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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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  • 26 August 2020 

    Case study: Producers Direct

    Working across CAF teams helped us shape this social investment to support farmers in East Africa.

  • 24 August 2020 

    How will COVID-19 shape our society?

    The COVID-19 Committee, appointed in June 2020, has conducted an inquiry into the long-term impact of the pandemic on the UK.  From our position within the sector we see how philanthropy and charitable giving can play a crucial role in helping society recover and rebuild. Read our five point submission to the Lords enquiry.

  • 21 August 2020 

    Growing place-based giving – what have we learned so far?

    Read insight from our speakers including Diana Barron MBE, Minister for Civil Society, at the recent CAF event 'The role of place based giving in rebuilding communities post Covid-19'.
  • 12 August 2020 

    Our first 10-year loan to Bright Futures

    How working with this impactful charitable nursery has allowed us to develop a new 10-year loan product

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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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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.

Read our insight, blog posts, listen to our podcasts with sector leaders and philanthropists, and join us work towards a better future.
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PUBLIC AFFAIRS BLOG

A champion for charities

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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RESEARCH BLOG

Independent insight

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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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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