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EXPERT CHARITY ADVICE AND OPINIONS

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GIVING THOUGHT BLOG

The Think Tank for Doing Good

Giving Thought is our think tank. It’s where we discuss the key challenges facing civil society globally, explore how and why people give, and test radical new ideas that could shape the future of charity.

Our debates include charities and trust, artificial intelligence and new technologies, advocacy, rights and the science of giving.

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CAF VENTURESOME BLOG

Multiplying social impact for charities

Since 2002, we are one of the most active providers of impact-focused social investment in the UK.

Our blog features our views, opinion and news on CAF Venturesome’s activity and on the Social Investment sector as a whole.

 
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PUBLIC AFFAIRS BLOG

Shining the spotlight on charities

Keep up-to-date with our views on the latest charity sector developments and get our take on what’s happening in the world of government and politics.

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CHARITIES BLOG

Insight to help charities succeed

Our charities blog is a hub for finance, governance, funding, and fundraising insight to help your charity reach its goals.
 
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latest blog posts

  • 16 July 2019 

    Critical Imports: do US debates about philanthropy reflect the UK context?

    Recent critical books by authors such as Anand Giridharadas and Rob Reich continue to shape a lot of current debate about philanthropy in the US and, increasingly, the UK. But how relevant are the criticisms to the UK? Is there a danger of simply importing critiques forged in one context to another without also acknowledging the differences?

  • 10 July 2019 

    Sources of funding every charity should consider

    Shrinking budgets, political change and a turbulent economy are putting extra financial pressure on charities. Our Head of Charities, Neil Poynton, looks at some innovative ways every charity should consider to diversify their funding sources.
  • 4 July 2019 

    Three reasons to get involved in Giving Tuesday 2019

    Giving Tuesday 2019 has been launched. Charities Marketing Manager, Ben May, explains why every charity in the UK should get involved in the campaign.

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