Change Makers in Philanthropy

The face of philanthropy is changing. A more diverse, representative range of voices are collaborating, questioning and reshaping the nature of giving, ultimately accelerating progress for all. 

Discover the stories behind their giving and the enormous impact they are having.

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Featured insights

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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

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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How to build a philanthropic portfolio

A risk-based approach enables philanthropists to be more strategic and impactful and for their portfolios to be diversified.

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The Sunday Times Giving List 2021

Discover the top 200 philanthropists in the UK and the 30 leading Giving List donors of the past 20 years.

The Giving List shines a light on the good that flows from wealth creation. For the first time in the 20-year history of the list, charitable donations from the super-rich topped £4 billion. The £4.305 billion gifted over the past 12 months representing a 36.1 per cent rise on the £3.164 billion given the previous year.

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Philanthropy comes of age

Our 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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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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