Media office archive

CAF is one of Europe’s largest charitable foundations. We produce research on charities and charitable giving, develop policy ideas and work with people, companies and charities to help good causes thrive.

Our Media team provides journalists with comments, interviews and information. We can be contacted 24/7 and have an ISDN line for broadcast interviews.

Our historical press releases are listed below. For the most current press releases, please visit the Media Office page.


Press releases

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  • Donation tin
Research by the Charities Aid Foundation (CAF) has found that more than half of people surveyed have given away an unwanted Christmas present, either to a charity or to someone else.​
  • Pound coins
A proposed levy on single-use ‘plastic items’ could generate at least £1.75 million a day for good causes, if levels of use did not change, according to the Charities Aid Foundation (CAF).
  • Scotland Giving 54
On St Andrew’s Day the Charities Aid Foundation is supporting the #belikestandrew campaign for people to help others in their community.
  • giving tuesday logo 54 2016
#givingtuesday saw millions of pounds donated to charity and the campaign mentioned online in the UK more than 48,000 times, according to CAF.
  • giving tuesday logo 54 2016
#Givingtuesday has appeared in people’s Twitter timelines 383.3 million times (impressions) in the UK so far on Giving Tuesday 2017, as thousands of people, charities and businesses across the UK support good causes.
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More than 3 in 5 people (61%) who have previously shopped in Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales are getting ready to bag a bargain once again, according to an online poll for the Charities Aid Foundation.
  • budget_case_54
Comment from Sir John Low, Chief Executive of the Charities Aid Foundation.
  • giving tuesday logo 54 2016
There’s still time to join more than 1,900 individuals, businesses and charities all across the country in doing good stuff on the global day of giving.
  • bison 54
A stuffed bison is among the weird and wacky objects donated to British charity shops, a Charities Aid Foundation survey can reveal.
  • giving tuesday logo 54 2016
#givingtuesday is a global day of action aimed at getting people thinking about others ahead of the Christmas period.
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