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Looking Ahead: Cause4’s predictions for the charitable sector in 2019

14th December, 2018 | By Cause4 staff

2018 has been filled with some exciting developments as well as major challenges for the UK charitable sector. As the year comes to a close, the Cause4 team is looking to the future with their predictions for 2019.

Green is the New Black: the Rising Tide of Climate-Consciousness

11th January, 2019 | By Emily Clarke

It’s an arresting sight: huge chunks of arctic ice stood melting into the polluted streets of Central London; disintegrating into the chill winter air.

London 2012 sponsors – what’s the legacy?

23rd June, 2011 | By Cause4 staff

With London 2012 just a year away the country, if not the world, is getting pretty excited about sport.

Exclusive interview with Thomas Hughes-Hallett, Chairman of The Philanthropy Review

21st June, 2011 | By Cause4 staff

Today sees the launch of the Philanthropy Review and as part of its build up Cause4Opinion was granted an exclusive interview with its Chairman

Further reaction from our Philanthropy Event

20th June, 2011 | By Cause4 staff

The second in a series of interviews from leading figures attending our Philanthropy Event.

Social Enterprises – the growth quandary

16th June, 2011 | By Cause4 staff

In February 2011 Government launched Growing the Social Investment Market: A vision and strategy - a six-point framework starting with ‘enabling’ actions and leading to more direct intervention including consideration of tax incentives to encourage social investment. It is clearly positive to encourage a thriving social investment market where social ventures can find access to the capital they need to grow, together with a strategy to make it happen.

Insights into the Cause4 Philanthropy Event

15th June, 2011 | By Cause4 staff

Following our successful Philanthropy Event, below is the first in a series of interviews from leading figures attending the event.

Building a giving culture

15th June, 2011 | By Cause4 staff

Imagination please - Titan philanthropists

10th June, 2011 | By Cause4 staff

Journalist Zoe Williams in the Guardian on Thursday 10 June writes about the vulgarity of the Ark Gala Ball. Tickets are £10,000 each and with the event attended by A-listers such as the newly married Duke and Duchess of Cambridge this is most definitely a ‘spectacle’ of big beast philanthropy.


Cameron and Obama - two minds greater than one...?

10th June, 2011 | By Cause4 staff

Last month, during President Obama’s first official state visit to Britain, it was stated that the USA and United Kingdom will draw upon joint knowledge and expertise in a bid to strengthen global volunteering and community engagement.

Government has failed to make a strong case for giving

8th June, 2011 | By Cause4 staff

Worth taking a look at Ellie Brodie's article on today's Guardian voluntary network sector blog. She suggests that The White Paper on Giving fails to explain why people should give their time and money. We would be interested to hear whether or not you think she is correct?