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Our fundraising tips, advice and resources are here to help you reach more donors, generate more income and impact more lives.

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How we can help with your fundraising

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.

  • Person donating online

    How common is online donating?

    Take a look at April's UK Giving infographic to find out how many donors made an online donation in 2018. And see the proportion of people who donated or sponsored someone this month.
  • 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.
  • Boy looking through binoculars

    How to find new donors

    With a little thought you can build a loyal base of supporters for your charity. James Moon shares some top tips on where to start.
  • Email

    How email can drive your charity's fundraising

    In this on demand webinar 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.
  • Plan your content

    Planning your content

    In this on demand webinar top digital marketer Matt Collins shares some tips on building a calendar to produce fresh and engaging content.

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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