Cause4 survey used in MissionBox article

15 March 2018

Is Your Board of Trustees Male, Pale and Stale?

Promote the benefits of being a trustee

The First Trustee Leadership Programme Alumni Event goes live

14 March 2018

To celebrate the success of the course and the accomplishments of our most successful alumni, the first Trustee Leadership Programme Alumni Event has been launched, taking place on March 28th 2018 at 6pm.

The event will be a chance for you to meet fellow Trustee Leadership Programme participants who are now Trustees, and to explore experiences to date. We will also hear from a distinguished panel of speakers on the pressing topic of Myth-busting for smaller charities: ethical investing and financialmanagement.

Cause4 Advance featured in UKFundraising

13 March 2018

New online training resource launched for the arts, cultural & heritage sectors

Fundraising & Philanthropy has launched an online resource of specifically for the arts.

Michelle writes for ArtsProfessional

9 March 2018

How to get the Culture of your Organisation Right 

The past three years has been the most turbulent period for our arts organisations and charities. Having emerged from the fundraising scandals of 2015 with public trust starting to be rebuilt, we find ourselves now facing serious problems of sex scandals across the non-governmental organisation sector. And then there was the dubious fundraising practices of the President’s Club.

Michelle Comments for HR Grapevine Magazine

19 February 2018

In this article, HR Grapevine discusses why everyone, including leaders, should find a professional mentor to support their career progression.

In it, Michelle comments that the 'disruptive' nature of mentoring is important, saying:

“While it is important that the relationship be one of mutual respect – and where conversation and time spent together can be enjoyed – it is also very useful to be mentored by someone who works outside of your immediate industry - having a different background means that your worldview can be adapted.”

Michelle writes for Arts Professional

2 February 2018

Where are our young and diverse trustees?

Trustee Leadership Programme Newsletter: September 2017

29 January 2018

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

Trustee Leadership Programme Newsletter: October 2017

29 January 2018

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

Trustee Leadership Programme Newsletter: November 2017

29 January 2018

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

Trustee Leadership Programme Newsletter: December 2017

29 January 2018

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

Trustee Leadership Programme Newsletter: January 2018

29 January 2018

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

Michelle Comments for Elite Business

18 January 2018

How to Make Sure Your Startup Keeps Innovating 

This Elite Business article shares ideas on how to avoid becoming a one-hit wonder through a culture of innovation.

One of the suggestions comes from Cause4's CEO, Michelle Wright, who adds:

Michelle comments for Natwest Content Live

2 January 2018

Management strategies: surviving the early years

In this article, Natwest Content Live discusses ways to survive the first years of starting your own business.

'Around half of all UK start-ups fail in the first five years, while 64% are hit with unexpected costs in the first year alone. We look at ways that businesses can survive the early years and carefully manage surprise costs.'

Amongst the suggestions is one idea from Cause4's CEO, Michelle Wright:

Theatres to receive training on staging controversial work

19 December 2017

Press Release: Digital Theatre

Theatres creating potentially controversial work can now receive training on how to handle sensitive subjects, as part of a new scheme from the Index on Censorship.

Funded by Arts Council England and created in partnership with arts advocacy group What Next? and social enterprise Cause4, the support scheme is aimed at chief executives and chairs of arts organisations to ensure they can appropriately handle difficult subjects.

Michelle writes for Minutehack

12 December 2017

How Becoming A Charity Trustee Can Boost Your Career

One in four of the UK’s smaller charities – and one in five larger charities – are struggling to survive.  They need the experience and support of capable, well-connected people who can help guide the work they do and the strategies they adopt.