January 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Trust boss to move on

Martyn Evans is set to depart the Carnegie UK Trust after 10 years to join a new philanthropic organisation

15th January 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Scottish charity launches emergency appeal

Edinburgh Direct Aid has said refugees in Arsal, Lebanon, require urgent support

14th January 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Unbeaten and unbowed - community groups continue fight for survival

Organisations hit by funding cuts in Edinburgh are planning their next moves as they bid to continue supporting the community

11th January 2019 by Gareth Jones

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eBay delivers £22.5m for charity

The online auction site saw its charitable activities increase in 2018

9th January 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Race for Life returns

Cancer Research is set to hold fundraising events across the country as it looks to continue vital work to tackle the condition

9th January 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Charity bids to buy Highland mountain

Woodland Trust Scotland is looking to raise £1.6 million to allow Ben Shieldaig to flourish

8th January 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Helpline to support struggling families

Scots who need financial advice have been urged to contact a free helpline

8th January 2019 by Gareth Jones

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January blues? Find out how to beat them here!

TFN's guide to banishing the January blues

7th January 2019 by Graham Martin

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Public and politicians oppose charity lottery regulation

Most people think charity lotteries should be allowed to compete fairly with the National Lottery

4th January 2019 by Graham Martin

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Storm warning: trade unions and the third sector

Graham Martin argues that third sector bosses have a duty to get industrial relations right

4th January 2019 by Graham Martin

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Third sector heroes gain recognition

A variety of third sector staff and volunteers are set for a visit to Buckingham Palace after being recognised in the New Year's Honours List

4th January 2019 by Gareth Jones

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