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The Charity Digital Code of Practice – Helping charities join the Fourth Industrial Revolution

30th November, 2018 | By Emily Clarke

The first digital code of practice for charities launched this month – a brand new resource for our sector to improve our tech skills and increase the use of digital in our organisations. With rapid advances in technology worldwide, what is becoming known as the ‘Fourth Industrial Revolution’ is sweeping the globe – but charities are struggling to keep up.

Celebrating Trustees in Honour of Trustees Week

12th November, 2018 | By Cause4 staff

Back in May Cause4 decided to start showcasing our top monthly picks for those people we feel have been showcasing pure excellence as charity leaders, entrepreneurs, Arts Fundraising and Philanthropy Fellows, and of course charity Trustees. Since then, we have published seven blogs, highlighting the work of 28 people.

Deeds AND Words: telling stories to promote women's charities

4th September, 2017 | By Cause4 staff

On a chilly day in January 2017, millions of people took to the streets across the world in an international day of solidarity for the protection of women’s rights.

MissionBox - Online Connectivity in the Charity Sector

29th August, 2017 | By Cause4 staff

2017 saw the launch of a new website, MissionBox, which aims to connect people and organisations working in the charity sector.

The website highlights the adventurous steps that are being made to bring charitable work further into the online world. Given its launch in March this year, I wanted to learn more about MissionBox, online connectivity in the charity sector and what its future may look like.

Is MissionBox helpful?

MissionBox offers the opportunity for those in the charity sector to:

The value of Values

21st August, 2017 | By Cause4 staff

It is not surprising that public trust in charities reached an all-time low in 2016.

A Better Way to Support Victims?

16th August, 2017 | By Cause4 staff

Recently the UK has had to cope with several tragic incidents which have shocked the country to its core - the attack at Manchester Arena, the attack on London Bridge and the Grenfell Tower disaster, to name but three. In the true spirit of generosity, the public response has been fantastic with campaigns such as We Love Manchester and London Fire Relief Fund raising vital funds for those affected.

Capitalise on youth turnout to create social change

31st July, 2017 | By Cause4 staff

Emily ClarkeCan the changing face of politics shake up charitable involvement?

Trustee Diversity: it's time for action

27th July, 2017 | By Cause4 staff

 

Finding Clarity in the Cloudy Third Sector

24th July, 2017 | By Cause4 staff

Camilla TetleyAre charities losing their value in a rapidly growing network of social enterprises?

Are you looking after your donors?

21st July, 2017 | By Cause4 staff

In light of the recent email hiccup by Wateraid, which saw the multi-million-pound international development charity accidentally send out an event reminder to almost everyone on its email list, I decided to share my thoughts on charity stewardship, expressing why I think donor cultivation is an absolute must when it comes to increasing your income.

Stewardship

Exploring the World of Sports Stars’ Charities

17th July, 2017 | By Cause4 staff

The UK’s charity sector is complemented by an increasing number of Foundations established by sports stars. The variety of these Foundations reflects the diversity, success and charitable spirit of today's UK athletes.

Giving through gaming – a cutting edge initiative?

10th July, 2017 | By Cause4 staff

Successful fundraising is key to any charity’s success, yet recently I have found that it is the operational aspects that many struggle with.