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CAF UK GIVING HUB

A vital insight into donor behaviour, key issues affecting charities and responses to significant UK events.

THE CAF UK GIVING REPORT 2017

Published annually, the CAF UK Giving Report is the largest study of giving behaviour. Here's some highlights from our 2017 report:

  • People are becoming more charitable.
  • Medical research is the most popular cause.
  • £18 is the median average contribution for a charitable donation or sponsorship.
  • Women are more charitable than men.
  • Younger people are less likely to donate money than older people.
  • Charitable giving peaked in November.

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UK GIVING - A MONTHLY INSIGHT

Our free monthly UK Giving infographics show how people give to charity; the causes they support and the amount of money they give.

Did you know?

In July, 30% of donors in the West Midlands gave to hospitals and hospices – compared with a UK average of 22%.

  • UK Giving August 2017

    Volunteer support is the backbone for many charities. That’s why in this month's research we’re taking a deeper look into volunteering across the UK.
  • UK Giving July 2017

    In this month's infographic, we can see that 12% of people in the UK donated money to a fundraising appeal at work.
  • UK Giving June 2017

    This month's infographic shows that donors aged 16-24 were more likely to give to physical and mental healthcare.

PAST UK GIVING REPORTS

We've been publishing the UK Giving report since 2005, and have seen important changes to the nature and amount of charitable giving during that time.

UK Giving 2015

Two in three people (67%) have given to charity in the last year.

Read the 2015 report

UK Giving 2014

Eight out of ten people participated in at least one charitable giving or social action activity.

Read the 2014 report

UK Giving 2012-13

The proportion of people donating to charitable causes in a typical month increased to 57% during 2012/13.

Read the 2012-13 report

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