Highlighted stories

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.

Major overhaul needed in Charity Audits

8th October, 2019 | By Naomi Chapman

Cause4 analyses two worrying trends in Charity Account auditing: the simultaneous lessening of quality and increase in prices.

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.

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. 

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

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

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. 

Pick of the Month - January 2020

3rd January, 2020 | By Naomi Chapman

For some ultimate ‘new year, new you’ inspiration, check out our round up of the charity sector for January: this month we have sector leaders using hip-hop to combat loneliness, writing to build confidence, and business skills to support governance.

Fundraising in Times of Crisis

10th December, 2019 | By Frances Campbell

What can we learn from historic crises about how to fundraise in a time of crisis?