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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. 

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?

Pick of the Month - August 2020

3rd August, 2020 | By Naomi Chapman

It may be the school summer holidays, but individuals across the charity sector continue to work hard to support those most in need. Read our sector round up here. 

The Cause4 Team comment on The Charity Digital Skills Report 2020

16th July, 2020

The team at Cause4 have reflected on Charity Digital Skills Report 2020 findings and what it means for the sector.

The Royal National Institute of Blind People – What can we take from the Pears Centre investigation?

13th July, 2020 | By Nye Greenfield

With the recent release of the Charity Commission investigation into the Royal National Institute of Blind People, there are a number of key lessons which charities of all sizes can take from this case.

The Golden Rules of Trustee Recruitment

9th July, 2020 | By Niloufar Abhari

Recruiting competent, innovative and passionate Trustees is crucial for charities to perform at their best, especially during such extraordinary times as these. How can we do it best?

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Ben Wilson writes for Cricket World on amateur cricket and Covid-19

3rd July, 2020 | By Ben Wilson

Ben Wilson joins forces with Dr. Steve Greenfield (Professor of Sports Law & Practice, Westminster Law School) to reflect on the state of amateur cricket, and how Covid-19 might be the very catalyst for change across the recreational game.

 

Pick of the Month - July 2020

3rd July, 2020 | By Naomi Chapman

Welcome to July’s Pick of the Month, which features changemakers from across the charity sector.

Shared concerns: lessons from Cause4 Power Hours

30th June, 2020 | By Naomi Chapman

Some of the common concerns amongst charities who seek support during Cause4’s Emergency Power Hours.

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Michelle Wright writes for WeAreTheCity

30th June, 2020 | By Michelle Wright

Cause4 CEO Michelle Wright considers why we should maintain ethical strategies when struggling to even stay afloat.

Amanda Parker writes for Civil Society

29th June, 2020 | By Amanda Parker

Cause4's Diversity and Inclusion Lead writes for Civil Society on how to embed diversity and inclusion in fundraising. 

Why charity partnership is more important than ever

25th June, 2020 | By Niloufar Abhari

Given the unique challenges facing the charity sector today, from dealing with a global pandemic to addressing racial inequality, partnerships between charities is critical. 

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