As the global focus on women and girls’ equality grows in strength, there has never been a better time to engage with philanthropy and focus on solutions which drive real impact and change.

With an estimated 31 million girls of primary school age and 32 million girls of lower secondary school age out of school (UNICEF, 2013) and one in three females across the world experiencing violence (United Nations, 2015), it is inspiring to see growing numbers of men and women around the world working together to address these inequalities.

We help you achieve greater social impact for women's causes across the world, in the most effective way. 

  • We work closely with you to plan your goals, explore options and help to measure the impact of your giving.
  • We help you give tax-effectively to charitable organisations through the CAF Charitable Trust, our donor advised fund.
  • We have a trusted international charity validation service, so you know your money will be going to the right organisations.
  • We have nine offices across six continents and international partners, enabling us to harness local knowledge and expertise.  


The Mace Legacy, managed by CAF, enabled iDE to support women working in Southern Africa to help them achieve financial independence, and helped transform the charity's global gender policy. 

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Through the Supporting Women's Agricultural Potential (SWAP) project, CAF's grant has enabled iDE to improve the businesses of 3,337 women in Zambia, through training in high value horticulture production and access to credit. It has also supported iDE UK to embed gender as part of our policy and practice at a global level, so that we can transform the lives of women farmers and rural entrepreneurs throughout all of our projects.

Lucy Hayter CEO of iDE UK
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