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We work to build a stronger charitable sector by running campaigns, influencing government and encouraging people to give to good causes

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    Young Trustees; unlocking the potential of young trustees

    Young people are significantly underrepresented in trustee roles at charities. This guide sets out actions charities can take to improve the experience of young trustees and encourage more young people to take up trustee positions.
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    Going on Giving

    The final stage of the Inquiry focused on how people engage with charity during retirement. It explores giving retirees more information about volunteering and how older generations can pass their commitment to giving onto younger generations.
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    Giving at Work

    The next stage of the Inquiry focused on employment; how people can support charities throughout their working life, employers can improve loyalty and staff skills and how people increasingly want to work for organisations committed to social good.
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    Growing up Giving - insights

    This research was designed to provide some context for CAF’s Growing Giving campaign. The campaign aims to close the ‘generation gap’ in charitable giving and promote active engagement of charities with all age groups.
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    Give & Learn; recognising social action in the UCAS process

    We worked with UCAS to create specific guidance targeted at young people, explaining how involvement in social action can help strengthen a UCAS application and giving them ideas of how to get involved.
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Harnessing the power of philanthropy to develop a thriving civil society, across the globe.

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