A free downloadable resource, “Trustees and Fundraising: A practical guide” has been published by the Institute of Fundraising in partnership with the English NCVO, Charity Finance Group and ACEVO. It looks at key areas trustees should be thinking through and … Continue reading
Scotland’s third sector is failing to grow. New figures from SCVO show that only 53% of Scottish charities saw their turnover go up last year and the average increase was far below inflation at just 0.0001%. The majority of the … Continue reading
Scottish Charity Regulator OSCR has produced a new booklet to make the basics of Scottish charity law easier to understand. ‘Being a Charity in Scotland’ uses simple graphics and straightforward language to help those who run Scottish charities understand their … Continue reading
An independent evaluation of Voluntary Action Scotland, the national network supporting Third Sector Interfaces (TSIs), by APS Group Scotland (led by Blake Stevenson) has been published by the Scottish Government. The evaluation highlights weaknesses in the effectiveness of VAS, but … Continue reading
This infographic, produced by the Scottish Third Sector Research Forum (TSRF), will help third sector organisations to communicate their research effectively. It contains guidance, tips and good practice examples.
New from think-tank New Philanthropy Capital (NPC) is ‘User voice: Putting people at the heart of impact practice‘. The report explains how charities can best harness the views and needs of their beneficiaries in order to improve their impact. It … Continue reading