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INTERNATIONAL GIVING

Our research and analysis into giving across the world is free to read and download.

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For more than ten years CAF has researched and analysed international giving trends.  Our annual World Giving Index offers a unique insight into charitable behaviour around the globe and our growing collection of Country Giving Reports help understand local giving patterns. We are also exploring the role of business in supporting civil society and have researched philanthropic tax incentives across the globe. Our case studies highlight the real impact of giving and offer guidance on how to give well.  If there’s a document you can't find, please contact us.
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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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    Bulgaria Giving 2019

    Unique insights into how people in Bulgaria give, the causes they support and how much they donate.
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    India Giving 2019

    Our latest report looks into how people give in India, the causes they support and why they give.
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    USA Giving 2019

    Unique insights into how people in the USA give, the causes they support and how much they donate.
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    Canada Giving 2019

    Unique insights into how people in Canada give, the causes they support and how much they donate.
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    Australia Giving 2019

    Our latest report gives you an overview of charitable giving in Australia, looking into the causes they support and civic participation.
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    Russia Giving 2019

    Unique insights into how people in Russia give, the causes they support and how much they donate.

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