supporting, developing and representing community groups,
voluntary organisations, social enterprises and volunteering
Plans to improve voluntary sector funding welcomed
Last week, the Scottish Parliament’s Equalities and Human Rights Committee said the work of the voluntary sector is vital in realising equalities and human rights in Scotland, but how it is funded needs reviewed.
Reduced and short-term funding, the committee heard, has led to job insecurity, loss of talent, and essential services either being reduced or stopped altogether, directly affecting the communities and vulnerable people who rely on them.