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Big vs Small Charities

We hosted a discussion with some of our private clients to explore whether donors should be taking other factors into account when deciding which charities to support.

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Case study: Martin Lewis – giving with purpose

Read how ‘consumer-champion’ Martin Lewis approaches his charitable giving to achieve long-term impact.

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Donor Advised Funds and non-UK charities

Mark Greer looks at how philanthropists can use Donor Advised Funds to make gifts to non-UK charities.

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Evidence vs Impact part two

We explore the big questions around the use of evidence in philanthropy, including its role in a post-Covid world.

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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.

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How to give well

Is there a right or wrong way to give to charity? We bust some myths surrounding giving.

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Philanthropy comes of age

Our latest report looks at the continued rise of donor advised giving in the UK.

This is our third report, looking at how donor advised funds (DAFs) and charitable trusts in the UK have grown in recent years. Learn more about donor advised giving and its potential to build support for charities and causes long into the future.

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Do you want to learn more about creating a strategy and researching causes? Our three-step guide will help you make the most of your giving.

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Blogs and webinars on philanthropy and giving

Explore our recently published blogs below and take a look at our series of philanthropy focused webinars

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    Philanthropy and behavioural biases

    We tackle some common behavioural biases that could be preventing us from supporting the causes we truly care about.
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    What type of philanthropist are you?

    Take this short, fun quiz to help you recognise your philanthropic preferences.
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    Philanthropy jargon busting

    Jargon is commonplace in all industries – including the philanthropy world. Learn the common terminology used by charities and donors.
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    An introduction to philanthropic leverage

    Aurelia Kassatly looks at how to use philanthropic capital to influence how others (donors, governments or the private sector) give to good causes.
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    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.

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