Partners

Cause4 prioritises developing work in partnership with organisations to achieve national impact – we are pleased to be working with the University of Leeds and Arts Marketing Association (AMA) to deliver the Arts Fundraising & Philanthropy Programme; Close Brothers Asset Management and the Clothworkers Company to realise the Trustee Leadership Programme; the Guildhall School of Music & Drama to run the Creative Entrepreneurs Programme; and the Peter Sowerby Foundation to deliver a number of wide-reaching developments in health innovation.

 

 

"Arts Fundraising & Philanthropy has changed the game for arts fundraising as Clore did for leadership.”

Phil Gibby, Director Arts Council England, South West

 

                                  

 

               

 

           

 

 

 

“Arts Fundraising & Philanthropy has changed the game for arts fundraising as Clore did for leadership.”

Phil Gibby, Director Arts Council England, South West

AESOP

Aesop, standing for ‘Arts Enterprise with a Social Purpose’, is an arts charity and social enterprise. Aesop was seeking support to expand this programme and needed to raise £2.1 million in order to achieve this ambitious goal.

Michelle Writes for Wax Digital

17 April 2019

As part of their ongoing Art of Management feature - a series that picks the brains of industry experts to shine a light on common management issues – eProcurement specialists, Wax Digital tapped our founder and CEO Michelle Wright for her expertise. The perceived challenges of managing a growing team can seem difficult if you’re unsure where to begin. Luckily, Michelle’s vast experience made her a natural fit to provide some essential advice to deal with this very issue. 

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Entrepreneurship

Michelle Writes for I Am Recruiting

9 April 2019

Having your own charitable foundation, it seems, is as much a part of being a 21st century business leader as TED talks and flashy product launches. Most of the multi-billionaire CEOs of Silicon Valley based their company origin stories around their motivation to ‘make the world a better place’. Once these beneficiaries of the digital revolution reach a certain level of ultra-wealth, many are keen to apply their innovative, ‘fix it’ problem-solving mindset and business acumen to achieving that goal in the charity sector. This solutions-focussed approach, known as ‘philanthrocapitalism’, can also bring with it the added bonus of greater influence on Government policy, as well as improving the public perception of these highly profitable companies and their CEOs. What are these high profiles initiatives, though, doing for – or indeed to – the charity sector as a whole?

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Philanthropy