Latest blogs

  • 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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