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EXPERT CHARITY ADVICE AND OPINIONS

Read the latest articles from our in-house experts on the topics that affect the charity sector.

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  • 22 July 2021 

    Gold-standard philanthropy

    Olympic athletes will become famous for their performance. But many of them are also noticeable for their charitable activities beyond their sport.

  • 19 July 2021 

    Why modern grant-making comes with core funding

    The new publication ‘Modern Grantmaking – A Guide for Funders Who Believe Better is Possible’ reminds us that unrestricted funding should be an essential element of every funder's toolbox. This was also a crucial lesson funders learned during the pandemic. But will they stick to it? 
  • 7 July 2021 

    You've Got To Hold and Give: Philanthropy and Modern Football

    With Euro 2020 capturing headlines, Campaigns & Public Affairs Manager Andy Frain looks at football's changing relationship with philanthropy. 

  • 28 June 2021 

    SE-Assist: Funding to help Welsh start-up social enterprises

    Social enterprises based in Wales will be able to pitch for a blended finance package (part interest-free loan / part grant) of up to £30,000, thanks to a new round of social investment from CAF Venturesome.

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

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

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Our commentary on the research we carry out locally, nationally and globally to increase understanding of the charity sector and giving.

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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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