2008 publications

You’ll find all our 2008 publications here, including our research into how much individuals gave to charity, a paper on what quasi-equity is and why it is important, and part one and two of our three models of social enterprise report. If there are any CAF publications from 2008 that you are keen on finding out more about, contact our expert team.

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This Venturesome report looks at the barriers to and opportunities for future development of the social investment market, in the context of the market's recent rapid growth.
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The three models of social enterprise are discussed in more detail, with practical examples from Venturesome's experience.
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This survey provides the latest research on individuals' giving to charity – how much is given, and who the donors are.
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This joint research funded by HMRC and CAF examines the main opportunities surrounding Gift Aid.
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When considering potential investments, Venturesome is seeking to understand the current social impact of the organisation and how financially risky any potential investment might be.
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Examines the differing interests of charities and funders in balancing risk and return.
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Looks at the challenges associated with marketing which arose from our second roundtable of Venturesome investees.
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This paper explains what quasi-equity is, how it works and why it's needed.
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This report presents the experience of five prominent social enterprises with strong connections to voluntary and community action.
Summarises a discussion with a group of Venturesome investees who are seeking to make the transition from grants to trading income.
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