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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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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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latest blog posts

  • 22 November 2019 

    Briefing: Liberal Democrat manifesto 2019

    The Liberal Democrat manifesto includes a wide range of policies that relate to charities’ campaigns for change, with many proposals needing to be delivered in partnership with them. Read our review.

  • 21 November 2019 

    Welcome to our Investment Manager - Hadley Diest

    Hadley has recently joined the CAF Venturesome team to manage a portfolio of social investments in our Development Fund, leading on social investment for international development.

  • 20 November 2019 

    Promoting your charity: How to catch the eye of your local media

    Getting your charity’s great work into your local newspaper or on a website, radio or television station can be a great boost, but where do you even start to grab their attention?

    In this blog, our content writer Eva lists a few tips to help you spread the word about all you do.

  • 19 November 2019 

    Don't get to 2030 and think 'why haven't we done more'

    Daniel reviews Nesta's new report 'Foundation Horizon Scan' which looks at the changing landscape in policy and society and how foundations across the globe can play a larger role in addressing change.

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