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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Press office direct line (24 hours): 03000 123 286
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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.
  • Plant and money
The 500 social investments have given a lifeline to hundreds of charities and social enterprises covering a multitude of causes.
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The UK has a proud tradition of being one of the most generous countries in the world when it comes to supporting good causes. But charities know that the generosity of their supporters is dependent on trust.
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People are leaving record amounts of money to armed forces charities in their wills, according to new analysis released today by the Charities Aid Foundation.
  • Big Ben
While we now have certainty over the referendum result, the repercussions of Britain’s decision to withdraw from the European Union are far from clear.
  • World
Scrutiny of how the international aid budget is spent should be welcomed not feared. But it is important that we properly weigh any scepticism against the collective actions of people in the UK.
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