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60,000 join World’s Big Sleep Out

Events calling for an end to homelessness took place in 52 cities across the world, with Scots amongst those taking part

9th December 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Jamie the Unicorn takes off for youth work

The unicorn is on a 2,000 mile round trip, promoting vital youth work services in rural and island communities

6th December 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Island social enterprise under threat

Bùth Bharraigh says it will be forced to close if it has to move to a new site proposed by the local authority

6th December 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Private schools to lose charity rate relief next year

The Scottish Government has confirmed independent schools will lose charitable rate reliefs of up to 80% from next year

5th December 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Charity hopes for festive funding boost

People Know How is hoping to double supporters’ Christmas donations by taking part in a match funding campaign

4th December 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Tinsel town brings magic to hospices

A Christmas village collector of 20 years has donated his entire collection, worth £10,000, to a children's charity

4th December 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Brave Heather praises charity partnership

ScottishPower has raised over £25 million for Cancer Research UK through a variety of initiatives

3rd December 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Edinburgh to light up for hospices

A host of iconic landmarks across the capital are set to light up blue and white in support of Light up a Life

3rd December 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Personalised JustGiving pages “raise three times more”

Researchers uncover secrets to successful fundraising on the online platform.

3rd December 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Films to raise awareness this Giving Tuesday

Charities will release a short film every working hour during the day.

2nd December 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Project aims to break cycle of disadvantage

Venture Trust and Cycling Scotland are working in tandem to help disadvantaged young people through the power of bicycles

2nd December 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Help provide support for vulnerable families this Christmas

One Parent Families Scotland is appealing to the people of Glasgow, Lanarkshire and Dundee to spread some Christmas cheer this month

2nd December 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Dementia centre appeal launched

Eric Liddell's day care service supports up to 70 people living with a diagnosis of dementia every week

2nd December 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Celebrities thank People’s Postcode Lottery as £500m milestone reached

Charity ambassadors including David Attenborough and Emma Thompson celebrate major achievement.

2nd December 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Scotland’s Fair Trade champions named

The 2019 Scottish Fair Trade Awards took place in Edinburgh earlier this week

22nd November 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Avoid payday loans this Christmas

A new campaign has been launched to inform Scots of their rights if borrowing from a payday loan company this Christmas

22nd November 2019 by Gareth Jones

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General election 2019: third sector news, views and analysis

General election 2019: TFN campaign round up

21st November 2019 by TFN

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Highland charity marks raising £5.3m for good causes

Highland Cross has been fundraising for 37 years.

20th November 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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UK’s social investment market now worth £3.5bn

Industry leader says value of social investments is growing by 30% every year.

20th November 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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