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  • 15 May 2023 

    How can we give effectively to Sudan?

    Donors may also be concerned about which charities will make the most of their donations. Large international organisations are often experienced in crisis response, for example offering expertise in providing medical aid, experience in the territory, or supporting crisis victims. This kind of support, often at scale, is invaluable particularly in the initial stages of a crisis.
  • 13 March 2023 

    How charities and civil society can contribute to the UK’s recovery

    The Law Family Commission on Civil Society has published its final report Unleashing the power of civil society. Chaired by former Cabinet Secretary Lord Gus O’Donnell, the Commission has proposed a range of policy recommendations and initiatives aimed at unleashing the full potential of the charity sector over the next decade.
  • 8 March 2023 

    Supporting women in social enterprise

    The theme for International Women's Day in 2023 is Embrace Equity. This theme is particularly important at Charities Aid Foundation (CAF) and is the focus of our Social Business Impact Programme which provides blended finance and business support to social businesses led by women of colour based in London.
  • 15 February 2023 

    Can we do better for donors who want to give to good causes abroad?

    The series of earthquakes in Turkey and Syria has brought a lot of suffering to people living in the region, many of whom were already devastated by years of conflict in Syria. CAF is supporting the Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) Turkey-Syria Earthquake Appeal to deliver much-needed humanitarian aid. 

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