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  • 23 March 2021 

    The Government’s approach to International Aid risks enduring damage

    The publication of the Integrated Review was the Government’s long-awaited opportunity to showcase the UK as a positive force for global good in the years to come, aligning the UK’s values with a strategy for the world.

  • 16 March 2021 

    Funding the future of civil society

    Daniel Ferrell-Schweppenstedde, policy manager at CAF, discusses the role of collective local and global infrastructure in nurturing democracy beyond Covid-19.

  • 5 March 2021 

    The future of giving – and what have we learned during the pandemic?

    Whilst looking ahead has become more difficult than ever, it is vital that we try to identify and understand key trends and think through the possible future scenarios they may lead to.  Based on extensive CAF research and insight, Daniel discusses giving behaviour and the broadening landscape for doing good.
  • 4 March 2021 

    The Budget: A missed opportunity to support civil society

    This week, Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak delivered his 2021 Budget. Charities were left disappointed, as calls for additional support to recognise the challenges they face and the contribution they make to society appear to have gone unheeded.


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