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Cause4′s Pick of the Month

Welcome to our July picks, 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 recognition for their immense contributions to the sector!   Entrepreneur of the Month Cause4 is delighted to announce that our Entrepreneur of the Month […]

Small Charity, Big Impact Day 2018: Cotswold Friends

Small Charity week is a chance for us to celebrate those small local charities making a difference to their communities. Having spent some of my childhood living in a rural Gloucestershire village, I thought it would be a great opportunity to promote one charity that is helping those who feel isolated, lonely and in much […]

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 […]

Grenfell: A Monument to Injustice, A Symbol of Human Solidarity

Remembering the charities that support our emergency services On the 14th June 2017, London awoke to see a billowing cloud of smoke rising into the morning sky. As the news of the 129-home tower block’s fire swept across the world, the scale of the tragedy slowly emerged: 72 men, women and very young children perished […]

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: […]