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Our charity 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 raise money quickly and effectively and reach your fundraising goals.

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Online donation platform

Grow your income with our donation platform, CAF Donate. No sign-up or monthly fees, branded donation pages and automatic Gift Aid reclaim.

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Fundraising Fundamentals

Fundraising Fundamentals

Our four-part fundraising guide will help you put the foundations in place for an effective and successful 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 UK Giving report. Understand why in our latest report.

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Fundraising tips and best practice

Improve the effectiveness of your fundraising with these free resources.

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    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.
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    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.
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    Learn to build long-term relationships with your donors

    In this on demand webinar acclaimed fundraiser Ken Burnett shares his advice on how to bulid long-term relationships with your donors.
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    Increasing charity donations

    We worked with the Cabinet Office's Behavioural Insights Team to test ways of increasing charity donations. Read about the results of the five trials.
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    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.

Lifelites charity story

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
Sporting Memories

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

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