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Pick of the Month - May 2021

4th May, 2021 | By Edward Drew

May the Fourth be with you! This month, we spoke with a Fellow putting the voice of young people front and centre in her work, and two Charity Leaders empowering LGBTQ+ people in Devon and beyond. 

Pick of the Month - August 2021

4th August, 2021 | By Edward Drew

Happy August! With summer sunshine (or rain!) beaming down, we spoke with a Trustee who decided to Chair an arts organisation she loves, and a Social Entrepreneur innovating and investing in climate-smart affordable housing – congratulations to all who have been featured!

Pick of the Month - November 2020

2nd November, 2020 | By Edward Drew

As we near the end of what’s been a turbulent year, our pick of the month features some inspiring examples of charitable and social action, including a social enterprise selling ethically-made clothing in East London, and a Charity Leader provoking action on race equity and representation in the sector.  

Michelle Wright writes for CEO Today Magazine

2nd November, 2020 | By Michelle Wright

After 11 years of running her own business, Michelle Wright considers her top tips for those moving from employee to entrepreneur.

Michelle Wright writes for Arts Professional

29th October, 2020 | By Michelle Wright

Right now past data is a poor predictor of the future, but understanding the scale and nature of change while responding to issues and initiatives of importance to funders will be vital to future success, say Michelle Wright and Sarah Thelwall.

Charity Fraud Week: A round-up of the best guidance and recommendations out there

19th October, 2020 | By Edward Drew

Today marks the start of International Charity Fraud Awareness Week, bringing together everyone involved in the sector to raise awareness and combat fraud. Here we round up the best guidance and recommendations on tackling fraud.

Michelle Wright writes for Charity Choice

16th October, 2020 | By Michelle Wright

According to research Cause4 conducted with Rogare, only 5% of fundraisers actively chose it as a profession. How can we establish a career path into the sector?

Michelle Wright writes for Finance Digest

16th October, 2020 | By Michelle Wright

Michelle Wright considers the extent to which entrepreneurs must trade of ethics and success, an issue that is more important than ever as businesses struggle to survive Covid-19 and face ethical scrutiny in light of significant global movements such as Black Lives Matter and Extinction Rebellion.https://www.financedigest.com/is-it-possible-for-entrepreneurs-to-be-ethical-and-successful.html

Michelle Wright writes for Suffolk Norfolk Life

14th October, 2020 | By Michelle Wright

Cause4 CEO writes for Suffolk Norfolk Life about the current challenges for local charities, giving key advice for moving forwards.

Top Tips for Virtual Board Meetings

7th October, 2020 | By Naomi Chapman

As we prepare for another six months of virtual board meetings (at least), Cause4 sets out five top tips for making these as effective as they can be.

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Peer-networking in a Digital Environment

6th October, 2020 | By Erin Hughes

Making mutually beneficial business connections in the digital environment

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Pick of the Month - October 2020

1st October, 2020 | By Naomi Chapman

October's sector round up, highlighting four inspiring individuals delivering impact through their work.

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