Cause4 Summer Newsletter

2 July 2018

As we enjoy the summer sunshine, we are delighted to share our Summer Newsletter with you, with some of our highlights over the last few months, and news of what to look out for.

Read it online here!

David writes for Small Business Heroes

29 May 2018

Deciding on what to charge a customer can be a dilemma for a small business when they are struggling to balance what they think the market can bear with what they need to turn a profit. David Johnson is Head of Programme at Cause4, and advises small businesses and charities on strategies for growth.  He feels that the real magic is in the margins.

Trustee Leadership Programme - help us strengthen UK charities

29 May 2018

Close Brothers’ Trustee Leadership Programme continues throughout 2018.

Sign up today to develop your leadership skills and strengthen UK charities.

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.

Trustee Leadership Programme Newsletter: May 2018

25 May 2018

Welcome to the Trustee Leadership Programme Newsletter! This newsletter gives updates from within the charity sector and our upcoming events.

Ed wins Third Sector Fundraisers: The New Generation Award

23 May 2018

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Our very own Development Coordinator Ed Harvey has impressed an expert panel of judges to win Third Sector's Fundraisers: The New Generation Award.

Ed's achievement is outlined on Third Sector's website, which details:

Michelle writes for ArtsProfessional on Ethical Fundraising

30 April 2018

How bad is bad?

Are problems of ethics in danger of making the arts unfundable? Michelle Wright addresses some uncomfortable questions.

Tensions are running high and there is a high degree of nervousness from artists, employees and trustees alike about what’s appropriate when soliciting funding.

Michelle Comments on the Gig Economy for The Independent

23 April 2018

Are you being ripped off by the gig economy?

Less work security used to mean higher pay. Not any more. (By Felicity Hannah)

Almost three million people have worked in the gig economy in the last 12 months, according to official figures, where, traditionally, there has been a trade off.

Trustee Leadership Programme Newsletter: April 2018

18 April 2018

Welcome to the Trustee Leadership Programme Newsletter! This newsletter gives updates from within the charity sector and our upcoming events.

The Trustee Leadership Programme returns to Bristol

17 April 2018

Following on from its most successful year yet, the Trustee Leadership Programme will continue to grow in 2018, returning to Bristol for the second time, on the 24th of May.

“10/10 because there is not a 10+!”

Cristiane S, ViiV Healthcare

The programme, created in partnership with Close brothers Asset Management and the Clothworkers’ Company, covers key regulatory issues for Trustees and their responsibilities, also includes a networking event with charities seeking Trustees.

International Arts Manager Reports on Cause4 Advance

13 April 2018

Cause4 Launches Free Fundraising Training Platform

A new online course has been developed to help arts fundraisers promote the arts as a charitable cause worthy of investment.

According to the latest Charities Aid Foundation CAF UK Giving Report 2017, the arts remain the least commonly supported cause in the charity sector, despite the high number of people who engage with the arts.

New Arts Fundraising & Philanthropy Funding Programmes Covered in UK Fundraising

12 April 2018

Fundraising and Philanthropy have announced two new funding initiatives for and culture organisations to apply for – the Fundraising Culture Change Programme and the  Fund for Fundraising.

New Arts Fundraising & Philanthropy Appointments Covered in ArtsProfessional

9 April 2018

Appointments at Arts Fundraising & Philanthropy

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DAVID JOHNSON, who until recently was Head of Development at the Albany in Deptford, has been appointed as Head of Programme at Arts Fundraising & Philanthropy, as it becomes a Sector Support Organisation in Arts Council England's national portfolio.

New Arts Fundraising & Philanthropy Recruits Mentioned in Civil Society

9 April 2018

David Johnson has been appointed head of programme at Arts Fundraising and Philanthropy. Johnson is one of three new appointments announced by the organisation.

Johnson joins from the Albany Theatre in Deptford, South London where he was previously head of development. A member of the Institute of Fundraising, Johnson was also previously head of business development at the Arts Centre Stockton.

He has already been involved with Arts Fundraising and Philanthropy as a voluntary regional fundraising coordinator for London.

Cause4 Easter Newsletter

29 March 2018

As we approach the Easter break, we are delighted to share our Easter Newsletter with you, with some of our highlights over the last few months, and news of what to look out for.

Trustee Leadership Programme Newsletter: February 2018

19 March 2018

Welcome to the Trustee Leadership Programme Newsletter! This newsletter gives updates from within the charity sector and our upcoming events.