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Pick of the Month - May 2020

1st May, 2020 | By Naomi Chapman

Cause4 has been blown away by the response of the third sector to the pandemic, so this month we’re looking at how four leaders across the sector are adapting to COVID-19 in amazing ways. 

Pick of the Month - December 2020

1st December, 2020 | By Naomi Chapman

After a year like no other, December is here and with it 2020’s last Pick of the Month. This month, we feature the Chair of a publishing charity, a social enterprise using coffee to transform lives, and the new Chief Executive of Child.org.

Pick of the Month - December 2020

1st December, 2020 | By Naomi Chapman

After a year like no other, December is here and with it 2020’s last Pick of the Month. This month, we feature the Chair of a publishing charity, a social enterprise using coffee to transform lives, and the new Chief Executive of Child.org.

The Elephant in the Room: Should Trustees Give?

1st December, 2020 | By Naomi Chapman

Today is Giving Tuesday, an annual day of philanthropy designed to counter the individual consumption of Black Friday with generosity to charities a few days later. This year, we wanted to use this day to consider the debate around whether Trustees should give to the charities that they govern.

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Michelle Wright writes for East Life

16th November, 2020 | By Michelle Wright

Many of East Anglia’s charities have been hit hard. However, despite the challenges, there have been local charities using their ingenuity and resourcefulness to find ways to raise money and to reach out to their communities. What's to become of our charities?

In Conversation with Jackie Driver: Chair at SignHealth

6th November, 2020 | By Edward Drew

For Trustees Week this year, Cause4 speaks with Jackie Driver, the Chair at SignHealth, about diversity, accessibility and inclusion on Trustee Boards. 

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What is safeguarding, and why is it important for Trustees?

4th November, 2020 | By Erin Hughes

Safeguarding is an important part of the role of every Trustee. But what is it, who needs to be safeguarded, and how can Trustees ensure that they are fulfilling this role properly?

An Interview with Keiran O’Neill, young Trustee

3rd November, 2020 | By Naomi Chapman

For Trustees Week, Cause4 interview Keiran O'Neill, a 22 year old Trustee on the board of the National Theatre of Scotland.

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Pick of the Month - November 2020

2nd November, 2020 | By Edward Drew

As we near the end of what’s been a turbulent year, our pick of the month features some inspiring examples of charitable and social action, including a social enterprise selling ethically-made clothing in East London, and a Charity Leader provoking action on race equity and representation in the sector.  

Michelle Wright writes for CEO Today Magazine

2nd November, 2020 | By Michelle Wright

After 11 years of running her own business, Michelle Wright considers her top tips for those moving from employee to entrepreneur.

Michelle Wright writes for Arts Professional

29th October, 2020 | By Michelle Wright

Right now past data is a poor predictor of the future, but understanding the scale and nature of change while responding to issues and initiatives of importance to funders will be vital to future success, say Michelle Wright and Sarah Thelwall.

Charity Fraud Week: A round-up of the best guidance and recommendations out there

19th October, 2020 | By Edward Drew

Today marks the start of International Charity Fraud Awareness Week, bringing together everyone involved in the sector to raise awareness and combat fraud. Here we round up the best guidance and recommendations on tackling fraud.

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