Celebrating charity achievements for more than a decade

At CAF, we're all about making giving count. And everything we do for charities is to help you be at your best so you can have a bigger impact.

That's why we're proud to sponsor the Charity Awards. To celebrate amazing people like you and the vital work your charities do.

CAF are proud sponsors of The Grantmaking and Funding award at The Charity Awards 2019

Congratulations to this year's winners!

Arts, culture and heritage


Campaigning and advocacy


Children and youth



scottish centre

Education and training

jan trust

Environment and conservation

international animal

Grantmaking and funding


Healthcare and medical research


International aid and development

Twin & Twin snippet

Social care, advice and trust



“It is a magnificent achievement to be recognised at the Charity Awards and a real badge of honour for those involved in the charity sector. My congratulations go to the 10 winners, all of whom deserve full credit for their innovation, strong leadership and dedication to their cause.”

Sir John Low, Chief Executive at CAF.

Resources to help you make a bigger impact

Woman with a woolly, facing the rising sun with her hands up in the air, on a snowy morning in the woodlands

Financing your future goals

Borrowing is one way of kick starting capital projects, to help achieve your charity's future goals. Download our free guide to explore the potential benefits of repayable finance.
Fundraising Fundamentals

Fundraising Fundamentals

From understanding donors to planning an omnichannel approach, our four-part guide will help you put the foundations in place for an effective fundraising strategy.
Board meeting

Are you a charity trustee?

Good governance is essential for charities to be effective, accountable and sustainable. Explore our useful resources for charity trustees and leaders.
Investment Knowledge Centre

Investment Knowledge Centre

With the latest blogs from experts and hints and tips on planning and managing your charity's investments, keep up-to-date with what’s new in charity investing.

Helping make your charity's vision a reality

"It felt very much like we had exposed our charity and turned it inside out. So, year one had to deal with these issues, but also led to a very outward-looking year two, which has taken us in a bigger and brighter direction than I had originally envisaged."

Winning the GSK Impact Award, charity manager, Jo, tells us about the transformational work WILD Young Parents' Project has undergone with the support of our advisory team.

Find out about the strides they've made. 

"We realised we'd need a commercial loan to give us the confidence to give the go ahead to start building work. Our first port of call was our bankers, one of which was CAF Bank. We liked their supportive approach to the project, so when we received their offer of finance, we were able to press the button”.

St John's Church celebrated its 200th anniversary by opening an upgraded and expanded community hub, with the help of a CAF Bank loan.

Read their story.