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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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  • 19 September 2019 

    Guest blog: Trust Issues- what does the rise of deepfakes mean for charities?

    Our guest blogger Henry Rowling, co-founder of charity innovation consultancy Flying Cars, discusses the threat posed by deepfakes for trust in charities, and what they could do about it.

  • 5 September 2019 

    What the Spending Round means for charities

    The 2019 Spending Review allocates departmental funding for 2020-21 and was set against the backdrop of political battles over Brexit at Westminster. We’ve been through the documents and pulled out some of the key items of interest to charities.

  • 4 September 2019 

    Wow! We've been shortlisted for Social Investment Deal of the Year

    We are very excited that we have been shortlisted for the UK Social Enterprise Awards, Social Investment Deal of the Year for our social investment deal with Furniture Resource Centre (FRC Group).

  • 28 August 2019 

    The Charity Investment Hub

    CAF has been a pioneer in developing investment solutions, exclusively for charities, for over 30 years.

    We have been fortunate to meet, work with and learn from charities of all sizes across the UK, as we assist them in building their income, securing their investments and growing their impact.

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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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