Inspiring philanthropy

We regularly run webinars to help and inspire our private clients in their giving. Below you can read about what was discussed at our most recent sessions and watch past webinars. If you're a client of ours and would like more information on any of these topics please contact the team.

Catch up with our latest webinars

  • Climate change protest

    Covid-19 and climate change progress

    Read the report from our webinar on the impact Covid-19 has had on the progress against climate change. We were joined by speakers from Environmental Funders Network, Green New Deal, One Home and the charity Possible.
  • Children running through a park

    Social investment and philanthropy

    CAF Venturesome is our social investment arm, providing repayable finance to charities and social enterprises across the UK. Learn more about the impact it can have in this write up of a webinar we hosted for our private clients.
  • globe 150

    Covid-19 and it's impact on charities around the globe

    We gathered together representatives from CAF's Global Alliance to discuss the impact Covid-19 is having on charities and NGOs across the world.

Watch past webinars

What is impact investing?

Impact investing has gained in popularity and momentum over the past decade, capturing the attention of the charity and private sectors alike.

The webinar looks at key principles of impact investing and how to determine when impact investing or philanthropy could be most effective.

  • Joanne Wedderspoon, Funder Relations Manager, CAF Venturesome
  • Hauke Hillebrandt, Founder, Let's Fund
  • Alice Millest, UK and Ireland Country Representative, EVPA
  • Edmund Dunstan, CAF client and Impact investor
Recorded on 29 August 2019.

What can we do about biodiversity loss?

Biodiversity loss is one of the greatest challenges of the 21st Century. What can be done to reverse this trend and how can donors make a difference?

Expert speakers from leading organisations:

Recorded on 31 July 2019.

How can we end homelessness in the UK?

In August 2018, the government announced a £100m strategy to tackle rough sleeping on English streets, but it was criticised as it became apparent no new money was being invested. More recently, the Prime Minster announced a new tax on foreign home buyers to help rough sleepers. But will this work?

Expert guest speakers from leading charities:

Recorded on 30 October 2018.

The Mental Health Crisis in Youth

The crisis in children and young people’s mental health is frequently in the news, evidenced with some shocking statistics. More children and young people than ever before are reaching out for help with their mental health.

However for those who do take that brave step, help is proving to be far too difficult to find. 

Expert guest speakers from leading charities:

Recorded on 20 September 2018.

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Evidence vs Impact

Unsure whether your philanthropy is making a difference? We explore how donors can use evidence to inform their charitable giving.

Philanthropy and behavioural biases

Learn how common behavioural biases can act as a barrier to supporting the causes we truly care about.

Is there a right or wrong way to give to charity?

Aurelia Kassatly busts some common myths about giving to charity.