Highlighted stories

Celebrating Trustees in Honour of Trustees Week

12th November, 2018 | By Cause4 staff

To mark Trustees Week – a fantastic annual event showcasing the great work that Trustees do – we thought it would be a good opportunity to bring back to the limelight all of those Trustees we have celebrated over the last year.

The Value of Volunteers – In Response to Art Fund’s News

28th January, 2019 | By Laura Gabe

With the news that Art Fund is disbanding its volunteer programme, many have questioned the value of volunteer programmes. However, at Cause4 we see the real value in volunteer support, for individuals and companies and we’re scratching our heads as to why the Art Fund would make such a move.

Cause4’s Pick of the Month – March 2019

4th March, 2019 | By Cause4 staff

It’s already the third month of 2019 – but there is still no end to the incredible entrepreneurs, charity leaders, Trustees and Arts Fundraising and Philanthropy Fellows that Cause4 is inspired by. Here is our pick for March:

How can we better support families setting up charities ‘in memoriam’

20th February, 2019 | By Tom Hoyle

For four years a discussion paper has circulated within Cause4 that grapples with how best to serve charities forged in tragedy. We’ve publishing a distilled version of this analysis to shed light on a collection of charities (who are strangers to each other) which we consider rather special for society for their compelling messages but also their extra vulnerability. 

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Guest blog: Charities need to up their digital game in these key areas or face being left behind

5th February, 2019

Over the last five years, Lloyds Bank has published some research on the digital capabilities of UK SMEs and charities. Their findings for 2018 can be found in the UK Business Digital and Charity Index and make for some very interesting reading.

Cause4's Pick of the Month, February 2019

4th February, 2019 | By Cause4 staff

Another cold, dark January has flown by and the Cause4 team are excited to share some more brilliant stories about the Entrepreneurs, Trustees, Fellows and Charity Leaders who are our inspiration this February. 

The Value of Volunteers – In Response to Art Fund’s News

28th January, 2019 | By Laura Gabe

With the news that Art Fund is disbanding its volunteer programme, many have questioned the value of volunteer programmes. However, at Cause4 we see the real value in volunteer support, for individuals and companies and we’re scratching our heads as to why the Art Fund would make such a move.

Green is the New Black: the Rising Tide of Climate-Consciousness

11th January, 2019 | By Emily Clarke

It’s an arresting sight: huge chunks of arctic ice stood melting into the polluted streets of Central London; disintegrating into the chill winter air.

Cause4's Pick of the Month January 2019

2nd January, 2019 | By Cause4 staff

January is the perfect time to reflect on our past achievements, set new intentions and to recognise the successes of those around us. That's why we're kicking off 2019 in celebration of the Charity Leader, Entrepreneur and Trustee of the month. 

The Rise of Digital Trustees

17th December, 2018 | By Laura Gabe

Following on from Cause4’s response to the Charity Digital Code of Practice, we wanted to expand the discussion on the need and the role of Digital Trustees in charities today.

Looking Ahead: Cause4’s predictions for the charitable sector in 2019

14th December, 2018 | By Cause4 staff

2018 has been filled with some exciting developments as well as major challenges for the UK charitable sector. As the year comes to a close, the Cause4 team is looking to the future with their predictions for 2019.

Cause4's Pick of the Month

3rd December, 2018 | By Cause4 staff

As 2018 draws to a close, Cause4 is celebrating its final selection of Entrepreneurs, Charity Leaders, Trustees and Fellows of the year. Tis the season of goodwill – and these individuals are certainly doing good in their fields!