Publications

2016 PUBLICATIONS

From UK Giving to the World Giving Index, our research and insight helps to develop a greater understanding of the charity world.

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CAF's publications encompass world class research on UK and international giving trends, philanthropy insight and comment from our Giving Thought think tank and reports from our Campaigns and Public Affairs team.
  • Corporate Giving by the FTSE 100

    FTSE 100 companies donated an average of 1.9% of pre-tax profits in 2014, but how has charitable giving by the biggest corporates faired in the face of falling revenues?
  • Public Good by Private Means

    Our first book, Public Good by Private Means, tells the story of philanthropy through the ages and asks some challenging questions about the link between tax and giving - and the motivations of the wealthy.
  • CAF UK Giving 2015

    The UK Giving report is a comprehensive survey reviewing how individuals give to charity. This report looks into how much is donated, who the donors are, where the donations go and the trends over time.
  • Charity Street II: A report into how we use charities in the UK

    Charity Street II, an update to the 2014 report, looks at the way households and individuals use charitable services. It also looks at whether or not individuals realise that they use charities.
  • Block and Tackle

    Could blockchain technology be used to regulate (or even improve) charities, without the need for standalone regulatory organisations?
  • Evaluating the Impact of Mondelez' Behealthy Programme in Russia

    This report, produced by CAF Russia evaluates the impact of Mondelez' BeHealthy programme using Social Return Of Investment methodology (SROI).

Campaigns and Public Affairs


Find out more about our policy and campaigning work, which plays a vital role in representing the needs of donors and the charitable sector.

Giving Thought blog


The latest on key issues affecting civil society, philanthropy, social investment and using new technologies for social good.

Our Research


We provide free research and analysis helping to influence the decisions of charities, companies, donors, policy-makers, researchers and journalists worldwide.


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