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OUR PASSION

We're campaigning to create a positive climate for charities to operate in, and raising awareness of the impact that they make. Working with charities, philanthropists and politicians to better understand and influence key issues facing the sector, we publish world class research, insight and comment on philanthropy both in the UK and internationally. Giving is our passion, and building on our unique knowledge and experience we are campaigning to create a better world.

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Campaigning for giving in the UK

We are uniquely positioned to understand charities and donors in the UK. Through our campaigns and research we are working to improve the environment for giving, and to create conditions that allow charities and social enterprises to flourish.

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Campaigning for a giving world

We have a global philanthropic network and decades of international giving knowledge. Using our insight, influence and experience, we are campaigning for world changing philanthropy.

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CAF CAMPAIGN COMMENT

  • 22 May 2018 

    What does Theresa May’s speech on artificial intelligence in the NHS mean for charities?

    It’s clear from the Prime Minister’s speech that she expects charities to play a crucial role in achieving the Government’s target of reducing cancer deaths by 10%. Fortunately, medical charities have already built up a head of steam, acting as early adopters of exciting technologies such as machine learning and artificial intelligence.
  • 27 April 2018 

    Where are Charities in the Great AI Debate?

    In this blog for the World Economic Forum, CAF's Head of Policy Rhodri Davies argues that civil society organisation need to engage with the debate over the future development of AI, and that governments and the tech industry need to make eforts to engage civil society to ensure that a broad range of views are heard.
  • 26 April 2018 

    A quick take on the Civil Society Futures first year report

    The independent inquiry into Civil Society Futures has just released a report detailing the findings from their first year of research and engagement. What does this tell us about the challenges facing civil society, and the actions we need to take?
  • 1 March 2018 

    From HODL to GIEV? The opportunities and challenges of cryptophilanthropy

    The massive rise in the value of cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin has seen a new class of "crypto-wealthy" emerge. Could this wealth be harnessed for philanthropy, and what are that challenges to doing so?
  • 15 January 2018 

    Millions Now Giving Will Never Die: Life Extension, Whole-Brain Emulation and Philanthropy

    New developments in technology may make it possible for use to extend our lifespans well beyond their natural length- perhaps even indefinitely. What might this mean for philanthropy in the future, given how important a role death has played in shaping the way we give?

campaign SPOTLIGHT: GIVING TUESDAY

Celebrated on the Tuesday following Black Friday and Cyber Monday, Giving Tuesday is a global day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration.

Thousands of charities, companies, individuals and community groups take part across the world and the campaign is growing every year.

Join the movement and give - whether it’s some of your time, a donation, gift, or simply a thank-you to your charity supporters for all their help over the year.

Giving Tuesday is a great way to come together with your family, your community, your company or your organisation and find a way to give back.

Discover this amazing day of giving

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