The Scottish Volunteering Forum is profoundly disappointed in the recent Scottish Government budget for 2022/23 and the impact this will have on supporting volunteering in Scotland. The forum fully supports SCVO’s recent letter that was sent in December 2021 highlighting the cuts to the Third Sector budget.
The Scottish Volunteering Forum has produced several documents in recent years to promote volunteering in Scotland. Invest for Success was produced in November 2018 by the Funding Sub-Group of the Forum. It provides guidance to volunteer involving organisations, funders and fundraisers on resourcing volunteer involvement. So What? was produced in November 2018 by the Impact … More
In response to the Covid-19 Pandemic, we have endorsed the letter below along with a range of partner organisations. This letter was updated in June 2021 to reflect the vital role of volunteering in our recovery from Covid-19. It encourages organisations not to cut volunteering resource and staff. Please feel free to download this letter … More
Volunteers have had a key role in the response to the Covid-19 pandemic, and will continue play a vital part in our ongoing recovery. This comes at a time when the 3rd sector is facing a significant financial crisis and resource to support volunteering is diminished. On the day that the Scottish government publishes it’s … More