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    South Africa Giving 2017

    Our latest report gives you an overview of charitable giving in South Africa, looking into how people give, the causes they support and why they give.
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    Corporate Giving by the FTSE 100

    Our findings reveal the charitable giving trends amongst FTSE 100 companies and highlight the most generous industry. For the first time, we share the British public’s perception of corporate giving by FTSE 100 companies and compare it to the reality.
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    Funding the Charity Commission

    In this paper CAF sets out alternative proposals to help the Commission stem its funding shortfall while improving regulation.

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