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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  • Giving_Tuesday
More than 1,000 UK charities and businesses are now an official partner of #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving at the start of the festive season.
  • Donation can
The Minister for Civil Society, Rob Wilson MP, and Sir Stuart Etherington co-hosted a meeting to discuss the implementation of the recommendations of Sir Stuart Etherington’s Review of Charity Fundraising Self-regulation.
  • Giving_Tuesday
Martin Lewis, the founder of, is today launching a search for someone who will inspire us to be more generous ahead of the Christmas shopping frenzy.
  • Olga Alexeeva
We announce the winner of the Third Olga Alexeeva Memorial Prize, awarded to an individual who has demonstrated leadership in developing philanthropy for progressive social change in an emerging market country.
  • Pound coins
A mandatory 5p charge for plastic bags, which comes into force in England today (Monday), is set to generate more than £70 million per year for good causes.
  • Football boots
Rugby fans are more likely to give to charity than football fans, new research published by the Charities Aid Foundation (CAF) today reveals
  • Gift-aid-thumb
Gift Aid has helped generate more than £60 billion for good causes, according to new analysis by CAF to mark the 25th anniversary of the policy’s introduction.
  • Global_Hands_54
More than 1.8 million households in the UK would offer a room to a refugee, a poll on people’s response to the ongoing crisis has found.
  • Chief Executive of Charities Aid Foundation, Sir John Low CBE
CAF responds to today's review of fundraising self-regulation which proposes a robust new regulator and an easier way for donors to get their details removed from contact lists.
  • Giving_Tuesday
Morrisons have become the first supermarket to back #GivingTuesday - joining hundreds of UK charities and business partners who have pledged their support for the campaign.
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