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.

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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.
  • Coins
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.
  • Bucket
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.
  • Butterfly
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.
  • Wealth Briefing logo
Congratulations to our Philanthropy Services team, which has been highly commended for their philanthropy offering in the 2014 WealthBriefing European Awards.
  • World
Our latest report warns that poor legislation on not-for-profit campaigning and independence could jeopardise efforts to promote giving among new generations of middle class people emerging across the world.
  • Growing Giving
UK businesses need a radical overhaul to create more opportunities for employees to connect with charities, says a report we’ve published today.
  • Wheatsheaf
CAF Donate is a new platform that will help free up small and medium size charities from the administrative burden of processing donations on and offline and make it easy for them to accept regular donations by Direct Debit, as well as one-off gifts.
  • Business moneyfacts 2014 logo
CAF Bank fought off strong competition to be 'Highly Commended' for 'Best Charity Account Provider' in the Business Moneyfacts Awards 2014.
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Britain faces a North-South divide in charitable giving, reflecting the broader regional divide in the economic recovery, according to research released today.
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