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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.
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    Disasters and donating

    How emergency appeals impact on charitable giving
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    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?
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    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.
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    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.
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    Charity Street II: Our 2016 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.
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    Block and Tackle 2016: using blockchain for civil society

    Could blockchain technology be used to regulate (or even improve) charities, without the need for standalone regulatory organisations?

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