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Pick of the Month - February 2021

2nd February, 2021 | By Edward Drew

As we refocus and rebuild from 2020, we spoke to four people who are shaping the sector. From a Charity Leader who is connecting asylum seekers and English language volunteers, to a Trustee leading a student union through Covid-19.  

Pick of the Month - November 2021

2nd November, 2021 | By Naomi Chapman

As we near the end of another year of uncertainty, this monthly pick features a Trustee of a Young People’s charity, an ingenious social enterprise with a “library of things” and the Chief Executive of Trees for Cities working on not only a national, but international scale.

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.

Michelle Wright writes for Fleximise

29th September, 2020 | By Michelle Wright

Michelle Wright, Founder and CEO of one of the UK’s first B Corporations, discusses the importance of making ethical business decisions in times of hardship

Michelle Wright writes for Arts Professional

24th September, 2020 | By Michelle Wright

Recruiting on the basis of passion for the arts doesn’t make sense in vital income-generating roles, says Michelle Wright. Sector leaders need a talented pool of fundraisers with recognised knowledge and skills.

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