Michelle Wright has written for Arts Professional: Competing for talent

29 May 2014

With fundraising in the UK currently suffering from an image problem, how can we find the next generation of top arts fundraisers? Michelle Wright makes some suggestions.

Across the arts and culture sector, but also in the wider charitable sector, the number one talent crisis seems to lie in attracting the next generation of development directors and entrepreneurial fundraisers who can ‘make things happen’.

Cause4 Launches Charity to Provide Vital Support for Emerging Fundraisers

28 May 2014

Cause4 is a social business that supports charities and social enterprises to grow through creating innovative programmes, entrepreneurial business models and ensuring effective fundraising across the charity, arts, sports and education sectors. Today the enterprise launched its own charitable fund, to support the distribution of a percentage of its profits each year to specifically fund talent development programmes.

Investment in New Talent Programmes for Cause4 5th Birthday

27 May 2014

Today, Cause4 announced the development of its graduate talent programmes to coincide with the company’s 5th birthday.

In response to the widely understood challenges facing the charity and social enterprise sectors in recruiting entrepreneurial fundraising talent, Cause4 is delighted to welcome new applications to its three talent programmes.

Applications open for Creative Entrepreneurs Scheme 2014-15

23 May 2014

Applications are now open for Year 2 of the Guildhall School of Music & Drama Creative Entrepreneurs scheme, run in partnership with development and fundraising enterprise Cause4. The scheme is aimed at supporting alumni and staff of the School to create and launch their own businesses/social enterprises and raise vital seed funding.

Creative Entrepreneurs Scheme 2014-15 programme

22 May 2014

Following the success of the 2013-14 Creative Entrepreneurs Scheme, applications for the 2014-15 programme open on May 23rd.

Small business leader: Michelle Wright, Cause4

20 May 2014

Cause4 is featured in the Guardian’s Small Business Showcase.

Cause4 joins the UnLtd Big Venture Challenge cohort

12 May 2014

Cause4 is delighted to have been announced as a winner of the UnLtd Big Venture Challenge and joins the cohort for 2014!

Single, female and under 30? You're the top choice for a job abroad

9 May 2014

Cause4 CEO, Michelle Wright, writes for the Guardian about how young women are the preferred choice for international roles.

As arts and cultural organisations face challenging financial times, a new generation of Arts Fundraisers offers a ray of light for the sector

2 May 2014

Read the latest press release from the Arts Fundraising and Philanthropy Programme about the Arts Fundraising Fellowships.

Double Act

1 May 2014

Cause4 is featured in Elite Business about first hires in a start-up.

AFP Fellowship Programme featured in Mailout magazine

1 May 2014

The Arts Fundraising and Philanthropy Fellowship Programme is featured in Mailout magazine.

How to bring out the inner-Branson in your staff

30 April 2014

Cause4 CEO, Michelle Wright, writes for Real Business about how to encourage new ways of doing things.

National Blog Awards 2014

25 April 2014

Cause4's blog, Cause4 Opinion, was awarded 'Highly Commended' in the National Blog Awards 2014.

Encouraging Entrepreneurial Spirit in your Team is Key to Success

16 April 2014

Michelle Wright, CEO of Cause4, writes in The Huffington Post about how to encourage entrepreneurial spirit amongst a team.

Cause4 internship: a perfect fit for both business and graduate

4 April 2014

Cause4 and Michael Button, a Cause4 Associate, are profiled as a success story for the UCL Advances internship scheme.