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Publications

2019 PUBLICATIONS

From local to international giving, our research offers unique 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.
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    Place based giving and National Democracy Week

    As part of October 2019 National Democracy Week’s mission to increase democratic participation, we have outlined the role that local government can play in developing place-based giving in their communities.
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    Rhoi Cymru CAF 2019

    Trosolwg o roi elusennol yng Nghymru.
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    Social investment for international development

    CAF Venturesome's research, with the LSE, focuses on the role of social investment for small and medium international development organisations using case studies from the organisations focusing on education in Sub-Saharan Africa.
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    CAF World Giving Index 10th edition

    Now with a decade’s worth of data, we reveal the most generous countries and analyse long term giving trends around the globe.
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    How funders can support small charities

    This report share insight from our CAF Resilience programme on how funders can do more to support the long term organisational health of small charities.

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