Highlighted stories

Looking Ahead: Cause4’s predictions for the charitable sector in 2019

14th December, 2018 | By Cause4 staff

2018 has been filled with some exciting developments as well as major challenges for the UK charitable sector. As the year comes to a close, the Cause4 team is looking to the future with their predictions for 2019.

Innovation in Fundraising – A Cause4 Glance at our Favourite Innovations

19th October, 2018 | By Cause4 staff

Curious

Ambitious

United

Straight-talking

Enterprising

Cause4's Pick of the Month - September 2019

4th September, 2019 | By Naomi Chapman

Cause4's September Pick of the Month

Cause4 responds to #charitysowhite

27th August, 2019 | By Naomi Chapman

Cause4 responds to the trending of #charitysowhite last week, and reflects on diversity in the charity industry.

Cause4's Pick of the Month - August 2019

1st August, 2019 | By Cause4 staff

It's a new month and the Cause4 team are excited to introduce another four inspiring individuals that are guiding the way in charity leadership, social entrepreneurship, Trusteeship and Arts Fundraising. Read on to meet our pick of the month for August. 

Cause4’s response to: The UK Civil Society Almanac 2019 Report

15th July, 2019 | By Cause4 staff

The UK Civil Society Almanac Reports, released by the National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO), is a crucial source of data that has been providing insights into developments in the voluntary sector since 1996. NCVO has now released its latest annual report, of which the following response will outline key findings including positive growth in terms of grants and investments, whilst public donations and fundraising decline. Diversity in particular has been highlighted as an ongoing issue within the sector throughout the report.  

Cause4's Pick of the Month July 2019

12th July, 2019 | By Poppy Facer

Over half way through the year already - where has the time gone? We continue to be amazed by the exceptional Charity Leaders, Entrepreneurs, Trustees and Arts Fundraising and Philanthropy Fellows, here is our pick for July:

Social Entrepreneurs of the Month 

The 2019 Charity Digital Skills Report highlights urgent need to develop tech-savvy Boards

20th June, 2019 | By Poppy Facer

For three years now, the Skills Platform, in partnership with Zoe Amar Digital has released a national report to assess digital competence across the charity sector. This year's survey received 540 responses from charities with income ranging from below £10,000 to above £10million and disappointingly, several key points measured demonstrated very limited progress or a decline in overall digital skills and preparedness.

Cause4's Pick of the Month June 2019

4th June, 2019 | By Cause4 staff

As we approach summer and the longest day of the year this month, we can’t believe quite how fast this year has gone – or the 10 years that led up to our birthday party in May! In our spirit of Sharism, check out our favourite Charity Leader, Entrepreneur, Trustee and Arts Fundraising and Philanthropy Fellow of the Month for June! 

Cause4’s Pick of the Month May 2019

3rd May, 2019 | By Cause4 staff

May is an exciting month for us here at Cause4 – and not just because Spring is here! This month, our acclaimed Trustee Leadership Programme will be starting for 2019, while we also celebrate our 10th Birthday; a whole decade of delivering dynamic change for social good! We haven’t forgotten about our favourite Social Entrepreneur, Charity Leader, Trustee and Arts Fundraising and Philanthropy Fellow of the Month, however – and we are delighted to showcase them here! 

#BeATrustee: Meet the Alumni - The Muscle Help Foundation

4th April, 2019 | By Poppy Facer

Having completed the Trustee Leadership Programme, Michael Rudman joined the Board at The Muscle Help Foundation. Read his story here. 

Cause4’s Pick of the Month, April 2019

2nd April, 2019 | By Cause4 staff

Spring is in the air and with it the promise of new ideas – just like those shared by our April Social Entrepreneur, Charity Leader, Trustee and Fellow. We hope you feel as inspired as us reading these!