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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Legacy income continues its slow recovery, with the latest Legacy Monitor report showing a slight increase for the fourth quarter in a row.
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.
Much like snowflakes, no two face-to-face fundraising agencies are alike. Kirsty Weakley offers a primer on the face-to-face market for charities looking to invest.
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.
It is vital that the voices suggesting the change are heard by the ears that need to hear it and until we understand and map that cross functional landscape, collaboration remains purely an aspiration.
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.
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.