National membership body Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations (SCVO) has been awarded £33,164 from Scottish walking charity, Paths for All, to help it take steps to address the climate emergency. The funding has been awarded as part of the charity's ‘The Smarter Choices, Smarter
Scottish Government investment in the Connecting Scotland programme, to provide low-income households with digital devices and support, has now been increased to more than £48 million. This includes £26.6m for the third and next stage of the initiative, meaning a total of 60,000 househol
A successful partnership project has ensured that even more isolated people are now connected to the internet. Clackmannanshire Council has been working with third sector organisations in Clackmannanshire and the Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations (SCVO) to ensure local residents benefitte
Linstone Housing is celebrating a fresh funding boost to help it carry on the fight against coronavirus. The housing association was awarded nearly £19,000 from the Communities Recovery Fund set by the Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations (SCVO).
Young people engaged in the employability programme run by the Tannahill Centre in Paisley, and funded via SCVO’s Community Jobs Scotland (CJS) programme have prepared their 5,000th meal for people in Ferguslie Park who are self-isolating or stuck at home due to social distancing measures. Wor
Business groups, trades unions and leaders from local government and the third sector have committed to putting fair work at the heart of Scotland’s economic recovery. As Scotland continues to ease lockdown restrictions, organisations including the Institute of Directors (IoD), SCDI, STUC, COS
Third sector organisations across Scotland are being encouraged to apply for emergency funding to help cope with the effects of coronavirus.
An event from the Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations (SCVO) digital project which works with social housing providers was held last week during The Gathering.
Langstane Housing Association is now part of the Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations (SCVO) ‘Social Housing Digital Champions Network’. Joining the ‘North Cohort’, Langstane now sits alongside Aberdeenshire Council, Osprey Housing, Castlehill HA, Lochaber HA, Or
People living in social housing are 20% less likely to have the digital skills they need than people who rent privately. SCVO is kicking off a new project, with opportunities for housing organisations across Scotland to help change this statistic by becoming part of a social housing digital champion
People experiencing homelessness in Scotland are to be given the chance to learn digital skills so they can access opportunities presented online – thanks to an initiative being launched by two of Scotland’s leading homelessness charities. Edinburgh-based Streetwork and its sister charit
Anna Fowlie The Board of Trustees at the Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations (SCVO) have announced the appointment of Anna Fowlie as the organisation’s new chief executive officer.
Andrew Burns Former local councillor and City of Edinburgh Council leader Andrew Burns has been appointed as the new convener of the Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations (SCVO).
Over 50 third sector organisations across the UK have backed an amendment to the EU Withdrawal Bill legislation calling for an independent review of the impact of Brexit on health and social care systems. The sector is concerned about the impact on staff from the EU, a decline in funding for medical
Martin Sime The Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations (SCVO) has announced that its chief executive, Martin Sime, is to retire following more than 25 successful years.