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Small Charity Fundraising: Why Size Really Doesn’t Matter

There are more than 145,000 charities registered with the Charity Commission that have an income under £500,000 each year. The annual income of these charities only accounts for about 10% of the income of the sector as a whole, but the impact that they have is phenomenal and punches well above their financial weight. Small charities are […]

Cause4′s Pick of the Month

Welcome to our third blog, celebrating our monthly pick for Entrepreneurs, Trustees, Business Leaders and Fundraising Fellows. We’re delighted to announce a new selection of those people who we think deserve some recognition for their immense contributions to the sector.   Entrepreneurs of the Month Cause4 is delighted to announce that our Entrepreneurs of the […]

Small Enterprises Tackling Big Issues

Long gone are the days of technocratic approaches and top down organisations and governments leading the way in international innovation. Now is the time of the new, the small, the grassroots. The exciting, the innovative, the flexible. Now is the time of the start-up. Some may grow exponentially, some may stay small, but no matter […]

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: […]

Cause4′s Pick of the Month

Following on from our first blog celebrating our monthly pick for Entrepreneurs, Trustees, Charity Leaders and Fundraising Fellows, we’re thrilled to announce a brand new selection of exciting and innovative people who we think deserve some recognition this month.   Entrepreneur of the Month Cause4 is delighted to announce that our Entrepreneur of the Month […]

Creating shared value: the case for CSR

by Addison Peers-Johnson Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is getting paid a lot of lip-service. So much lip-service, in fact, that companies are even finding it necessary to specify in their marketing materials that their CSR policy isn’t simply a ‘box-ticking’ exercise. Mark Goyder’s report for Tomorrow’s Company, for example, describes this common kind of approach […]