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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The charity sector could offer “great opportunities” to test new blockchain technology, according to the Charities Aid Foundation.
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Ninetynine per cent of UK lottery players would give at least some of the money away if they scooped top prize.
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Three out of five people have received unwanted Christmas presents, according to new research by the Charities Aid Foundation - but instead of trying to sell them online, the most popular way to get rid of the unwanted gifts is to give them to charity.
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Everyday appliances like washing machines could play a significant role in the future of charitable giving as smart technology and online transactions become more prevalent, a new report argues.
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Figures show a sharp surge in online donations on #GivingTuesday as millions backed one of the UK’s biggest ever days of grassroots giving
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#GivingTuesday becomes the UK’s “biggest ever day of grassroots giving”
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Celebrities are rallying around #GivingTuesday – the charitable antidote to the sales frenzy of Black Friday and Cyber Monday.
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Nearly a third of people have admitted they will waste money on Black Friday, according to a poll published today by the Charities Aid Foundation (CAF).
  • Chief Executive of Charities Aid Foundation, Sir John Low CBE
The Charities Aid Foundation has responded to today’s Spending Review and Autumn Statement.
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People from the UK will spend an average 10 hours Christmas shopping this year with millions set to hit the shops on Black Friday, new research shows.
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