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YOUR GIVING IN FOCUS

Find the latest thoughts, research and insight into how and why people give to charitable causes – and the impact you have.

WHAT'S NEW?

The rise of donor-advised giving in the UK

Philanthropy comes of age: donor advised giving in the UK

In our latest report, we find out more about the vibrant future of donor advised giving and its potential to build support for charities and causes long into the future.

Discover more about donor advised giving in the UK

Why is there an increase in the use of donor advised funds?

We ask:

CAF World Giving Index 2017

CAF World Giving Index 10th edition

Now with a decade’s worth of data, we reveal the most generous countries and analyse long term giving trends around the globe.

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The Nobel Prize and its implications for philanthropy

This year’s Nobel Prize for Economics shines a light on an experimental approach to alleviating global poverty.

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David Stead

Millennials and wealth: What will this mean for giving?

David Stead thinks about what attitude millennials will have towards giving wealth away and if their interest in giving will be sustained or merely just a blip.

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LATEST CHARITY GIVING RESEARCH

We regularly produce informative and inspiring research and reports for our donors and charities.

Giving in Wales

CAF Wales Giving 2019

The latest insight into charitable giving in Wales.

How Wales supports charity
Giving in Scotland

CAF Scotland Giving 2019

The latest insight into Scotland's charity landscape.

How Scotland supports charity
Download UK Giving 2019

UK Giving Report 2019

Find out who gives to charity, which causes they support and how they like to support them.

How the UK supports charity

OTHER PUBLICATIONS FROM CAF

We also provide analysis to help influence the decisions of charities, companies, policy-makers, researchers and journalists worldwide.

More about the history of philanthropy

Public Good by Private Means

Written by CAF’s Rhodri Davies, the book examines the relationship between philanthropists, the state and society.

The story of philanthropy through the ages
Download the Art of Adaptation

The Art of Adaptation

We look at donors’ attitudes towards philanthropy advice – and the expectations of advisers.

Transforming the adviser-client relationship
Discover more about the future of philanthropy

The future of philanthropy

In the face of a challenging time for charities, we explore the role that young, wealthy individuals can play to shape a bright future.

Shaping the future of giving

ARE YOU JUST STARTING OUT ON YOUR PHILANTHROPY JOURNEY?

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.

Read our guide to charitable giving

DONATING TO CHARITY

However much you have to give, we can help you make a bigger difference to the causes you care about.

CHARITY VOLUNTEERING

Donate your time by volunteering

Volunteering is a great way to contribute your time and skills to a cause close to your heart.

5 great reasons to volunteer

Benefits of volunteering

Find out how donating your time to charitable organisations can benefit employees, the young and charities.

Read more about the benefits of volunteering

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Giving Thought blog


Our blog includes details about key issues affecting civil society, philanthropy, social investment and using new technologies for social good.

Why do people give to charity?


The average Briton gives away £10 a month to good causes, but many more devote thousands of pounds a year to doing good.

What type of charitable giver are you?


Have you ever stopped to wonder what your real thoughts, feelings and behaviours towards charities are?