Kirsty Weakley

Kirsty Weakley

Reporter , Civil Society Media from May 2011

Kirsty joined Civil Society Media in May as a reporter after completing a journalism course at Kingston University.

She has a degree in history from Swansea University where she ran a painting and decorating project helping vulnerable adults for Discovery Student Volunteering. She also lived in France for six months and speaks fluent French.

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Charity Finance Summit: the economic outlook is upbeat for charity investors

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A new approach to setting investment strategy?

5 Oct 2015

James Brooke Turner invites readers to think creatively about the links between income-generating assets,...

When the music stopped at Kids Company

2 Oct 2015

Kirsty Weakley examines Kids Company’s annual accounts to identify clues about what led to its downfall.

Why the personal touch can be profitable in corporate partnerships

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How Sightsavers 'Million Miracles' campaign achieved the organisation's best ever results

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Sightsavers has an ambitious growth target, and that means ambitious fundraising campaigns. Its Million...

Street life: 20 years of international face-to-face fundraising

8 Oct 2015

It is 20 years since face-to-face fundraising burst onto our streets and revolutionised individual giving....

Safe and sound with a smartphone app

1 Oct 2015

Kirsty Weakley reports on how Signposts has started using a smartphone app to protect its mobile workers,...

How to get to grips with data protection and prevent a crisis

28 Sep 2015

With data leaks and scandals involving charities on the rise, Patrick Nash of Connect Assist explains...

Change, what does it mean?

2 Sep 2015

Patrick Nash explains what transformational change can mean to charities and how to go about it.

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