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. 

 

Shared concerns: lessons from Cause4 Power Hours

30th June, 2020 | By Naomi Chapman

In March, Cause4 and Arts Fundraising & Philanthropy released a new Emergency Power Hour initiative, offering free one-hour sessions to organisations in crisis due to Covid-19. These sessions allow charities to talk through their fundraising or governance concerns with an expert consultant, and to receive advice, guidance and support.

Amanda Parker writes for Civil Society

29th June, 2020 | By Amanda Parker

Cause4's Diversity and Inclusion Lead writes for Civil Society on how to embed diversity and inclusion in fundraising. 

Why charity partnership is more important than ever

25th June, 2020 | By Niloufar Abhari

Given the unique challenges facing the charity sector today, from dealing with a global pandemic to addressing racial inequality, partnerships between charities is critical. 

Ben Wilson writes for UK Footie on Amateur Sports Clubs and Covid-19

23rd June, 2020 | By Ben Wilson

Ben Wilson writes for UK Footie on the importance of Amateur Sports Clubs having a good post-Covid-19 strategy.