Did you know that SCVO membership is free for groups and organisations with an income below £50,000? We take a look at how you could benefit from signing up . . .

The Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations, often referred to as SCVO, is the membership organisation for Scotland’s charities, voluntary organisations and social enterprises.

SCVO work with organisations of all shapes and sizes and understand the day-to-day struggle that many small organisations face, often due to limited resources and capacity. 

SCVO membership can give you a helping hand with all of this, here's what they have to offer:

  • Funding Updates - SCVO fortnightly funding updates are available to SCVO members to help you find the funding that's right for you.
  • Free legal advice - as a member you will be eligible for up to 2 hours free legal advice provided by Harper Macleod, Lindsays, MacRoberts and Burness Paull.
  • Exclusive deals - receive discounted rates for products and services affiliated with SCVO.
  • Discount on training - get access to competitively-priced professional training, covering everything from risk management and governance to report writing and managing people.
  • Free Information service - use the SCVO freephone helpline for specific queries and personalised support.
  • Membership of SCVO professional networks - sign up to one, or more, of SCVO's networks, which currently cater for - comms, intermediaries and policy officers.
  • Free guidance on charity tax - take advantage of 1 hours free support on improving your VAT position and guidance on Gift Aid, plus free events to guide you through the latest Tax and VAT developments.

Visit the SCVO website for more information and to register as a member.