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Direct line (24 hours): 03000 123 286

Media office email

Caroline Mallan
Head of Media Relations
T: +44 (0)3000 123 442
Dan Slipper
Media Relations Executive
T: +44 (0)3000 123 271


The Giving Tuesday campaign

Giving Tuesday is a global campaign asking people to give their time, money and voice to charity. We run the UK's Giving Tuesday campaign.

World Giving Index

Now with a decade’s worth of data, we reveal the most generous countries and analyse long term giving trends around the globe.

CAF | Make Giving Count

We are Charities Aid Foundation. We’re a charity, bank and champion for better giving and for over 90 years we’ve been helping donors, companies and charities make a bigger impact.

Our knowledge

CAF provides free independent research into UK giving and giving across the world.  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. 

Highest scoring countries over 10 years (aggregate)
10 years of world giving index top countries

Understanding world giving

The 10th anniversary edition of CAF's World Giving Index published in October 2019 surveyed more than 1.3 million people. Our research revealed:

  • The most generous country in the world over a decade of CAF World Giving Index is the United States of America
  • There has been a recent downward trend in giving behaviour in some of the world’s wealthiest places
  • New Zealand is the only country to feature in the top 10 on all three giving measures
  • Half of the biggest risers over time are from Asia
  • More than two and a half billion people have helped a stranger in the last decade

Read the World Giving Index

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