Kirsty Weakley

Kirsty Weakley

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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Grants are important to help charities scale up, research finds

More grant funding is essential to help social organisations scale up or replicate a project because projects are “too risky” for social investors, according to a new report.

Hugh Strickland, incoming chief economist, Citizens Advice

Citizens Advice has made five senior appointments to its policy team as its operations expand.

Workplace Giving unveils microdonation payroll giving scheme

Workplace Giving UK has launched a new payroll giving initiative to get employees to round down their net pay to the nearest pound and donate a maximum of 99p to charity per payday.

Surge in registrations for Charities Online

Almost 15,000 more charities have registered to use Charities Online to claim gift aid since HMRC sent out reminder letters five weeks ago - but most charities have still not registered.

So B&B operators cannot refuse gay couples a bed in their own home yet banks can assume muslim organisations might be laundering money for terrorists without any criminal act being proved. Its a strange world.

» Finsbury Park Mosque told its bank account will be closed by HSBC

Guide Dogs consults with staff on fundraising redundancies

Guide Dogs is planning to downsize its major donor fundraising team, less than a year after expanding the department.

Save the Children tops 2013 social networking league table

Save the Children has claimed the top spot in this year’s Social Charity 100, with Unicef UK slipping from first to 11th place.

Macmillan launches Go Sober for October fundraising challenge

Macmillan Cancer Care has partnered with the Australian fundraising campaign, Dry July, to launch Go Sober for October in the UK.

Olympic Park

Greenwich Leisure Ltd is aiming to raise £5m through a bond issue to help open up two London 2012 Olympic venues to the public.

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