From local to international giving, our research offers insight into the charity world.

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CAF's publications include 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.
  • CAF World Giving Index

    CAF World Giving Index 2018

    Discover how the world gives in the ninth edition of the CAF World Giving Index.
  • Charity Street Scotland

    Charity Street Scotland

    Insight into the way Scottish households and individuals use charitable services.
  • Charity Street III

    Charity Street III

    Our latest Charity Street report tracks the use of charitable services by households and individuals in 2018 compared to 2016 and 2014. It also shares unique insight into how the UK public perceive charity.
  • Small charities research

    Public perceptions of small charities

    To support Small Charity Week (18-23 June), we conducted research on public perceptions of small charities and the work they do.
  • Map of Scotland

    CAF Scotland Giving 2018

    Our latest study provides key insights into the charitable landscape in Scotland and how these trends of giving have changed in the last two years

CAF Campaigns

Discover how we are working to create a better world for charity, and for you.

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 publications and analysis helping to influence the decisions of charities, companies, donors, policy-makers, researchers and journalists worldwide.