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Partners & Funders
  • Open University Scotland
  • Queen Margaret University Edinburgh
  • Scottish Council for Volunatary Organisations
  • Scottish Funding Council
Previous employers
  • Aberdeen Council of Voluntary Organisations
  • Aberdeen Foyer
  • Aberdeenshire Voluntary Action
  • Access to Industry
  • Age Scotland
  • AIMS Advocacy
  • Alzheimer Scotland
  • Apex Scotland
  • Archaeology Scotland
  • Argyll & Bute Social Enterprise Network
  • Arthritis Care in Scotland
  • ASH Scotland
  • Association of Chief Officers of Scottish Voluntary Organisations (ACOSVO)
  • Autism Ventures Scotland
  • Ayr United Football Academy
  • Badenoch & Strathspey Community Transport Company
  • Befriending Networks
  • Bikeworks Fife
  • Birchwood Highland
  • Birthlink
  • Black and Ethnic Minority Infrastructure Scotland
  • Blairtummock Housing Association
  • Blue Triangle (Glasgow) Housing Association Ltd
  • Borders Environmental Education Services
  • Breakthrough Breast Cancer
  • British Heart Foundation Scotland
  • BTCV Scotland
  • Capability Scotland
  • Care & Learning Alliance
  • Cassiltoun Housing Association
  • Castlehill Housing Association
  • Ceartas
  • CHILDREN 1st
  • Circle
  • Citizens Advice Edinburgh
  • Citizens Advice Scotland
  • Coille Alba
  • Colintraive and Glendaruel Development Trust (CGDT)
  • Comas
  • Community Energy Scotland
  • Community InfoSource CIC
  • Community Renewal
  • Community Transport Glasgow
  • Community Woodlands Association
  • Conforti Institute
  • Construction Licensing Executive
  • Cosgrove Care
  • Cothrom Re-Store
  • Create Aberdeen
  • CrossReach
  • Crossroads Youth and Community Association
  • Cruse Bereavement Care Scotland (CBCS)
  • Cumbernauld Action Care for the Elderly
  • CVS Falkirk and District
  • CVS Inverclyde
  • Day1 Limited
  • Deaf Links
  • Disabled Persons Housing Service (Fife)
  • Down to Earth Solutions
  • Drake Music Scotland
  • Dumfries and Galloway Social Enterprise Network (DGSEN)
  • Dundee Rep Theatre
  • Dunfermline Advocacy Initiative
  • East Dunbartonshire Voluntary Action (EDVA)
  • East Kilbride & District Shopmobility
  • Ecas
  • Ecologia Youth Trust
  • Eczema Outreach Scotland
  • Edinburgh Cyrenians
  • Edinburgh Voluntary Organisations' Council
  • Elgin Youth Development Group
  • Enterprise Childcare
  • Equal Futures
  • Eyemouth Harbour Trust
  • Falkland Stewardship Trust
  • Families Need Fathers Scotland
  • Family and Community Development West Lothian
  • FDAMH
  • Fife Coast and Countryside Trust
  • Food Train
  • Forres Area Community Trust (FACT)
  • Fresh Focus Marketing
  • Fresh Start
  • Friends of the Earth Scotland
  • Furniture Plus
  • Gigha Trading Limited
  • Glasgow Bike Station
  • Glasgow Central Citizens’ Advice Bureau
  • Glasgow Centre for Inclusive Living - Equality Academy
  • Glasgow Wood Recycling
  • Gorgie City Farm
  • Govan and Craigton Integration Network
  • Grassmarket Community Project
  • Green Banana Films
  • Gunsgreen House Trust
  • Hanover (Scotland) Housing Association Ltd
  • Hawick Congregational Community Church
  • Hearts & Minds
  • Highland Hospice
  • Homelands Trust Fife
  • Homestart Clackmannanshire
  • Inclusion Scotland
  • Indepen-dance
  • Instant Neighbour
  • International Voluntary Service (GB)
  • Ionad Chaluim Chille Ìle (ICCI)
  • Jeely Piece Club
  • Jubilee Scotland
  • Karibu Scotland
  • Life Care Edinburgh
  • Linked Work and Training Trust
  • Linthouse Housing Association
  • Living Solutions
  • Loch Arthur Community
  • Loch Lomond & the Trossachs Community Partnership
  • Media co-op
  • Midlothian Young People’s Advice service (MYPAS)
  • Momentum Scotland
  • Network of International Development Organisations in Scotland
  • New Caledonian Woodlands
  • Nordoff-Robbins Music Therapy in Scotland
  • North East Arts Touring (NEAT)
  • Nourish Scotland
  • One World Shop
  • OneKind
  • Opportunity Enhancement Trust
  • Out of the Darkness Theatre Company
  • Paisley South Housing Association
  • Partners in Advocacy
  • Paths for All
  • People First (Scotland)
  • People Know How
  • Perth & Kinross Countryside Trust
  • Perth Autism Support
  • Pilton Youth & Children's Project
  • Poppyscotland
  • Positive Steps
  • Princess Royal Trust for Carers
  • ProjectScotland
  • Prostate Scotland
  • Rape and Abuse Support (RAS)
  • Raploch Community Partnership
  • Rathbone
  • Real Work Skills
  • Relationships Scotland
  • Revive MS Support
  • River Forth Fisheries Trust
  • Roshni
  • Ross and Cromarty Citizens Advice Bureau
  • Royal Voluntary Service
  • Saltire Society
  • SAUWS
  • Scottish Association for Mental Health (SAMH)
  • Scottish Autism
  • Scottish Canoe Association
  • Scottish Catholic International Aid Fund (SCIAF)
  • Scottish Childminding Association
  • Scottish Churches Housing Action
  • Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations
  • Scottish European Educational Trust
  • Scottish Fair Trade Forum
  • Scottish Huntington's Association
  • Scottish Independent Advocacy Alliance
  • Scottish Mediation Network
  • Scottish Mentoring Network
  • Scottish Police Credit Union
  • Scottish Union of Supported Employment (SUSE) - RNIB
  • Scottish Wildlife Trust
  • Scottish Women's Aid
  • Screen Education Edinburgh
  • Senscot
  • Shelter Scotland
  • Show Racism the Red Card (Scotland)
  • Signpost
  • Simpson House
  • SKS Scotland
  • Sleep Scotland
  • Social Enterprise Academy
  • Social Enterprise Scotland
  • Society of Antiquaries of Scotland
  • South Ayrshire Care and Repair
  • South East Scotland Scout Council
  • South East Scotland Scouts
  • St Columba's Hospice
  • St Vincent's Hospice
  • STAND International
  • Start-Up Stirling
  • Stepping Stones for Families
  • Stirling Credit Union
  • Stirlingshire Voluntary Enterprise
  • Stramash Social Enterprise
  • Strange Town Theatre Company
  • Talking Mats Centre
  • The Auchindrain Trust
  • The Boghall Drop In Centre
  • The Boys' Brigade Scotland
  • The Braveheart Association
  • The Breastfeeding Network
  • The CADISPA Trust
  • The Carrick Centre
  • The Children's Parliament
  • The Clyde River Foundation
  • The Coalfields Regeneration Trust
  • The Ecology Centre
  • The Leprosy Mission Scotland
  • The Linda Norgrove Foundation
  • The Melting Pot
  • The Outward Bound Trust in Scotland
  • The Refugee Survival Trust
  • The Stroke Association
  • The Waterways Trust
  • The Whithorn Trust
  • Thistle Foundation
  • Timespan - Helmsdale Heritage and Arts Society
  • Tomintoul and Glenlivet Development Trust
  • Transform Scotland
  • Transport for Tongue Limited (T4T)
  • Trellis (Scottish Therapeutic Gardening Network)
  • Urban Roots
  • Venture Scotland
  • Venture Trust
  • Victim Support Scotland
  • Voluntary Action Lochaber
  • Voluntary Action Scotland
  • Voluntary Action South Ayrshire
  • Voluntary Action South Lanarkshire
  • Voluntary Health Scotland
  • Volunteer Centre Dundee
  • Volunteer Centre Edinburgh
  • Volunteer Centre Glasgow
  • Volunteer Centre Midlothian
  • Volunteer Centre Western Isles
  • Volunteer Development Scotland
  • Volunteer Glasgow
  • Waverley Care
  • West of Scotland Regional Equality Council
  • Western Isles Citizens Advice Service (WICAS)
  • WHALE Arts Agency
  • With Kids
  • Workers Educational Association
  • Workingrite
  • Xchange Scotland
  • Young Enterprise Scotland
  • Youth Football Scotland
  • Youth Theatre Arts Scotland
  • Zero Tolerance