Trustee Leadership Programme - help us strengthen UK charities

13 December 2019

Close Brothers’ Trustee Leadership Programme will be back for 2020

Delivered by social enterprise Cause4 in partnership with Close Brothers Asset Management and the Clothworkers’ Company, this award-winning Trustee course now trains over 500 Trustees a year and gives professionals the skills and confidence to join a charity as a board member.

Michelle Quoted on Ethical Fundraising on Third Sector

29 November 2019

With charities turning away donations from the Sackler Trust and ending partnerships with oil giants, exactly when should charities be saying 'no' to gifts or investments? Emily Burt delves into the tangled ethics of bad money.

Board Diversity Pilot Programme featured in UK Fundraising

27 November 2019

Clore Leadership, Cause4 and the Arts Fundraising & Philanthropy Programme are partnering in a pilot programme that aims to improve the diversity of arts and cultural organisations’ boards, and to support trustees in their new roles. 

The programme, which aims to create the ‘Trustee Board Bank of the Future’, has been made possible through funding from the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation and Arts Council England.

Trustee Leadership Programme Alumni Newsletter - November 2019

11 November 2019

Click here to read the November edition of our Trustee Leadership Programme Alumni Newsletter, where we will be updating you on our latest courses, vacancies, and Trustee news. 

Topics: 
Governance
Governance and Trustees

Cause4's Diversity Initiative Featured in UK Fundraising

23 October 2019

Arts Fundraising & Philanthropy and Cause4 have launched two partnerships and welcomed a new team member to help them take forward a programme of work around  and .

Topics: 
Partnership development

Cause4 Makes Pledge for the Young Trustees Movement

15 October 2019

This month, the Young Trustees Movement launches its campaign to address the severe lack of young people in Trustee positions in the UK.

In line with the goals and values of the campaign Cause4 ihas made the following statement: 

Trustee Leadership Programme Alumni Newsletter - October 2019

15 October 2019

Click here to read the October edition of our Trustee Leadership Programme Alumni Newsletter, where we will be updating you on our latest courses, vacancies, and Trustee news. 

Diversity and Inclusion programmes for fundraisers take centre stage at Arts Fundraising & Philanthropy and Cause4

14 October 2019

Arts Fundraising & Philanthropy and Cause4 has launched two new partnerships and welcomes a new team member, to take forward an exciting programme of work around diversity and inclusion.

Trustee Leadership Programme Alumni Newsletter - September 2019

20 September 2019

Click here to read the September edition of our Trustee Leadership Programme Alumni Newsletter, where we will be updating you on our latest courses, vacancies, and Trustee news - as well as announcing our £10 Birthday Giveaway Winners!

Michelle Wright quoted in Public Finance

17 September 2019

Michelle Wright quoted in Public Finance on Trust and Transparency in the UK charity sector

Topics: 
Business planning

Michelle writes for The Fundraiser

12 September 2019

Four reasons why charities are struggling to retain good fundraising talent

Topics: 
Fundraising implementation

Cause4 featured in Acquisition International Magazine

29 August 2019

Cause4 is a social enterprise and one of the first certified B-Corporations in the UK. Recently, we profiled the firm to discover more about the extraordinary services the team consistently provides to ensure that the desired outcome is achieved.

Topics: 
Fundraising strategy

Michelle Writes for Family Friendly Working

16 August 2019

We’re celebrating 10 years as a social business at Cause4. As I reflect on where a decade has gone, with the various twists and turns of life including having two children, moving house twice and finally upping sticks to live in the country– it strikes me just how much has changed, not in my energy, ambition or commitment to the work we do, but in how different my perceptions are now about what’s important and what really constitutes a successful business.

Topics: 
Entrepreneurship

Michelle Comments for The Stage

16 August 2019

Yvette Griffith, executive director of music organisation Jazz Re:freshed, has set up the Black Arts Philanthropy Project with the aim of tackling a “deficit” in donations to black-led companies. Griffiths is working in partnership with Michelle Wright.

Topics: 
Philanthropy

Trustee Leadership Programme Alumni Newsletter - August 2019!

16 August 2019

Click here to read the August edition of our Trustee Leadership Programme Alumni Newsletter, where we will be updating you on our latest courses, vacancies, and Trustee news - as well as announcing our £10 Birthday Giveaway!

 

 

Topics: 
Governance and Trustees