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Latest funding and resources


This is your hub for the latest funding and resources to help charities and other social sector organisations throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.




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    A COVID-19 philanthropy stimulus package

    In this briefing we outline a number of immediate and medium term policy measures we believe should be taken to support charities at this difficult time.
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    Cassie Robinson on tech, civil society and philanthropy

    16 April 2020 - A wide ranging conversation with writer, thinker and Senior Head of the UK Portfolio at the National Lottery Community Fund, against a backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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    Coronavirus scams – how to stay safe

    Criminals are exploiting the coronavirus outbreak to scam the unwary. Discover the warning signs of attempted fraud and seven tips to protect yourself.
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    CAF Coronavirus emergency grant fund

    Applications for this round of funding have now been paused, follow the link for more information. This £5m fund is designed to assist small charities in the UK affected by the impact of Covid-19. Grants of up to £10,000 are available.
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    CAF UK Giving Coronavirus briefing

    April 2020 - We have been monitoring public reactions to charitable giving as well as talking to charities about their concerns.
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    The COVID-19 crisis - voices from civil society

    8 April 2020 - During the COVID-19 crisis, Rhodri Davies, our Head of Policy and Giving Thought think-tank lead, spoke with sector leaders, discussing the impact of the crisis on charities and the communities they support.


Fundraising Fundamentals

Fundraising Fundamentals

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

Explore our fundraising guide
Online donation

Online donation pages

Find out how a few simple changes to your donation pages can give your supporters more confidence to donate online.

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Webinar: Facebook tips for charities

During this on-demand webinar, social media manager, Hannah Iqbal, shares advice for small to medium sized charities on using Facebook.

Watch the webinar


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Raise donations online

Use our donation platform to set up online fundraising appeals. We don’t charge a set up fee and there are no monthly fees.

Sign up to CAF Donate for free 


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Stay safe online

It's getting harder to stay ahead of fraudsters. Our security centre will keep you updated on the latest threats.

Visit the Security centre 


Corporate Advisory

Your guide to borrowing

Considering taking a loan? Our free guide tells you everything you need to know about repayable finance for charities.

Learn more about borrowing  



Coronavirus presents unprecedented challenges and we know people and organisations everywhere want to help. Our Charities team are here to support you.

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