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From UK Giving to the World Giving Index, our research and insight helps to develop a greater understanding of the charity world.

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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.
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    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.
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    CAF UK Giving Coronavirus briefing

    April 2020 - We have been monitoring public reactions to charitable giving as well as talking to charities about their concerns.

PUBLICATIONS LIBRARY

This is an archive of all our publications, including reports, studies and research, spanning a number of years. All archived CAF publications have been listed in date order, so it’s easy for you to find the most recent additions. If there’s a document you can't find, please let us know.
   

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2021 publications

Our 2021 publications give independent insight and informed comment on giving, charities and not for profit organisations across the world.

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2020 publications

Our 2020 research offers unique insight into philanthropy across the world, from local giving in the UK, to country studies and the CAF World Giving Index.

Our research and policy papers published in 2020

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2019 publications

From local to international giving, our 2019 research offers unique insight into the charity world.

Our research and policy papers published in 2019
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2018 publications

From giving by the FTSE100 to the social landscape according to charities, our publications are free to download.

Our research and policy papers published in 2018

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