About us


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


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. Call us on 03000 123 286.

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Media office direct line (24 hours): 03000 123 286
Media office email media@cafonline.org

Caroline Mallan
Head of Media Relations
T: +44 (0)3000 123 442

George Young
Senior Media Relations Officer
T: +44 (0)3000 123 715

Dan Slipper
Media Relations Executive
T: +44 (0)3000 123 271


what we know about charity

From research into UK giving to giving across the world, CAF has been providing independent insight into why people give and how much they give, for over forty years.  Giving is our passion, and we are committed to advocating for charity by engaging with policy makers in the UK and globally to create real, positive change for civil society. 

Top 10 countries in the CAF World Giving Index 2018 with score and participation in giving

Understanding world giving

For the first time, in 2018 Indonesia tops the CAF World Giving Index. Previously from 2015 to 2017 Myanmar held the top position. In 2014 Myanmar and the USA shared first place.

The World Giving Index is compiled by researching three types of giving behaviour: donating money to charity, volunteering time, and helping a stranger.
Read the 2018 World Giving Index

Understanding UK generosity

Our research into UK giving provides unique and comprehensive insights into donor behaviour.  We reveal how much is being donated to charity and who is donating. We explore the impact of key issues affecting charities, and how donors and charities are responding to significant UK events. 

Discover UK Giving 2018

What people give to 2017 UK Giving Report 2018

How people give, from the UK Giving Report 2018.

How we are helping in the UK


Homes with a sense of community

  • Field Lane
  • £2.4 million of loans

A care charity is expanding its supported housing projects, in partnership with CAF Bank.

Read Field Lane's story

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Making a difference from the workplace

Discover how Good2Give and Bain & Company partnered to create a culture of payroll giving.

Read more about driving social impact through the workplace.

how we are helping across the world

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Eight-year long fight for new law in Brazil

Find out how IDIS advocated for new legislation in Brazil during a time of political and civil unrest.

Find out more about endowments in Brazil

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Building ties between Russia and the UK

CAF Russia and EUCLID partnered to bring together charity leaders from both the Russia and UK to exchange knowledge.

Read more on this CAF and Euclid collaboration

video: our stories

Cornerstone of the community

With CAF Bank's help St John’s Church, a thriving place of worship in the heart of Edinburgh, marked its 200th anniversary by opening an expanded, enhanced space for the local community.

WILD Young Parents' Project's story

CAF Resilience is a programme led by the Charity Advisory team at CAF, to help smaller charities build their organisational resilience.

A year of CAF: 2017/18

Discover how we made giving count throughout the year. For a more in-depth look at our performance, download our annual report.

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