Media office

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. Call us on 03000 123 286.

Press releases

Contact our Media team

Press office direct line (24 hours): 03000 123 286


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Multinational companies are confounding their image as supporters of repressive regimes and are increasingly in the vanguard of efforts to protect whistleblowers and safeguard human rights, according to a new report.
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Nearly 14 million people in the UK feel that their local community is more divided now than it was at the start of 2016 – and huge numbers are responding by becoming more politically and socially active.
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A new investment service for charities will provide access to the biggest selection of charity-specific investment funds available to buy and manage in one place online.
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Charity campaign #givingtuesday has today launched a search for the UK’s ultimate charity champion to inspire the nation to do good stuff.
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The CAF-led charity campaign #GivingTuesday has today rolled out its plans for 2016 calling for people across the UK to ‘Do Good Stuff’.
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Donations paid into the Charities Aid Foundation to help support good causes exceeded £500 million for the first time in 2015/16.
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The plastic bag levy has had a “huge positive impact” on a diverse range of national and local charities, new analysis by the Charities Aid Foundation (CAF) shows.
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The technology, which currently underpins the cryptocurrency Bitcoin, could be used to verify trustees, register and govern charities and make administrative requirements, like annual reporting, extinct.
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Young people’s appetite to do more for good causes is being stymied by the failure of charities to fully embrace new technology, research shows
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People living in the UK’s most deprived areas use fewer charities than those living in the most advantaged areas, but they are the more likely to view them as essential or very important to their lives.
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