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National Volunteers’ Week: Engaging Volunteers in Fundraising

1st June, 2021 | By Naomi Chapman

For National Volunteers' Week, the Cause4 team considers how best to engage volunteers in fundraising.

What daffodils taught me about fundraising

19th April, 2021 | By Edward Drew

Of all the things daffodils could possibly teach someone, you’d think fundraising is pretty unlikely. But on a cold February evening in 2019, four strangers and I at the Charity Fast-Track bootcamp in London were given a £1 coin and challenged to turn it into something much, much more.  

The Long Road to Fundraising Apprenticeships

15th April, 2021 | By Michelle Wright

Employers in arts, culture and heritage face hard choices about what to invest in and how to effectively plan for the long term, writes Michelle Wright.

The Long Road to Fundraising Apprenticeships

15th April, 2021 | By Michelle Wright

Employers in arts, culture and heritage face hard choices about what to invest in and how to effectively plan for the long term, writes Michelle Wright.

Fighting Online Fatigue

3rd March, 2021 | By Michelle Wright

Funders and audiences are losing their appetite for virtual events, writes Michelle Wright. What comes next for arts fundraising? 

Michelle Wright writes for Arts Professional

29th October, 2020 | By Michelle Wright

Right now past data is a poor predictor of the future, but understanding the scale and nature of change while responding to issues and initiatives of importance to funders will be vital to future success, say Michelle Wright and Sarah Thelwall.

Michelle Wright writes for Charity Choice

16th October, 2020 | By Michelle Wright

According to research Cause4 conducted with Rogare, only 5% of fundraisers actively chose it as a profession. How can we establish a career path into the sector?

Michelle Wright writes for Arts Professional

24th September, 2020 | By Michelle Wright

Recruiting on the basis of passion for the arts doesn’t make sense in vital income-generating roles, says Michelle Wright. Sector leaders need a talented pool of fundraisers with recognised knowledge and skills.

Michelle Wright writes for Philanthropy Impact Magazine

27th August, 2020 | By Michelle Wright

Cause4 CEO Michelle Wright writes about Next Generation Philanthropy - What Matters To Millenial Mega-Donors?

Why fundraising isn't a lost cause in 2020

4th August, 2020 | By Niloufar Abhari

Some fundraisers have been put off fundraising by the events of this year. In this blog post, Cause4 argues that fundraising teams should keep going, and offers top tips for seeing success.

Michelle Wright writes for WeAreTheCity

30th June, 2020 | By Michelle Wright

Cause4 CEO Michelle Wright considers why we should maintain ethical strategies when struggling to even stay afloat.

Amanda Parker writes for Civil Society

29th June, 2020 | By Amanda Parker

Cause4's Diversity and Inclusion Lead writes for Civil Society on how to embed diversity and inclusion in fundraising. 

Ben Wilson writes for Cricket World on fundraising strategy

8th June, 2020 | By Ben Wilson

Ben Wilson writes for Cricket World about grassroots cricket's need for a good post-Covid-19 strategy.

Developing a Strong Case for Support – Improve the Efficacy of your Fundraising

28th May, 2020 | By Nye Greenfield

The Case for Support is one of the most important documents for your organisation's fundraising activities. Here a number of tips for creating a document that grabs the attention of funders.

Developing a Strong Case for Support – Improve the Efficacy of your Fundraising

28th May, 2020 | By Nye Greenfield

The Case for Support is one of the most important documents for your organisation's fundraising activities. Here a number of tips for creating a document that grabs the attention of funders.

The Female Leadership Gap in Fundraising: What can we do?

28th April, 2020 | By Frances Campbell

The Institute of Fundraising’s latest report ‘Missing Out: Understanding the female leadership gap in fundraising’ provides detail on how gender is affecting the ability of women to reach the top jobs.

Michelle Wright writes for Arts Professional

26th March, 2020 | By Michelle Wright

Michelle Wright discusses communicating with donors at a time of crisis, arguing that whilst fundraising might seem impossible right now, donors need to hear from you on good days and bad.

Michelle Wright writes for Charities Management

25th February, 2020 | By Michelle Wright

Michelle Wright, founder and CEO of fundraising support company Cause4, says a new decade for the charity sector requires new approaches.

Michelle Wright quoted in Arts Professional

10th January, 2020

Stepping away from senior royal duties could liberate the couple to speak out more openly about discrimination, cultural sector figures have commented.

Fundraising in Times of Crisis

10th December, 2019 | By Frances Campbell

What can we learn from historic crises about how to fundraise in a time of crisis?

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