Highlighted stories

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.

The Rise of Digital Trustees

17th December, 2018 | By Laura Gabe

Following on from Cause4’s response to the Charity Digital Code of Practice, we wanted to expand the discussion on the need and the role of Digital Trustees in charities today.

Cause4’s Pick of the Month May 2019

3rd May, 2019 | By Poppy Facer

May is an exciting month for us here at Cause4 – and not just because Spring is here! This month, our acclaimed Trustee Leadership Programme will be starting for 2019, while we also celebrate our 10th Birthday; a whole decade of delivering dynamic change for social good! We haven’t forgotten about our favourite Social Entrepreneur, Charity Leader, Trustee and Arts Fundraising and Philanthropy Fellow of the Month, however – and we are delighted to showcase them here! 

#BeATrustee: Meet the Alumni - The Muscle Help Foundation

4th April, 2019 | By Poppy Facer

Having completed the Trustee Leadership Programme, Michael Rudman joined the Board at The Muscle Help Foundation. Read his story here. 

Cause4’s Pick of the Month, April 2019

2nd April, 2019 | By Cause4 staff

Spring is in the air and with it the promise of new ideas – just like those shared by our April Social Entrepreneur, Charity Leader, Trustee and Fellow. We hope you feel as inspired as us reading these!

Young Trustees – Are We Really Doing Enough?

25th March, 2019 | By Cause4 staff

This month, Tate announced the appointment of 28-year-old Anna Lowe as the new Youth Engagement Trustee and the youngest serving Trustee of a national UK museum or gallery.

Cause4’s Pick of the Month – March 2019

4th March, 2019 | By Cause4 staff

It’s already the third month of 2019 – but there is still no end to the incredible entrepreneurs, charity leaders, Trustees and Arts Fundraising and Philanthropy Fellows that Cause4 is inspired by. Here is our pick for March:

How can we better support families setting up charities ‘in memoriam’

20th February, 2019 | By Tom Hoyle

For four years a discussion paper has circulated within Cause4 that grapples with how best to serve charities forged in tragedy. We’ve publishing a distilled version of this analysis to shed light on a collection of charities (who are strangers to each other) which we consider rather special for society for their compelling messages but also their extra vulnerability. 

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Guest blog: Charities need to up their digital game in these key areas or face being left behind

5th February, 2019

Over the last five years, Lloyds Bank has published some research on the digital capabilities of UK SMEs and charities. Their findings for 2018 can be found in the UK Business Digital and Charity Index and make for some very interesting reading.

Cause4's Pick of the Month, February 2019

4th February, 2019 | By Cause4 staff

Another cold, dark January has flown by and the Cause4 team are excited to share some more brilliant stories about the Entrepreneurs, Trustees, Fellows and Charity Leaders who are our inspiration this February. 

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.

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.