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Pick of the Month - January 2021

6th January, 2021 | By Edward Drew

This month we spoke to four people about how they plan to rebuild back from the experiences of 2020, including a Trustee helping implement an Equality Action Plan for their organisation and a Charity Leader developing an app for children with congenital heart disease (CHD) and their parents to use in hospital. 

What trusteeship in 2020 can teach us for 2021

15th January, 2021 | By Naomi Chapman

During 2020, we were delighted to feature a Trustee each month as part of our ‘Pick of the Month’, a publication highlighting the extraordinary people working across the charity sector. In the last year, the Trustees featured have supported charities across impact areas, from social care and cancer research, to publishing and youth leadership.

So what can we learn from these case studies of trusteeship, and how can they can inform governance practice going forwards?

Ben Wilson writes for UK Footie on Amateur Sports Clubs and Covid-19

23rd June, 2020 | By Ben Wilson

Ben Wilson writes for UK Footie on the importance of Amateur Sports Clubs having a good post-Covid-19 strategy.

Ben Wilson writes for Cricket World on fundraising strategy

8th June, 2020 | By Ben Wilson

Ben Wilson writes for Cricket World about grassroots cricket's need for a good post-Covid-19 strategy.

Pick of the Month – June 2020

1st June, 2020 | By Naomi Chapman

Cause4 rounds up individuals from across the charity sector doing exciting work this June.

Developing a Strong Case for Support – Improve the Efficacy of your Fundraising

28th May, 2020 | By Nye Greenfield

The Case for Support is one of the most important documents for your organisation's fundraising activities. Here a number of tips for creating a document that grabs the attention of funders.

What do arts organisations need from their Trustees in times of crisis?

20th May, 2020 | By Frances Campbell

How can Trustees best support organisations moving through crisis? Cause4 argues that Trustees are a vital component to survival, now and into the future. 

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State of the Sector 2020: what should we be aiming for?

19th May, 2020 | By Naomi Chapman

Cause4 reflects on NPC's State of the Sector report 2020 and considers what the charity sector should be aiming for in the next report. 

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. 

The Female Leadership Gap in Fundraising: What can we do?

28th April, 2020 | By Frances Campbell

The Institute of Fundraising’s latest report ‘Missing Out: Understanding the female leadership gap in fundraising’ provides detail on how gender is affecting the ability of women to reach the top jobs.

Investing Charitable Funds in Good Times and Bad

27th April, 2020 | By Naomi Chapman

At a time when finances are dominating Board meetings, we talked to Trustee Leadership Programme alumni John Chambers about Charity Investments.

Trustee Troubleshooting: Recruiting Trustees During the Health Crisis

14th April, 2020 | By Frances Campbell

Cause4 examines how charities can effectively hire new Trustees at this time, and showcases the silver lining of a new recruitment process.

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