Social Justice & Poverty

Thirty years in the third sector – how the environment has changed

Jonny Kinross reflects on the changes he has seen in the sector

17th August 2018 by TFN Guest

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Covid crisis: civic Scotland unites in call for emergency child benefit rise

In a mass show of strength, unity and solidarity, a huge coalition of civil society groups is demanding an emergency rise in child benefit

7th April 2020 by Graham Martin

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Daily coronavirus roundup for third sector, Tuesday 7 April

News on how Scotland's voluntary sector is responding to the pandemic

7th April 2020 by Gareth Jones

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50,000 Scots offer to help in corona battle

There has been a fantastic response to a campaign which aims to allow Scots to support the coronavirus response

7th April 2020 by Gareth Jones

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£8m coronavirus support fund

People most at risk from the impacts of the coronavirus outbreak will benefit from the funding

6th April 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Charities unite to provide 350 meals a week

Five organisations have joined forces to feed homeless people in Glasgow.

6th April 2020 by Gavin Stuart

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Outcomes are products of whole systems

Dr Toby Lowe looks at how the voluntary sector can better respond to the complexity of the real world

6th April 2020 by TFN Guest

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House for healing to support child victims

A number of charities have teamed up to create the revolutionary £1.5m facility

6th April 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Daily coronavirus roundup for third sector

News on how Scotland's voluntary sector is responding to the pandemic

3rd April 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Covid-19: charities need urgent financial help - or many will collapse

Charities and voluntary groups need an urgent financial support package – or many face imminent collapse

3rd April 2020 by Graham Martin

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Daily coronavirus roundup for third sector

News on how Scotland's voluntary sector is responding to the pandemic

2nd April 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Informal volunteering matters

Sophie Bridger says informal volunteering is critical to building resilient communities and reaching those who need help most

2nd April 2020 by TFN Guest

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Retailers to stock The Big Issue for the first time

Sainsbury’s and McColl’s will sell the magazine during the Covid-19 outbreak.

1st April 2020 by Gavin Stuart

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Cat and dog home battles on

Edinburgh Cat and Dog Home has pledged to continue supporting animals and staff through the coronavirus crisis as it faces up to a £650,000 loss

1st April 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Emergency funding to support domestic abuse charities

The Scottish Government has announced vital funding for domestic abuse charities, as they expect an increase in cases with the country on lockdown

1st April 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Homeless charity faced abuse after suspending services

The Halliday Foundation has called for people to be kind after criticism of its decision to suspend services it provides

1st April 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Pledge to care experienced Scots

Promises made in the Care Review still remain a priority, despite the ongoing coronavirus pandemic

1st April 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Daily coronavirus roundup for third sector

News on how Scotland's voluntary sector is responding to the pandemic

1st April 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Covid-19: charities fear funding cuts as demand for services soars

The coronavirus pandemic has left charities facing a surge in demand for their services despite grave concerns about funding decreases

31st March 2020 by Gareth Jones

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