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LONDON STORIES

We're proud to share amazing stories from some of the charities and organisations we work with in the capital.

SUPPORTING CHARITIES ACROSS THE CAPITAL

See how we're helping charities and social enterprises make a difference here.

Creating impact with companies

See how we're inspiring organisations and their generous employees to make a difference here

Charity stories

We support more than 11,000 large and small charities across London. Here we shine a spotlight on the amazing work they do.

Two basketball players at NASSA

Safeguarding young people through basketball

  • Newham All Star Sports Academy

This award-winning basketball club, started in a park, helps safeguard young people from knife crime and gang culture.

See NASSA's impact

Cat at Celia Hammond Animal Trust

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 the story

Affordable housing for the elderly

Affordable homes for older people in Barnet

  • The Finchley Charities

Sheltered housing for older people who are vulnerable or have disabilities.

How the project was funded

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

Putney Community Church

Restoring a building, reconnecting communities

  • Community Church Putney
  • £1.2 million loan

A major refurbishment returned a church building to its former glory, creating a hub for the local community.

Read the church's story

Charities change the world, we can help

We own our own bank just for charities, CAF Bank. We can help charities raise and manage funds, so that they can continue making an impact.

Learn more about how we support charities

Company stories

We're a trusted partner of over 70% of FTSE 100 companies. Read about how we work with companies in London to create impact through bolder thinking.

Family at a pub

Fuller's: serving food with a difference

A family meal at the local pub tastes even better when you know it helps a good cause.

Find out more here

Shoppers with bags

M&S: how M&S use Sparks cards for good

M&S have enabled customers to take action and make a long-lasting impact for causes they care about by creating a rewards card to help them donate.

Find out more here

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Wealth, religion and social status: philanthropy in London


Our Head of Policy, Rhodri Davies, talks about how philanthropy has evolved in the capital.