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WHAT'S HOT IN FUNDRAISING

Our latest resources for fundraisers.

Fundraising Fundamentals

Our new four-part guide will help you put the foundations in place for an effective fundraising strategy.

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Giving Tuesday 2018

It's Giving Tuesday on the 27 November! Find out how you can use the campaign to boost your charity's fundraising.

Find out how to get involved
Online donation

Online donation pages

Find out how a few simple changes to your donation pages can give your supporters more confidence to donate online.

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FUNDRAISING TOOLS

Our digital tools to help your charity raise more money.

CAF Donate

CAF Donate helps make fundraising easier. You can use it to set up online donation pages, process Direct Debits, manage postal or phone donations, and run reports on your donations all in one place.

CAF Charity Dashboard

A must-have tool if you receive donations from us, including CAF Charity Vouchers. You can track your donations online and use our Payment Reports to manage your transactions and see who's donated to you.

Fundraising tips and best practice

Tips and best practice to help you improve the effectiveness of your fundraising.

Planning your content

Top digital marketer Matt Collins shares some tips on building a calendar to produce fresh and engaging content.

Start planning today

Using social media

Are you ready to step up your social media, or just need some ideas to freshen up your content. Here are three social media trends to boost your charity’s fundraising.

Get more social
Donor relationships

Donor relationships

Tips from acclaimed fundraiser Ken Burnett on how to bulid long-term relationships with your donors.

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Direct Debits vs Standing Orders

In this article we compare the two regular giving options you can offer donors.

See how they compare

Get the most from social media

Want to step up your social media, or just need some ideas to freshen up your content? Here's some hints and tips to drive your fundraising through social.

Get more savvy on social
Email users

Email marketing

Digital expert Matt Collins will show you how charities are transforming their communications through email marketing, and how your charity can get the most from it.

Watch Matt's video

FUNDRAISING INSIGHT

Insight from our policy and research teams to inform your fundraising plans.

Fundraising: an interview with Dan Fluskey

The Giving Thought Podcast is an exploration of trends in global philanthropy and civil society. In this episode, Rhodri Davies, Director of CAF's Giving Thought Think Tank, chats to Dan Fluskey, Head of Policy and External Affairs at the UK's Institute of Fundraising. 

Listen to the interview

CAF UK Giving Report 2018

CAF UK Giving is a must-read for all fundraisers. You’ll find out who’s most likely to donate money, how much people donate and the best time of year to fundraise.

UK Giving Hub

Our UK Giving Hub is the home of our latest research into giving in the UK. You'll find insight into donor behaviour, including monthly infographics, to help you develop your fundraising strategies.

Fundraising stories

Need some inspiration for your next campaign? Take a look at these fundraising stories from our CAF Donate charities.

Hitching a lift to more donations

47 landmarks, 2500 miles, 14 days: prepare to be inspired by Lifelites recent fundraising campaign.

Read about what they did

A winning league

With a team of just two people, find out how the award-winning Sporting Memories Foundation is able to raise the funds needed to recruit and train more volunteers.

Read about their work
BuildAid

Building a brighter future for vulnerable children

With the support of CAF Donate, BuildAid has been able to raise £23,000 to fund the Trinity Angels Orphanage in the Philippines.

Find out how

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Fundraising tools: CAF Donate


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