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Kaylie Allen

Kaylie Allen

Kaylie has worked with funding bodies, charities and vulnerable communities for more than 15 years and is driven by a deep desire to create lasting social change.

Her experience in developing, establishing and managing innovative funding models, and assessing funding proposals and business plans, is of huge value to our supported organisations, helping them to become more efficient and sustainable.

Kaylie is a strong advocate of the importance of rigorous evaluation and impact measurement in the voluntary sector so charities can continuously improve and better help the people they work with.

Kaylie has worked across a number of Inspiring Scotland’s funds and contributes to several charities, both as a board member and as an active volunteer.

kaylie@inspiringscotland.org.uk

How your professional expertise can make a difference
12.02.2020

How your professional expertise can make a difference

Did you know that Inspiring Scotland’s specialist volunteer opportunities enable you to use your skills and expertise for the greater good? Specialist Volunteer Executive Elaine Crichton explains how you can make a difference. Traditional volunteering roles aren’t for everyone – whilst many of us want to share our time and skills with charities and other

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New portfolio focused on understanding autism announced
16.12.2019

New portfolio focused on understanding autism announced

Nine charities offering a range of community and employment projects from around Scotland have been announced as recipients of almost £400,000 of  funding aimed at raising society’s understanding of autism. This fund aims to make employment and community participation more accessible and to help autistic people to live active and independent lives. The fund will

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Playing outside helps children to have a stake in their communities
29.11.2019

Playing outside helps children to have a stake in their communities

By Jill Fraser, Community Play Performance Advisor Community is an old and deeply human idea. It is about sharing; people sharing experiences, sharing places and sharing hopes. We gain a sense of community early in our lives. For children, playing is intrinsically linked to a burgeoning sense of belonging to a bigger group of people

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