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Our commentary on the research we carry out locally, nationally and globally to support the charity sector and giving as a whole.

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Our new Research blog provides expert insight and commentary around our charities and giving research programme.  All of our research is free to read, download and share.

Supporting charity and giving during the crisis

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World Health Organisation Covid-19 Fund

Contribute to the global effort to support at-risk communities through your CAF Account

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National Emergencies Trust Coronavirus Appeal

Support communities in the UK made most vulnerable by the coronavirus outbreak through your CAF Account.

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Covid-19: What it means for giving

Since March 2020 we have regularly polled UK charities to understand the impact of the pandemic on civil society, and monitored the public's changing attitudes to giving.

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Our research

CAF World Giving Index

International research hub

Our international research offers unique insight into global generosity and individual country giving.

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Giving in the UK

Discover insight into donor behaviour, key issues affecting charities and responses to significant UK events

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Our research and insight programme is focused on investigating and increasing understanding of charitable giving and philanthropy.

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