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Pick of the Month - February 2021

2nd February, 2021 | By Edward Drew

As we refocus and rebuild from 2020, we spoke to four people who are shaping the sector. From a Charity Leader who is connecting asylum seekers and English language volunteers, to a Trustee leading a student union through Covid-19.  

Kickstarting a charity sector career with the Development Fellowship

9th September, 2021 | By Naomi Chapman

Have you seen that Cause4 is hiring? To help you gain an understanding of the unique two-year Fellowship, we asked existing staff who are on, or have completed the programme, to share their thoughts.

Kickstarting a charity sector career with the Development Fellowship

9th September, 2021 | By Naomi Chapman

Have you seen that Cause4 is hiring? To help you gain an understanding of the unique two-year Fellowship, we asked existing staff who are on, or have completed the programme, to share their thoughts.

Pick of the Month - September 2021

8th September, 2021 | By Erin Hughes

The schools are back, the leaves are changing colour, and the glorious autumn sun is glowing. This month we meet a refugee supporting refugees and migrants into employment, a charity leader with a mission to make hygiene products universally accessible in the UK, and a Trustee who just wanted to give his free time to benefit other people.

The potential for legacy giving in arts fundraising

1st September, 2021 | By Naomi Chapman

This Remember a Charity Week, we reflect on the often missed potential of legacy giving in arts fundraising.

Pick of the Month - August 2021

4th August, 2021 | By Edward Drew

Happy August! With summer sunshine (or rain!) beaming down, we spoke with a Trustee who decided to Chair an arts organisation she loves, and a Social Entrepreneur innovating and investing in climate-smart affordable housing – congratulations to all who have been featured!

CAF World Giving Report 2021: A Pandemic Special

2nd August, 2021 | By Edward Drew

How has the pandemic impacted global generosity? In this blog, the Cause4 team respond to the CAF World Giving Report 2021 and what it means for your charity.

Supporting Organisational Resilience in the Aftermath of Covid-19

29th July, 2021 | By Naomi Chapman

In 2010, outgoing Arts Council England Executive Director Mark Robinson wrote a key paper entitled “Making Adaptive Resilience Real”, considering the features of a resilient arts organisation and how these could be fostered through organisational and sector leadership. More than 10 years later – and following a significant disruption to the sector due to Covid-19 – how can leaders ensure these features are in place?

Food for the soul - the case for social prescribing in Covid recovery and beyond

21st July, 2021 | By Erin Hughes

Vaccination programmes to immunise. Curriculum catch-ups for exams. Eat out schemes for the economy. Can charities offer the recovery plan for our souls?

Learning from the NFL: Athlete Led Fundraising in the Premier League

9th July, 2021

The NFL has done admirable work in promoting and supporting its players' social initiatives. Now it's time for the Premier League to do the same.

Pick of the Month - July 2021

1st July, 2021 | By Edward Drew

This month, we spoke with a Charity Leader advocating for the power that girls have as community leaders, and a Fellow who’s harnessing her knowledge to help drive fundraising at the country’s largest arts centre. Who will inspire you?

 A changing landscape? How the heritage sector adapted in 2020

10th June, 2021 | By Erin Hughes

To celebrate Heritage Compass applications being open again, we take a look at a few heritage organisations that have used the challenging year of lockdown as an opportunity to re-invent themselves, or re-think their offering.

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