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  • 22 August 2023 

    Charity Commission issues new investment guidance for Trustees (CC14)

    The Charity Commission for England and Wales has issued updated guidance – note CC14 - for trustees seeking to invest their charity’s assets. In this review, the trustees of two charitable trusts sought the approval of the Court to the adoption of a policy that would enable their investments to be aligned with the goals of the Paris Agreement on climate change, as well as gain clarity over certain other issues.

  • 17 August 2023 

    Corporate giving by the FTSE 100: Lessons for Policymakers

    In the world of corporate giving, the FTSE 100 is ideally placed to lead by example and set the tone from the top. When looking at our new research “Corporate Giving by the FTSE 100” there are clear lessons to be learned for policymakers who want to ensure that businesses across the UK can play their part in building a strong and vibrant civil society.
  • 21 June 2023 

    3Pillars: rehabilitating young men in the criminal justice system

    Each month, CAF hosts an in-depth session to learn about the inspiring work of the charities we collaborate with. These sessions provide our teams with a better understanding of the cause area the charity addresses, the challenges they face, and the impact they have on the world. This provides our teams and the donors they support with a greater level of insight. 

  • 26 May 2023 

    The Sunday Times Giving List 2023

    Since 2005, we've partnered with The Sunday Times to produce the Giving List, part of the annual Rich List, which celebrates the incredible work of philanthropists in Britain. This year’s list tracks the philanthropic activity of 100 of Britain’s wealthiest people who collectively gave £3.4 billion to charity personally or through their charitable foundations or businesses.

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