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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.

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?

Michelle Wright writes for Wales Art Review

10th April, 2020 | By Michelle Wright

Michelle Wright examines the lay of the land for arts organisations in the UK during the Covid-19 lockdown and explains why she thinks Welsh arts organisation must hold their nerve.

Pick of the Month - April 2020

3rd April, 2020 | By Naomi Chapman

April’s Pick of the Month includes a social enterprise bringing craft to the community, a mobile library travelling between refugee camps, and an Arts Fundraising & Philanthropy fellow who has used what she learnt across the arts and heritage sector. 

Michelle Wright writes for Arts Professional

26th March, 2020 | By Michelle Wright

Michelle Wright discusses communicating with donors at a time of crisis, arguing that whilst fundraising might seem impossible right now, donors need to hear from you on good days and bad.

Michelle Wright writes for New Business

13th March, 2020 | By Michelle Wright

Michelle Wright writes for New Business on the pursuit of ethical entrepreneurship. 

Pick of the Month - March 2020

3rd March, 2020 | By Naomi Chapman

March's Pick of the Month showcases a fabulous Young Trustee, an innovative charity seed funder and a social enterprise supporting…social enterprise!

'Selling your work' with Frances Tipper

28th February, 2020 | By Frances Campbell

Last month, Cause4's Associate team attended a workshop as part of the Guildhall Creative Entrepreneurs Programme... how did they find it?

Amanda Parker Writes for The Guardian on Board Diversity

25th February, 2020 | By Amanda Parker

Amanda Parker argues that leadership skills come in black too, in this article for the Guardian.

Michelle Wright writes for Charities Management

25th February, 2020 | By Michelle Wright

Michelle Wright, founder and CEO of fundraising support company Cause4, says a new decade for the charity sector requires new approaches.

Pick of the Month - February 2020

14th February, 2020 | By Naomi Chapman

This Valentine’s day, we hope our round up of charity sector heroes will make you remember why you love charities and social enterprises. 

Michelle Wright quoted in Arts Professional

10th January, 2020

Stepping away from senior royal duties could liberate the couple to speak out more openly about discrimination, cultural sector figures have commented.

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