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Pick of the Month - July 2021

1st July, 2021 | By Edward Drew

This month, we spoke with a Charity Leader advocating for the power that girls have as community leaders, and a Fellow who’s harnessing her knowledge to help drive fundraising at the country’s largest arts centre. Who will inspire you?

Incorporating youth governance: not a ‘one size fits all’ approach

13th January, 2022 | By Rebecca Ward

As young Trusteeship grows in popularity by young people and charities alike, what structure of youth governance would work best for your organisation?

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.

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Michelle Wright writes for Wales Art Review

10th April, 2020 | By Michelle Wright

Michelle Wright examines the lay of the land for arts organisations in the UK during the Covid-19 lockdown and explains why she thinks Welsh arts organisation must hold their nerve.

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. 

Michelle Wright writes for Arts Professional

26th March, 2020 | By Michelle Wright

Michelle Wright discusses communicating with donors at a time of crisis, arguing that whilst fundraising might seem impossible right now, donors need to hear from you on good days and bad.

Michelle Wright writes for New Business

13th March, 2020 | By Michelle Wright

Michelle Wright writes for New Business on the pursuit of ethical entrepreneurship. 

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 | By Amanda Parker

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

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