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Open Letter to next FM to prioritise volunteering

In this open letter to the three SNP leadership candidates, we reflect on the vital role of volunteering in achieving key Scottish Government priorties. We ask each candidate to prioritise volunteering if they are successful in becoming the SNP leader and our next First Minister.

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Funding Cuts and Volunteering

In this blog our Policy Officer, Sarah Latto, reflects on the difficult funding decisions affecting the voluntary sector at the moment, and what this could mean for volunteering.

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Cost of Living and Volunteering: Policy Briefings

In September this year we launched a research report, Testing our Resilience, which explored the potential impact of the cost of living crisis on volunteering. It was a sobering read, and highlighted the potentially devastating impact of the crisis on both volunteers and the organisations that they support.

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