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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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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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latest blog posts

  • 6 December 2019 

    CAF hosts The Charity Debate

    On 4 December 2019 CAF hosted The Charity Debate in partnership with NCVO.  Find out what the Brexit, Conservative, Labour, Liberal Democrat and Green political parties had to say about charity, ahead of the 2019 election.
  • 6 December 2019 

    Our SE-Assist Fund lends to 7 small social enterprises in Wales

    At a pitch-day in October, hosted by Legal & General at their Cardiff office, 7 social organisations were successful in their applications for social investment totalling £205k.

  • 5 December 2019 

    FRC Group wins Social Enterprise of the Year

    We'd like to congratulate our investee, Furniture Resource Centre, for winning Social Enterprise of the Year at the UK Social Enterprise Awards 2019.

  • 2 December 2019 

    Case study: Spitfire Advice & Support Services

    From a small charity, established in 1995 in response to the growing issues of poverty in the Castle Vale area of Birmingham, Spitfire Advice and Support Services has grown into a vibrant community charity working tirelessly to support the most isolated and vulnerable in society across the whole of the Birmingham area. 

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