Trustee Leadership Program by Cause4



Cause4 runs the national programme in partnership with the Clothworkers’ Company. It trains people of all backgrounds to become charity Trustees and Chairs, giving participants the skills and confidence that they need to flourish as a Board member, with first-hand insights from senior charity experts.


Next two courses in the pipeline are available now:


Trustee Leadership Programme, December 2022                             

  • 7th December (Wednesday) – 2pm – 5pm – Modules 1 and 2, & Guest Speaker 

You will cover issues including:

– an overview of the charity sector and the importance of Trustees; and

– governance and strategic planning.


  • 8th December (Thursday), 10am – 1pm – Modules 3 and 4 

You will cover issues including:

– financial management; and

– an introduction to fundraising.


The first session is enhanced by an expert guest speaker, discussing their experiences as a Trustee, and answering questions.

The programme also includes bespoke matching support, where they use your interests, skillset and location preferences to find relevant Trustee vacancies from the network, helping participants on each programme to join Boards as Trustees. The sessions give participants extensive time for Q&A, allowing for specific queries about governance and trusteeship to be addressed..

Sign up today to develop your leadership skills and strengthen UK charities.

The Trustee Leadership Programme is now Approved by the Institute of Leadership & Management, so participants can now opt to receive certification on completion of the course. This is a valuable way to demonstrate your continuing professional development and to showcase your commitment to becoming an effective board member.


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What others say

Clearly articulated with a wide range of information provided and questions answered. Having a guest speaker and charity speed dating really brought it to life and gave meaning and context. – Lucy C-W, Local Government

Extremely helpful. It provided a real insight into the work of trustees. I liked the ability to ask questions of the Trustees and gain an understanding of the needs and issues faced by their charities. I’d definitely recommend. – Debbie K, Government solicitor

The structure of the course was ideal, I was able to comprehend and digest the responsibilities and expectations of a Trustee. – Rafia F, UBS

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