We’re all philanthropists now

June 9, 2018

The Arts world is undergoing massive upheaval. We are in the midst of a global financial crisis, ratcheting inflation and cuts to funding. Costs are rising and globalisation means that it’s ever easier for talent to go elsewhere or disappear. Changes to demography mean that the economic fundamentals that Arts organisations have relied upon for years are shifting. The lucrative ‘baby boomers’ are now retiring and many organisations have not yet worked out how best to tap into the charitable impulses of the succeeding generations.

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SCVO

SCVO is the national organisation for charities, voluntary organisations and social enterprises in Scotland. We believe in the power of people, communities and the third sector, and we do whatever it takes so they can thrive, making Scotland a better place. We have over 1500 members who range from individuals and grassroots groups, to Scotland-wide organisations and intermediary bodies. We tirelessly lobby and campaign to advance the interests of these members and the people and communities that they support.

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