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NCVO 2018 Almanac – A Response

  The National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO) has released its 2018 Civil Society Almanac. First published in 1996, the resource gives an overview of the British voluntary sector, including its finances, workforce and volunteering, as well as long term trends in the sector. Below are the nine key points taken from the 2018 edition: […]

The 2018 London Marathon

The 38th edition of the London Marathon is fast approaching, and will take place this Sunday, on 22nd April. It is one of the most spectacular events to take place yearly in the capital, featuring over 40,000 people running 26.2 miles around the city, and backed by cheering crowds (over 750,000) throughout. Whilst celebrating some of the best […]

UK Giving 2018 – A Reaction

Charities Aid Foundation has now published ‘UK Giving 2018’, the largest study of the UK’s generosity and a crucial report giving vital insights on the latest giving trends. So, what has the report found? The total amount given to charity increased to £10.3 billion, a significant leap from the 2016 figure of £9.7bn. The most […]

Cause4′s Pick of the Month

At Cause4, we are all about celebrating successful individuals to share their talents and innovative ideas with as many people as possible. As part of this, we decided to dedicate a blog to those people we feel have gone above and beyond. Each month we will be sharing our top picks for Entrepreneurs, Trustees, Business […]

Charity Digital Skills Report 2018 – A Reaction

In 2017, The Skills Platform and Zoe Amar of Zoe Amar Communications co-wrote The Charity Digital Skills Report, to help understand the digital needs of the charity sector. Unfortunately, the findings of this report were somewhat concerning and showed a lack of dedication from the sector to digital change. The report showed that 50% of charities don’t have a digital […]

Stephen Hawking – Cosmology’s Brightest Star

Today started with a saddened tone, with newspapers declaring the passing of science’s, cosmology’s, and the universe’s brightest star, Stephen Hawking. In a heart-warming reaction to this news, the Motor Neurone Disease Association, a leading Motor Neurone Disease charity, is facing technical difficulties as it website has crashed due to the inundation of people showing […]

GoodBox is Leading the Way for Cashless Donations to Charities

Towards the end of last year, I was closely monitoring the growth of a new start-up, GoodBox, which is on a mission to pioneer the fundraising sector with contactless donation platforms. The company is currently offering three products that allow donors to ‘Tap to Give’ – i.e. donate to charities through contactless technology – and […]