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

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    Losing the Middle but Keeping the Heart: Blockchain, DAOs and the future decentralisation of charity

    Decentralising technologies such as blockchain could radically transform philanthropy and the way we think about the structure of charitable organisations.
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    Creating an age of giving

    Conclusions from the Growing Giving Parliamentary Inquiry.
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    CAF UK Giving 2017

    CAF UK Giving is the definitive account of how people in the UK support good causes. It looks at individual donations and gives an insight into who gives to charity, what causes they support and how they like to support them.
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    When size matters

    This report, produced by CAF Russia, explores the phenomenon of community foundations in small towns and rural areas of Russia known collectively as ‘rural funds‘.
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    Social Landscape 2017

    Rising demand and an increasingly tough financial environment may be pushing some organisations to breaking point.
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    Do As I Say, Not As I Do; UK policy and the global closing space for civil society

    This report explores recent policy developments affecting the advocacy function of civil society organisations in the UK as well as the nature of the UK's soft power and the different ways in which it can be wielded.
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    Giving through gaming

    The global games market is set to reach over £100bn next year, and an estimated 1.5bn people play worldwide.