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Harsh lessons charities must learn from in 2016
Scope editor Nick Garbutt argues that 2015 was a year to forget for the Third Sector and it is time to learn lessons
Care crash - change course or face disaster
Care provision could soon collapse. Scope highlights some of the problems facing an independent sector that is facing rising demand and shrinking funds.
How to get funded by the Big Lottery
There will be winners and losers in the sector when the Big Lottery’s new strategy People in the Lead is rolled out, Scope reports.
Lifeline: on the line
Scope takes a look at claims by the charity that operates Lifeline that new proposals for the 24/7 crisis phoneline it operates could undermine the service and place vulnerable lives at risk.
Every Lidl helps: helping charities can be super marketing for businesses
Following the announcement of a new Lidl scheme to fund community groups across Northern Ireland, Scope asks whether partnerships between the voluntary and private sectors are a world of untapped potential.
Crisis Fund: can a little go a very long way?
Earlier this year OFMdFM released a small amount of funds to help vulnerable ethnic-minority migrants in crisis. Scope speaks with fund administrators the Red Cross about its success.
BIG new youth fund has fresh focus
Collaboration with youth at every stage is a new requirement for any groups looking to access some of the Big Lottery's new £50m pot aimed at Empowering Young People.
Is Lottery funding being undermined?
Across the Irish Sea moves are afoot that could threaten the National Lottery and the charities in Northern Ireland that depend on its funding, Scope investigates