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What daffodils taught me about fundraising

19th April, 2021 | By Edward Drew

Of all the things daffodils could possibly teach someone, you’d think fundraising is pretty unlikely. But on a cold February evening in 2019, four strangers and I at the Charity Fast-Track bootcamp in London were given a £1 coin and challenged to turn it into something much, much more.  

International Museum Day 2022

18th May, 2022 | By Rebecca Ward

International Museum Day is a seminal event in the international cultural calendar which exists to raise awareness of the importance of museums as a “means for cultural exchange, enrichment of cultures and development of mutual understanding, cooperation and peace among peoples”.

To mark the occasion this year, the Cause4 team has chosen to highlight the event by sharing a short reflection on our favourite museums across the country.

International Museum Day 2022

18th May, 2022 | By Rebecca Ward

International Museum Day is a seminal event in the international cultural calendar which exists to raise awareness of the importance of museums as a “means for cultural exchange, enrichment of cultures and development of mutual understanding, cooperation and peace among peoples”.

To mark the occasion this year, the Cause4 team has chosen to highlight the event by sharing a short reflection on our favourite museums across the country.

Pick of the Month - May 2022

1st May, 2022 | By Faye Edwards

It’s that time again! May is here and with it, we bring you our monthly pick of individuals doing some incredible work across the charity sector. This month, we spoke to a Trustee for one of Birmingham’s best attractions, the Chief Executive of the UK’s foremost narrative ballet company, East Street Arts’ Business and Development Lead and the Founder of a Social Enterprise on a mission to use music technology to create social impact.

Pick of the Month - April 2022

1st April, 2022 | By Faye Edwards

As the days get longer, April is here and with it, we bring you our next monthly pick of inspiring individuals doing great work in the sector. This month, we spoke to the Head of Development at a cutting-edge arts centre, the founder of a social enterprise empowering communities with manual washing machines, a Chief Executive championing Antarctic heritage for all and a Trustee of a charity offering respite to carers of dementia patients.

Pick of the Month - March 2022

1st March, 2022 | By Faye Edwards

March is here and with it, we bring you this month’s round up of individuals doing great things in the sector. In this pick, we feature a Development Director at Mountview, a Chief Executive offering her advice to prospective CEOs, the leader of a social enterprise supporting young people from African and Caribbean communities facing mental health issues and the Treasurer and Vice Chair ofLuton Citizens Advice.

Pick of the Month - February 2022

1st February, 2022 | By Faye Edwards

February is finally here and with it, we bring you our monthly highlight of individuals doing great things in the sector. This month, we feature a new Director of Span Arts, a Chief Executive tackling environmental and social challenges, a Trustee with a “lifelong passion for the arts”, and the leader of Lightful, supporting organisations to multiply their impact through technology.

Incorporating youth governance: not a ‘one size fits all’ approach

13th January, 2022 | By Rebecca Ward

As young Trusteeship grows in popularity by young people and charities alike, what structure of youth governance would work best for your organisation?

What can we learn from the Kids Company judgement?

10th January, 2022 | By Naomi Chapman

What should Trustees takeaway from the £10million, multi-year case against the Kids Company Trustees?

Pick of the Month - January 2022

6th January, 2022 | By Faye Edwards

Happy New Year! We are kicking off the New Year with a round-up of the charity sector for 2022’s first Pick of the Month. This month, we feature a Trustee reflecting on past roles as he seeks his next position, a Chief Executive educating the public in the history of Combe Down, and a Social Entrepreneur with a mission to “change the world”.

Pick of the Month - December 2021

3rd December, 2021 | By Faye Edwards

December is here and with it, we bring you 2021’s last Pick of the Month! This month, we feature Social Entrepreneurs using street food to promote an open conversation around mental health, a Development Director at a ground-breaking performing arts venue, a Charity Leader of a community hub and support centre for local residents and a Trustee of TREM Place of Our Sanctuary.

Giving Tuesday Campaign Round-Up

30th November, 2021 | By Naomi Chapman

The Cause4 team choose their favourite campaigns to mark Giving Tuesday 2021.

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