The Guide to Giving

Charitable giving can make a real difference to societal issues, but it can be hard to know the best way to achieve impact.

Our comprehensive 'Guide to Giving' has been designed to provide step-by-step advice on some of the key considerations we suggest you take as you build your giving strategy.

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Featured insights

Cost of living crisis - How funders can best support charities

With charities feeling the squeeze of the cost-of-living crisis, what more can corporate and high-net-worth donors do to support charities in this turbulent time?

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Supporting community-led initiatives

In this latest piece, we talk about what a community-led initiative is, its strengths and weaknesses and how to assess this type of organisation.

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Adopting a multigenerational approach to your giving

Whether you’ve been giving for years or you’re just starting to give, you may be thinking about how best to get your family involved.

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Beyond financial giving: how to give your time well

When thinking about the right volunteering fit, there are several considerations you need to make. We explore these to help you chose the right role to commit to.

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Systems change: How can donors effectively support it?

Systems change is about addressing the root causes of social problems. We explore the ways in which donors can use their money to create real and lasting change.

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Developing a giving strategy

To help you define your plans, we have put together several questions and pointers, for you to consider.

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The Sunday Times Giving List 2022

Discover the top 200 philanthropists in the UK and the causes they give to.

At the Charities Aid Foundation, we are proud to partner with the Sunday Times on the Giving List, an initiative designed to stimulate philanthropy and shine a light on the good that can flow from wealth generation. This year’s Giving List tells a story of the rise of eco-giving.


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The Giving Toolkit

Get the tools to take your philanthropy conversations from transactional to transformational.

Take your clients through our dedicated Giving Toolkit to make sure they take an informed, impact-led approach to charitable 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

Talk to us about philanthropy

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