Scottish Charity Awards
Design hops – working in ways which enable learners and community members to set the direction of what we provide
By Esther Elliot on 20th Nov 2020
I work for a charitable organisation providing emotional and spiritual care and support to people in a variety of workplaces in the...
Design hops ‘Constant Iteration’- not the biggest and fanciest solution – sometimes simple will do!
By Laura McPherson on 19th Nov 2020
I signed up for the Design Hops course not really knowing what to expect. I’d read the course brief and it sounded like something...
A design thinking approach to domestic abuse support
By Ali Jones on 20th Oct 2020
The Technology Enabled Care (TEC) Pathfinder project in Aberdeen came about as a result of conversations, between Police Scotland...
Feel more confident about the digital choices you make
By Harry Mayers on 13th Oct 2020
If digital is so brilliant, why do so many organisations struggle to make a success of it? Digital offers faster, slicker ways to...
Many communications channels, one better experience
By Stuart Pearson on 21st Sep 2020
Citizens Advice Manchester provides free, confidential, impartial, and independent advice to people who need it. We want to make it...
Celebrating unexpected benefits of moving group support online
By Siobhan Mercer on 11th Sep 2020
“Online groups have been so successful. There’s so many unexpected benefits, we wish we’d done it before.” Vicki, Group Facilitator...
By John Fitzgerald on 3rd Sep 2020
SCVO Digital and Third Sector Lab have run 34 DigiShift calls since late March, reaching well over 2,000 organisations. We knew...
Reflections from a makeshift office
By Maddie Stark on 19th Aug 2020
SCVO Director of Development David McNeill recently wrote: We know the sector has been ‘Never More Needed‘. Now is an opportunity to...
Remote working – not just for pandemics!
By Moira Bayne on 28th Jul 2020
I admit that at the beginning of lockdown everyone at Housing Options Scotland was quietly confident that the new “work from home...
Top tips for becoming a data-driven charity
By Giselle Cory on 17th Jul 2020
DataKind UK helps charities to use data to transform their impact, and most of their programmes are provided for free. In this blog...