reading CAF publications online 2020



From local to international giving, CAF research is a unique insight into the charity world.

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CAF's publications include world class research on UK giving and international giving trends, philanthropy insight and comment from our Giving Thought think tank and reports from our Policy and Campaigns.
  • Place-based giving

    How to set up and how to fund Place Based Giving schemes for your community

    Following our 18 month Growing Place-Based Giving Schemes project with the Department for Culture, Media and Sport, we have published two papers with insights and advice on what to consider when setting up, and how to fund, a Place Based Giving scheme.
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    The impact of COVID-19 on charities

    Since the the 17th March we've been surveying charities to understand how the COVID-19 crisis has impacted the sector. We've now brought all this insight together in a short report that's available to download.
  • black lives matter march 150

    From the margins to the mainstream

    In this paper we explore what a range of historical examples can tell us about the complex relationship between philanthropic funders and movements that have sought to further diversity, equity and inclusion.
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    European policy responses to COVID-19

    How are governments reacting in the light of the COVID-19 crisis?
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    A COVID-19 philanthropy stimulus package

    In this briefing we outline a number of immediate and medium term policy measures we believe should be taken to support charities at this difficult time.

Giving Thought think-tank

Giving Thought is where we consider the key challenges facing civil society globally, explore how and why people give, and test radical new ideas that could shape the future of charity.

CAF UK Giving hub

We've been looking into donor behaviour and issues affecting charities in the UK since 2004.

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.