Reporter , Civil Society Media Ltd 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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The Department of Health has launched a £10m fund for projects that support homeless people once they have been released from hospital in a bid to reduce readmissions.
St Luke’s Hospice Cheshire has set up a new charity that will raise money for other charities by collecting commission from selling financial products.
The Big Lottery Fund has announced a £15m funding programme that will be developed in partnership with Go On UK to support community projects that build digital skills.
It's a shame we all let donors - and their memory - down sometimes by not being specific or tangible about the impact of their valuable and generous gift.
Save the Children and GlaxoSmithKline have launched a five-year partnership which will see the charity participate in research into new pharmaceutical products, as well as GSK committing £15m.
Two IT membership charities have agreed to merge after the Institute for the Management of Information Systems’ members voted in favour of joining with the BCS the Chartered Institute for IT.
Resource Alliance chief executive, Neelam Makhijani has called for more emphasis on the role of philanthropy in achieving the United Nations’ Millennium Development Goals as it develops a post-2015 agenda.
The Canal and River Trust has appointed Richard Parry to succeed Robin Evans as chief executive.