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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  • Star
We were awarded a 'highly commended' in the philanthropy offering category of the recent WealthBriefing Awards. Congratulations to our Philanthropy Services team!
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The next government should help make it easier for people to give to the causes they care about as they enter retirement, the Charities Aid Foundation has urged.
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Cumbersome Gift Aid arrangements must be made more user-friendly to give charities a financial lifeline, the Charities Aid Foundation has urged.
  • Volunteers
University and college applicants are being encouraged to use voluntary work to broaden their experience and demonstrate their skills, under new guidance launched today.
  • Parliament
Responding to the Institute for Fiscal Studies’ analysis of political parties' manifestos, the Charities Aid Foundation (CAF) has warned that charities must not be seen as an easy target for cuts in the next parliament.
  • Social media icons
CAF comments on sudden explosion of political interest among younger teenagers on social media this week.
  • Chief Executive of Charities Aid Foundation, Sir John Low CBE
CAF's Chief Executive, John Low, comments on the publication of Labour's Better Future for Older People manifesto.
  • Stethoscope
As political parties debate the future of the NHS today, the Charities Aid Foundation has called for charities to be put at the heart of the next government’s health plans.
  • World hands
Nine out of 10 people give time and/or money according to a pioneering study of South African giving. The main motivation for personal generosity is a belief that giving can make a difference.
  • Chief Executive of Charities Aid Foundation, Sir John Low CBE
CAF Chief Executive John Low comments on the release of the SNP manifesto.
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