Frances Campbell

Development Associate

Frances joined Cause4 as Development Associate in September 2019. She has a varied experience base, joining us from Cambridge University Press, with previous experience in the charity sector working at Body & Soul and The Institute of Group Analysis. She has a BA hons. In Comparative Literature and an MA in Religion both from the University of Kent.

Her interest in charity fundraising comes from her work in the sector and a passion for creative arts projects particularly inspiring children. She volunteers with the Ministry of Stories in London and is passionate about encouraging creative writing and literacy as key to building confidence and fundamental skills. She has further experience working with young people and has seen first-hand the positive effects that charitable organisations can have.

Frances is keen to get to grips with best practise in fundraising and develop skills and knowledge in the sector in order to help organisations grow and become resilient.


Posts by Frances Campbell

'Selling your work' with Frances Tipper

28th February, 2020 | By Frances Campbell


Last month our Associate team here at Cause4 were lucky enough to attend a Selling your work workshop with Frances Tipper, which forms part of the Guildhall School of Music and Drama’s Creative Entrepreneurs incubator programme. 

This half day training covered the basics of pitching, understanding your audience, and closing deals.

Amanda Parker Writes for The Guardian on Board Diversity

25th February, 2020 | By Frances Campbell

Leadership skills come in black too – even if most 'inclusive' boards can't see it

People like me too often get put on a board because we’re a colourful addition to the meeting, rather than for our acumen

I was first approached to join a management board when I was on maternity leave. I said yes, unaware that I would be joining as chair and that the role would give me ultimate responsibility for a £1.5m budget – and the health, education and life outcomes of tens of thousands of children under five in my area of London.

Fundraising in Times of Crisis

10th December, 2019 | By Frances Campbell

In 2018 fire ravaged the Macintosh building at the Glasgow School of Art (GSA), causing extensive damage to the historically important building that was under renovation following a smaller but equally devastating fire in 2014.