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Our digital tools, research and advice can help you reach your fundraising goals.

Online donation platform

Grow your income with our donation platform, CAF Donate. No sign up or monthly fees. Branded donation pages. Automatic Gift Aid reclaim.

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Fundraising Fundamentals

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

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UK Giving

CAF UK Giving 2019

The number of people in the UK regularly giving to charity has declined for the third year in a row, according to our latest UK Giving report.

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Fundraising tips and best practice

Improve the effectiveness of your fundraising with these free resources.

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    CAF UK Giving 2019

    Our UK Giving report is the largest multi-year study of giving behaviour in the UK. This year we've found that the key measures of giving to charity are on a downward path. Read the report to find out what's going on.
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    Sources of funding every charity should consider

    Shrinking budgets, political change and a turbulent economy are putting extra financial pressure on charities. Our Head of Charities, Neil Poynton, looks at some innovative ways every charity should consider to diversify their funding sources.
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    Fundraise from American donors

    Did you know there is a CAF in the United States? And that UK charities can work with them to fundraise from American donors. Read on to find out more.
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    Three reasons to get involved in Giving Tuesday 2019

    Giving Tuesday 2019 takes place on 3 December. Find out why your charity can't afford to miss this year's campaign.
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    Are more people giving to small charities?

    For Small Charity Week (17-22 June) we asked people about their involvement with small charities.

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

For a small charity, putting together a complex fundraising campaign can be daunting. See how Lifelites used its partnerships to raise £100k with a very unique idea.

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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