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How Becoming A Charity Trustee Can Boost Your Career

Article posted originally on MinuteHack, 11 Dec 2017  Becoming a charity trustee isn’t just for people who’ve been there, done that. It could help younger people get a leg up the career ladder. One in four of the UK’s smaller charities – and one in five larger charities – are struggling to survive.  They need […]

Bah Humbug! Why helping the homeless is for life, not just for Christmas

With a chill in the air, and frost biting at our toes, the festive season is fast approaching – and alongside it, woolly jumpers, warm mulled wine, and increased charitable giving. This year’s UK Giving Report from the Charities Aid Foundation showed that, like other years, the winter months of November and December 2016 saw […]

International aid cash transfers – an effective tool for independence, or a waste of British taxpayers’ money?

Entwined with the history of imperialism is how richer countries give money to poorer countries – something they have been doing in various ways since the 19th century.[1] People usually think of international giving as programmes or aid goods packages, however a growing trend is appearing to complement or replace these interventions – cash transfers. […]

MacArthur Foundation’s 100&Change Competition

100&Change is a MacArthur Foundation competition for a $100 million grant to fund a single proposal that promises real and measurable progress in solving a critical problem of our time, in any problem area. From nearly 2,000 applications, four finalists have been selected, and are due to present their solutions at a live event in […]

The Nightmare Before Christmas – Halloween Fundraising Ideas!

Here at Cause4, we love hearing about all the weird, wacky and wonderful fundraising ideas people come up with. As Halloween creeps around the corner, here are some of our favourites to give you some inspiration! Pumpkins Galore It comes as no surprise that many people embrace the humble gourd and take it to new […]

Foreign Aid Spending

The UK has continued its commitment to spend 0.7% of Gross National Income on overseas development aid each year,[1] (The UN’s target for all developed countries in place since 1970), believing that this helps to build a ‘safer, healthier, more prosperous world for people in developing countries and in the UK’.[2] The UK first managed […]