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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 - August 2022

1st August, 2022 | By Faye Edwards

In our Pick of the Month for August, we spoke to the Chief Executive of a charity promoting and celebrating disability through arts, culture and education and the Founder of a Community Interest Company, facilitating the smooth transition of young neurodiverse people from one life stage to the next. We also spoke to one of Arts Fundraising & Philanthropy’s 2021 Senior Fundraising Fellows, and a Trustee for a charity delighting children with imaginative and meaningful theatre.

Pick of the Month - August 2022

1st August, 2022 | By Faye Edwards

In our Pick of the Month for August, we spoke to the Chief Executive of a charity promoting and celebrating disability through arts, culture and education and the Founder of a Community Interest Company, facilitating the smooth transition of young neurodiverse people from one life stage to the next. We also spoke to one of Arts Fundraising & Philanthropy’s 2021 Senior Fundraising Fellows, and a Trustee for a charity delighting children with imaginative and meaningful theatre.

Pick of the Month - July 2022

1st July, 2022 | By Faye Edwards

This month, we bring you July’s Pick of the Month feature where we spoke to the Chief Executive of an arts and education Charity in Winchester, the Founder of a Social Enterprise developing and delivering innovative health and wellbeing solutions, one of Arts Fundraising & Philanthropy’s 2019 Fundraising Fellows, and a Trustee for a Charity supporting asylum-seekers across the UK.

Small Charities We Love #SmallCharityWeek

20th June, 2022 | By Rebecca Ward

Small Charity Week celebrates and raises awareness of the essential work of the UK’s small charity sector, which makes an invaluable contribution to the lives of millions of individuals, communities and causes across the UK and the rest of the world. In honour of #SmallCharityWeek, we have chosen to highlight a few examples of small charities doing excellent work across the UK, focusing on the themes of diversity, Covid-19, digital, and young people.    

Governance Round-Up #VolunteersWeek

1st June, 2022 | By Rebecca Ward

Volunteers' Week is an annual celebration of the contribution millions of people make across the UK through volunteering. In honour of #VolunteersWeek2022 we wanted to celebrate volunteering in a governance role by presenting a round-up of our Pick of the Month Trustees from the year so far. 

Pick of the Month - June 2022

1st June, 2022 | By Faye Edwards

This month marks the halfway point of our 2022 picks showcasing individuals that are facilitating great work across the charity sector. In this month’s feature, we spoke to the Founder of a social enterprise inspiring well-being through dance, one of Arts Fundraising & Philanthropy’s 2020 Fundraising Fellows, the Chief Executive of ‘the creative heart of the Fens’ and a Trustee for a Charity inspiring young people in Manchester to maximise their potential.

International Museum Day 2022

18th May, 2022 | By Rebecca Ward

International Museum Day is a seminal event in the international cultural calendar which exists to raise awareness of the importance of museums as a “means for cultural exchange, enrichment of cultures and development of mutual understanding, cooperation and peace among peoples”.

To mark the occasion this year, the Cause4 team has chosen to highlight the event by sharing a short reflection on our favourite museums across the country.

Pick of the Month - May 2022

1st May, 2022 | By Faye Edwards

It’s that time again! May is here and with it, we bring you our monthly pick of individuals doing some incredible work across the charity sector. This month, we spoke to a Trustee for one of Birmingham’s best attractions, the Chief Executive of the UK’s foremost narrative ballet company, East Street Arts’ Business and Development Lead and the Founder of a Social Enterprise on a mission to use music technology to create social impact.

Pick of the Month - April 2022

1st April, 2022 | By Faye Edwards

As the days get longer, April is here and with it, we bring you our next monthly pick of inspiring individuals doing great work in the sector. This month, we spoke to the Head of Development at a cutting-edge arts centre, the founder of a social enterprise empowering communities with manual washing machines, a Chief Executive championing Antarctic heritage for all and a Trustee of a charity offering respite to carers of dementia patients.

Pick of the Month - March 2022

1st March, 2022 | By Faye Edwards

March is here and with it, we bring you this month’s round up of individuals doing great things in the sector. In this pick, we feature a Development Director at Mountview, a Chief Executive offering her advice to prospective CEOs, the leader of a social enterprise supporting young people from African and Caribbean communities facing mental health issues and the Treasurer and Vice Chair of Luton Citizens Advice.

Pick of the Month - February 2022

1st February, 2022 | By Faye Edwards

February is finally here and with it, we bring you our monthly highlight of individuals doing great things in the sector. This month, we feature a new Director of Span Arts, a Chief Executive tackling environmental and social challenges, a Trustee with a “lifelong passion for the arts”, and the leader of Lightful, supporting organisations to multiply their impact through technology.

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