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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.

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Not giving up your seat to a pregnant or elderly person and using a disabled parking space when you don’t have a blue badge are Britain’s most hated habits. Find out what else makes the list.
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UK Minister for Civil Society Rob Wilson has praised UK generosity and urged people to join the #GivingTuesday movement
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Congratulations to our Customer Service team, who have been named among the top five call centres in Britain.
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Government shouldn’t ignore the needs of charities when it comes to social investment, says a new report released today.
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Charities, businesses and MPs gather in Westminster today (Tues) to pledge their support to the growing global #GivingTuesday movement, which asks people to make a simple commitment to a cause of their choice at the start of the festive season.
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The UK and Ireland are leading the way in Northern Europe when it comes to acts of generosity, according to a unique study of global generosity released today.
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Philanthropists whose cultural heritage lies outside of the UK are more likely to be personally involved with the charitable causes they support, says a new report released today by the Charities Aid Foundation.
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One in six Britons (17%) say they have taken part in the Ice Bucket Challenge – making it one of the most successful campaigns of its kind, according to research conducted by ComRes on behalf of the Charities Aid Foundation and released today.
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The UK’s leading mobile payment innovation, Zapp, announces today it is working with the CAF and Oxfam Great Britain (Oxfam) to introduce new ways for supporters to donate using their mobile phones.
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The UK’s biggest companies have almost doubled their donations to charities over the last five years, but most people are unaware of their work in this area, according to new research released today.
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