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

30th November, 2018 | By Emily Clarke

Cause4 has launched the first Digital Code of Practice for charities – a brand new resource designed to help charities use digital to increase impact, develop skills and improve sustainability.

The Value of Volunteers – In Response to Art Fund’s News

28th January, 2019 | By Laura Gabe

With the news that Art Fund is disbanding its volunteer programme, many have questioned the value of volunteer programmes. However, at Cause4 we see the real value in volunteer support, for individuals and companies and we’re scratching our heads as to why the Art Fund would make such a move.

Building a giving culture

15th June, 2011 | By Cause4 staff

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.

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?

Cause4 Philanthropy Event Live

7th June, 2011 | By Cause4 staff

2:30 Welcome to the Cause4 Philanthropy Event live from Forsters, in Mayfair. First up we have Thomas Hughes-Hallett (T-H-H), Chair of the Philanthropy Review.

UK giving still has a long way to go

7th June, 2011 | By Cause4 staff

Very interesting piece by Plum Lomax on the Giving White Paper which she has allowed us to repost. Plum works in the consulting and communications teams at New Philanthropy Capital.



Hughes-Hallett, Dorfman and McGrath revealed as keynote speakers for Cause4 Philanthropy Event

6th June, 2011 | By Cause4 staff

Thomas Hughes-Hallett, Lloyd Dorfman and Harvey McGrath were today revealed as the keynote speakers for Cause4's philanthropy seminar 'My Kind of Philanthropy'.

The taxing reality of tax

6th June, 2011 | By Cause4 staff

New research, undertaken by financial services leader JP Morgan, has been released focusing on the motivations and barriers affecting philanthropist’s giving habits in the UK. The survey, which was conducted amongst 200 of JP Morgan Private Bank’s ultra high net worth clients, has collated the opinions of 78 respondents worth an estimated collective wealth of £6 billion.

The Giving Summit

26th May, 2011 | By Cause4 staff

One of the most interesting proposals in the Government’s White Paper on Giving is its plan to channel the energy and creativity of multiple partners across society, including businesses, charities, faith groups, social enterprises, academia, philanthropists and others, by providing funding for game-changing ideas and a Giving Summit in the Autumn of 2011.