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

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  • 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
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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.
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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.
  • Dr 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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The majority of people trust charities and believe those providing public services must be spared from government spending cuts, new polling shows.
  • Online-Giving-India-thumb
Nearly 80% of the donations are still raised offline while online donations represent less than 10% of the total revenues amongst the NGOs working in India, according to a new research report
  • 1682B_YoungTrusteesReport_Thumb
The Young Trustees Guide aims to change the face of charity trustee boards given that only two per cent of charities have a young trustee serving.
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