As 2016 draws to a close we hope that you are all planning a great break over the festive period! We are happy to share our Winter newsletter with you, with some of our news highlights from the last few months.
Latest News from Cause4
The Arts Council England-funded Arts Fundraising and Philanthropy Consortium today announced that its Programme is due to continue until March 2018, with additional generous support from Arts Council England. See the full press release here.
You can be well-informed, intuitive and hard-working but for most entrepreneurs, running a business isn’t something that can be done single-handedly. The daily grind of business operations, searching for new customers and keeping the wolf from the door can blind even the most open-eyed entrepreneur to what’s needed to get ahead. When opportunities to take […]
The sector badly needs more diversity on its boards, across gender, age, race, disability, faith and sexual orientation, writes Michelle Mitchell.
The term ‘sharism’ was first coined by Isaac Mao, Co-Founder and Director of the Social Brain Foundation. Sharism is the term for the collaborative building of value that results from sharing content and ideas. In the essay Sharism: A Mind Revolution, Mao believes that sharism can be practised at any point in time – by simply […]
~ Cause4 proves being a B Corp is good for business ~
LONDON – 15 November 2016: Cause4, a B Corporation, has been honoured by Silicon Valley Comes to the UK (SVC2UK) as one of the UK’s 50 hottest start ups that have successfully scaled up. The list includes the fastest growing businesses boasting average growth of 47 per cent over the past year.
Michelle shares her advice about how to ‘Attract the big hitters’ (p14), and get the best talent on board.
Too many charities still recruit trustees by tapping the shoulders of friends and family. It’s time to ensure our boards reflect the real world