Highlighted stories

The Value of Well-Judged Reserves

11th November, 2019 | By Naomi Chapman

Cause4 responds to recent negative press about the reserves of military charities by considering the many factors that should influence a charity's Reserves Policy.

State of the Sector 2020: what should we be aiming for?

19th May, 2020 | By Naomi Chapman

Cause4 reflects on NPC's State of the Sector report 2020 and considers what the charity sector should be aiming for in the next report. 

A quick guide to becoming a Trustee

3rd September, 2020 | By Cause4 staff

Read our quick guide to becoming a Trustee here. 

In Conversation with Anthony Impey: Guildhall Creative Entrepreneur judge

10th August, 2020 | By Naomi Chapman

Entrepreneurship is a skill that requires conviction and continuous development says Anthony Impey, successful entrepreneur and judge for the Guildhall Creative Entrepreneur programme. 

How Trustees can lead recovery

7th August, 2020 | By Niloufar Abhari

There has never been a more important time to be a Trustee and to contribute to the strong leadership that will help the charity sector to navigate this crisis.

Why fundraising isn't a lost cause in 2020

4th August, 2020 | By Niloufar Abhari

Some fundraisers have been put off fundraising by the events of this year. In this blog post, Cause4 argues that fundraising teams should keep going, and offers top tips for seeing success.

 

Pick of the Month - August 2020

3rd August, 2020 | By Naomi Chapman

It may be the school summer holidays, but individuals across the charity sector continue to work hard to support those most in need. This month, we feature a sustainable development charity in Madagascar, a fundraiser working across the arts and social justice, a brilliant young Trustee championing youth leadership and one of the UK’s first social enterprises. 

 

The Cause4 Team comment on The Charity Digital Skills Report 2020

16th July, 2020 | By Poppy Facer

With the release this week of the Charity Digital Skills Report 2020, the Cause4 team share their opinions of it, and provide insights as to what this means for the charitable sector.

The Royal National Institute of Blind People – What can we take from the Pears Centre investigation?

13th July, 2020 | By Nye Greenfield

With the recent release of the Charity Commission investigation into the Royal National Institute of Blind People, there are a number of key lessons which charities of all sizes can take from this case.

The Golden Rules of Trustee Recruitment

9th July, 2020 | By Niloufar Abhari

Recruiting competent, innovative and passionate Trustees is crucial for charities to perform at their best, especially during such extraordinary times as these. How can we do it best?

Ben Wilson writes for Cricket World on amateur cricket and Covid-19

3rd July, 2020 | By Ben Wilson

Ben Wilson joins forces with Dr. Steve Greenfield (Professor of Sports Law & Practice, Westminster Law School) to reflect on the state of amateur cricket, and how Covid-19 might be the very catalyst for change across the recreational game.

 

Pick of the Month - July 2020

3rd July, 2020 | By Naomi Chapman

Welcome to July’s Pick of the Month, which features changemakers from across the charity sector. As lockdown eases for many organisations nationally, the effect of Covid-19 is by no means over for charities and social enterprises. The resilience organisations have shown over the last few months has been astounding, and we will continue to do all we can to support organisations going forwards. Please do get in touch for a free Power Hour if your organisation needs governance or fundraising guidance at this time.