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Charities and not-for-profits


We work with more than 88,000 charities around the world, helping them raise and manage the funds they need to do their amazing work.

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Helping you with the finances

We offer a range of financial services to help your organisation have a bigger impact.

Loans for charities

Borrowing funds is one way of kick-starting your projects and achieving your goals. We could lend you between £50,000 and £5m to support a project.

How a loan could help you 


Borrowing from CAF Bank

Banking for charities

Current accounts, online banking and instant access savings. With CAF Bank it’s easy to manage your charity’s day-to-day banking.

Join the bank for charities 



Raising donations

Raise funds online and manage your charity's donations with CAF Donate. It’s free to sign up and there are no monthly fees.

Sign up to CAF Donate for free 


CAF Donate collect donations online

Charity investing

Manage the widest range of charity-specific funds online with our CAF Investment Account. Learn more about investing, try our portfolios, and grow your investments.

Visit our Charity Investment Hub 


Investing in charitable organisations

Social investment

Looking for affordable finance? Our social investment loans are often unsecured and could help where other lenders may be unable to.

Is social investment right for you? 



Advice and support

Do you need strategic help? Our advisors work with charity leaders and trustees to help their organisations become more sustainable and resilient.

Become a resilient charity 


Community charity

Keep in touch


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Insight and advice for your charity

  • Social media

    How your small charity can punch above its weight on Instagram

    Hannah Iqbal, our social media manager, shares tips for small charities on how to use Instagram to engage supporters and donors.
  • 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.
  • CAF UK Giving Report 150x150

    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.

Success stories

We're proud to work with amazing organisations and individuals across the UK who devote their time to making a real difference.

Take a look at more of our charity case studies.

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Looking after London's unwanted animals

  • Celia Hammond Animal Trust

Small donations are essential for this London-based charity who provide much needed care and refuge for stray, unwanted and abandoned animals.

Watch them in action

Old Spike case study

From homelessness to happiness

  • Prisoners Abroad | Old Spike Roastery | Change Please

How one man's life was transformed by three organisations that CAF Venturesome has supported.

Read Tom's Story

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