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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?

CIoF Insights Fundraising Conference 2023

5th May, 2023 | By Rebecca Ward

Recently I attended the Chartered Institute of Fundraising Insight Fundraising Conference 2023. I was grateful for being awarded a bursary through the RAISE programme to support early-career arts fundraisers, without which I wouldn’t have been able to attend the in person event in London. 

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. 

What can we learn from the Kids Company judgement?

10th January, 2022 | By Naomi Chapman

What should Trustees takeaway from the £10million, multi-year case against the Kids Company Trustees?

The End of the Road - What you need to know about shutting down a charity

20th October, 2021 | By Erin Hughes

When you decide to become a charity Trustee, it's unlikely you're thinking about the possibility of closing your charity - unfortunately, however, it isn't uncommon. Here, we guide you through your legal responsibilities if you have to close down a charity, and how to manage the process effectively.

Constructive criticism: what the charity sector can learn from the Fundraising Regulator Complaints Report

13th October, 2021 | By Erin Hughes

The Fundraising Regulator recently published its Complaints Report, which shares insights into the broad trends of fundraising complaints in the UK from April 2020 to March 2021. The aim of the report is to identify areas of fundraising practice which may require improvement or expertise, to help the charity sector to continue fundraising ethically and effectively.

Constructive criticism: what the charity sector can learn from the Fundraising Regulator Complaints Report

13th October, 2021 | By Erin Hughes

The Fundraising Regulator recently published its Complaints Report, which shares insights into the broad trends of fundraising complaints in the UK from April 2020 to March 2021. The aim of the report is to identify areas of fundraising practice which may require improvement or expertise, to help the charity sector to continue fundraising ethically and effectively.

Supporting Organisational Resilience in the Aftermath of Covid-19

29th July, 2021 | By Naomi Chapman

In 2010, outgoing Arts Council England Executive Director Mark Robinson wrote a key paper entitled “Making Adaptive Resilience Real”, considering the features of a resilient arts organisation and how these could be fostered through organisational and sector leadership. More than 10 years later – and following a significant disruption to the sector due to Covid-19 – how can leaders ensure these features are in place?

Planning for the end of a Trusteeship

12th April, 2021 | By Naomi Chapman

How can Trustees plan for leaving governance roles in a way that supports individuals and the charity which they support?

What trusteeship in 2020 can teach us for 2021

15th January, 2021 | By Naomi Chapman

During 2020, we were delighted to feature a Trustee each month as part of our ‘Pick of the Month’, a publication highlighting the extraordinary people working across the charity sector. In the last year, the Trustees featured have supported charities across impact areas, from social care and cancer research, to publishing and youth leadership.

So what can we learn from these case studies of trusteeship, and how can they can inform governance practice going forwards?

Three ways to onboard a Trustee inclusively

15th December, 2020 | By Edward Drew

It’s no secret that despite effort from many charities, Trustee Boards remain chronically unrepresentative of society. At Cause4, we believe that making the Trustee onboarding experience inclusive makes a crucial difference.  

Five things we’ve learnt from lockdown

3rd December, 2020 | By Michelle Wright

National and international research has examined the pandemic’s impact on fundraising, marketing and audience development strategies, but what do the findings mean for the arts, culture and heritage in 2021? Arts Fundraising and Philanthropy looks to the challenges that now lie ahead. 

Michelle Wright writes for East Life

16th November, 2020 | By Michelle Wright

Many of East Anglia’s charities have been hit hard. However, despite the challenges, there have been local charities using their ingenuity and resourcefulness to find ways to raise money and to reach out to their communities. What's to become of our charities?

Michelle Wright writes for CEO Today Magazine

2nd November, 2020 | By Michelle Wright

After 11 years of running her own business, Michelle Wright considers her top tips for those moving from employee to entrepreneur.

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