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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?

Pick of the Month – February 2024

1st February, 2024 | By Lucy Pratt

There is no doubt that we are currently living in challenging times – stabilising post-pandemic as we grapple with cost-of-living crisis is tough. February's Picks are working tirelessly to support various community groups, providing arts engagement, essential provisions, care services and general advocacy. We're inspired by their work!

Pick of the Month – February 2024

1st February, 2024 | By Lucy Pratt

There is no doubt that we are currently living in challenging times – stabilising post-pandemic as we grapple with cost-of-living crisis is tough. February's Picks are working tirelessly to support various community groups, providing arts engagement, essential provisions, care services and general advocacy. We're inspired by their work!

Pick of the Month – January 2024

5th January, 2024 | By Lucy Pratt

Happy New Year! We're kicking off 2024 in brilliant style with a Pick of the Month feature with perspectives from various sectors including the arts, education and health. 

Pick of the Month – December 2023

12th December, 2023 | By Lucy Pratt

To round off the year, we've got four more picks to share with you – from sports and wellness to community arts and carnival! Each individual is doing exemplary work in their area, leading their organisation with evident commitment and interest. Read the full piece to hear more about their experience, as well as some brilliant advice for emerging and/or prospective leaders! 

Pick of the Month – October 2023

4th October, 2023 | By Lucy Pratt

October's Pick of the Month feature some brilliant work across the arts and social sector, with some bold leaders doing great work to build better eqaulity, diversity and inclusion in their sectors. We're delighted to spotlight them and share their insight and experience with you!

Pick of the Month – September 2023

13th September, 2023 | By Lucy Pratt

This month, we've got a real range of organisations represented by each of our Picks – from diving heritage to South Asian arts! September's Picks are united in their commitment to positive change in their respective sectors. We had some really insightful conversations this month, with some great nuggets of wisdom for you to reflect on.

10 Years of TLP – An Interview with Michelle Wright

31st August, 2023 | By Lucy Pratt

This month, Cause4 are celebrating 10 years of the Trustee Leadership Programme, which was launched in 2013 to address the lack of effective and engaging governance training in the sector and seek to answer the question: How can I become an effective charity trustee?

To kick-off this month of celebrations, we decided to interview the programme founder, Michelle Wright, to understand why she started the programme in the first place, and what she envisions for the future of trusteeship. 

LGBTQIA+ Communities, Governance and the Charity Sector

31st August, 2023 | By Lucy Pratt

The benefits of a more diverse charity sector, amongst donors, charity staff and Grantmakers alike, is well known. It allows for a larger talent pool for recruitment, new perspectives, more astute decision-making and a general improvement in performance via increased engagement and trust. Are we doing enough to engage LGBTQIA+ Trustees?

Pick of the Month – August 2023

1st August, 2023 | By Lucy Pratt

August's Pick of the Month explores sectors from sport to wellbeing with leaders, trustees and entrepreneurs working hard to create change for communities and individuals alike. Despite each of our Picks working in very different areas, they all highlighted the value of curiosity and patience in the professional journey. Take a read of the full piece to gain more insight from each Pick – we admire all of their work and experience!

Pick of the Month – July 2023

3rd July, 2023 | By Lucy Pratt

We're back with another selection of 'Picks' doing remarkable work across the charity sector – from arts and health to support for the homeless. Take a read to get inspired by their journeys... Each individual has been committed, creative and persevering in their work, making a significant impact and influence along the way!

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