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Read the latest articles from our in-house experts on the topics that affect the charity sector.

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  • 22 March 2019 

    Our report on the 2019 Bond Annual Conference

    There was a definite theme running through the annual Bond Conference which took place earlier this week focusing on the need to support the creation and development of locally led and resourced civil society.

  • 13 March 2019 

    Spring Statement 2019: What does it mean for charities?

    The Chancellor today delivered his light Spring Statement at a point in time when the political agenda is firmly fixed on Brexit.

  • 8 March 2019 

    International Women's Day 2019

    Today, on International Women’s Day 2019, we celebrate the wonderful women leading innovation in our social investment portfolio.   We haven’t got the room to highlight all the stories of every amazing woman we are privileged to support, so here is a small snapshot.  Thank you to you all for your hard work and dedication.  

  • 7 March 2019 

    Small charities: a guide to attracting corporate partners

    An effective way for charities to grow their income is to partner with a corporate organisation. And there are several things that small charities can do to become more competitive on this front. James Moon in our Advisory team shares a few tips to help smaller charities punch above their weight.

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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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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.

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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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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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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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