Charity tools and information


The latest developments within CAF and CAF Bank, as well as charity financial views and insights.

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    Are you a local community group?

    The new CAF Tourle Foundation Fund awards grants to charitable organisations providing services at the heart of UK communities. Don’t miss out - applications need to be received by 5pm, 25 May.
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    Towards a more sustainable future

    In 2017 we worked with the campaigning charity, Empty Homes, to help them find ways to diversify their income. Read about the steps they took towards a more sustainable future.
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    Out and about

    Our calendar of charity finance and fundraising events we're supporting this year is filling up. Come and meet our friendly team if you're looking for help to further your charity's mission.
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    Income diversification: five things charity leaders need to consider

    In this blog, Steph Taylor shares the key things charity boards should consider if they want to explore ways of diversifying their organisation's sources of income.
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    Loan finance: are charities missing an opportunity?

    For some charities, loan finance can open up opportunities to diversify income or get a project off the ground more quickly. We highlight the factors that charity boards could consider to help decide if this funding route is right for their organisation.
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    Changes to CAF charity savings accounts

    Existing and new savings customers can now deposit a total balance of up to £10 million into each of the CAF 60 Day Notice and CAF 12 Month Fixed Rate Saver accounts, provided by Shawbrook Bank. Terms and conditions apply.
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    Enter the Charity Awards 2018

    The search for the sector’s stars has begun and we’re delighted to be supporting the Charity Awards 2018. If you’re proud of your charity’s successes, get your work recognised by entering today.
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    Scam emails: spot the warning signs

    Cyber criminals are using increasingly sophisticated techniques to defraud the unwary. We examine the tell-tale signs of a fake email and what to do to avoid being duped.
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    The most popular causes people give to

    In our final UK Giving infographic of 2017 we took a look back at the most popular causes people give to and the amounts they give. Are the most popular causes the ones people give most to? Our results make interesting reading.