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Purpose, Potential and Progress: 6 Benefits of Trusteeship 

21st March, 2024 | By Lucy Pratt

Becoming a trustee is daunting for the uninitiated. Simultaneously, new trustees must find time to fit their role around existing commitments, ensure they understand complex regulatory information from the Charity Commission, and get up to speed with the charity and their fellow board members… It’s undoubtedly overwhelming.

Nonetheless, being a trustee can be hugely rewarding, with a whole host of benefits for your professional and personal life. Trusteeship is absolutely a worthwhile commitment; this article outlines six of the key benefits. 

Purpose, Potential and Progress: 6 Benefits of Trusteeship 

21st March, 2024 | By Lucy Pratt

Becoming a trustee is daunting for the uninitiated. Simultaneously, new trustees must find time to fit their role around existing commitments, ensure they understand complex regulatory information from the Charity Commission, and get up to speed with the charity and their fellow board members… It’s undoubtedly overwhelming.

Nonetheless, being a trustee can be hugely rewarding, with a whole host of benefits for your professional and personal life. Trusteeship is absolutely a worthwhile commitment; this article outlines six of the key benefits. 

Celebrating 10 Years of TLP – An Interview with Guest Speaker, Abiodun Olatokun

22nd September, 2023 | By Lucy Pratt

As part of our celebration of 10 years of the Trustee Leadership Programme, we reached out to some of our guest speakers to gain their insights into charity governance. We interviewed Abiodun Olatokun, a Human Rights Lawyer and Advisory Board Member at Action for Trustee Racial Diversity UK. 

Celebrating 10 Years of TLP – An Interview with Guest Speaker, Abiodun Olatokun

22nd September, 2023 | By Lucy Pratt

As part of our celebration of 10 years of the Trustee Leadership Programme, we reached out to some of our guest speakers to gain their insights into charity governance. We interviewed Abiodun Olatokun, a Human Rights Lawyer and Advisory Board Member at Action for Trustee Racial Diversity UK. 

Celebrating 10 Years of TLP – An Interview with Guest Speaker, Abiodun Olatokun

22nd September, 2023 | By Lucy Pratt

As part of our celebration of 10 years of the Trustee Leadership Programme, we reached out to some of our guest speakers to gain their insights into charity governance. We interviewed Abiodun Olatokun, a Human Rights Lawyer and Advisory Board Member at Action for Trustee Racial Diversity UK. 

10 Years of TLP – An Interview with Michelle Wright

31st August, 2023 | By Lucy Pratt

This month, Cause4 are celebrating 10 years of the Trustee Leadership Programme, which was launched in 2013 to address the lack of effective and engaging governance training in the sector and seek to answer the question: How can I become an effective charity trustee?

To kick-off this month of celebrations, we decided to interview the programme founder, Michelle Wright, to understand why she started the programme in the first place, and what she envisions for the future of trusteeship. 

LGBTQIA+ Communities, Governance and the Charity Sector

31st August, 2023 | By Lucy Pratt

The benefits of a more diverse charity sector, amongst donors, charity staff and Grantmakers alike, is well known. It allows for a larger talent pool for recruitment, new perspectives, more astute decision-making and a general improvement in performance via increased engagement and trust. Are we doing enough to engage LGBTQIA+ Trustees?

LGBTQIA+ Communities, Governance and the Charity Sector

31st August, 2023 | By Lucy Pratt

The benefits of a more diverse charity sector, amongst donors, charity staff and Grantmakers alike, is well known. It allows for a larger talent pool for recruitment, new perspectives, more astute decision-making and a general improvement in performance via increased engagement and trust. Are we doing enough to engage LGBTQIA+ Trustees?

LGBTQIA+ Communities, Governance and the Charity Sector

31st August, 2023 | By Lucy Pratt

The benefits of a more diverse charity sector, amongst donors, charity staff and Grantmakers alike, is well known. It allows for a larger talent pool for recruitment, new perspectives, more astute decision-making and a general improvement in performance via increased engagement and trust. Are we doing enough to engage LGBTQIA+ Trustees?

Insight from Leaders | International Leadership Week 2023

15th March, 2023 | By Lucy Pratt

At Cause4, our Trustee Leadership Programme has allowed us to connect with and guide some brilliant leaders over the years; this work has been a consistent reminder of the energised, ambitious minds that continue to evolve leadership practice. As part of International Leadership Week 2023, we’ve collated advice, learnings and other musings from some of these individuals, who each have a distinct experience of leadership. 

Insight from Leaders | International Leadership Week 2023

15th March, 2023 | By Lucy Pratt

At Cause4, our Trustee Leadership Programme has allowed us to connect with and guide some brilliant leaders over the years; this work has been a consistent reminder of the energised, ambitious minds that continue to evolve leadership practice. As part of International Leadership Week 2023, we’ve collated advice, learnings and other musings from some of these individuals, who each have a distinct experience of leadership. 

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