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Reflecting on Growing up Giving, Part II
After yesterday's post on the way that charities work within the framework of the education system, today CAF's Campaigns Manager Steve Clapperton takes a closer look at the opportunities that exist for young people to take their interest in charity to the next level…
Reflections on Growing up Giving, Part I
Following the conclusion of the Growing Up Giving stage of CAF’s Parliamentary Inquiry on Growing Giving, over the next three days CAF’s Campaigns Manager Steve Clapperton reflects on some of the evidence presented in the summary report, and looks at where the inquiry is going next…
Inquiry Reveals Desire for Education Establishments to Promote Charity
The Parliamentary Inquiry on Growing Giving has today released a selection of the findings from the first strand of its investigation into giving, which reveals a desire for education establishments to do more to help young people engage with charities.
Engaging With Young People - What Barriers Stand in the Way?
As the first stage of CAF’s Parliamentary Inquiry on Growing Giving draws to a close, we can begin to reflect on the evidence that we received and comments made about issues relating to growing giving.
Flight on board for Growing Giving inquiry
Lord Flight gives us his views on the charity sector, young people and how education, the workplace and local community groups can work with charity.
League table pressures restricting charity work in schools
Teachers think that charity work in secondary schools is being squeezed as schools face increasing pressure to perform in league tables, according to new research.
How Student Hubs engage young people with social action
A guest blog by Adam O'Boyle, CEO of Student Hubs...
What did Anice, Ellie and Imiose think of the Growing up Giving evidence session?
Hear what young people who attended our first Parliamentary Inquiry session thought about the day...
New Report Shows Need to Grow Giving
Today’s publication of the ‘Next Generation of Giving in the UK’ report gives an interesting look at patterns of giving amongst different generations, and shows that there is a need for action to ensure that future generations grow up giving.
Parliamentary Inquiry Sparks Debate
Last week saw the first oral evidence session of the Parliamentary Inquiry on Growing Giving...
What Do The Experts Say? How our first evidence session happened
This week saw the Parliamentary Inquiry on Growing Giving host the first oral evidence session in Parliament. People from a range of organisations attended Parliament to explain to the inquiry’s panel of Parliamentarians how they think charities can interact better with young people. CAF’s Campaigns Manager Steve Clapperton went along to find out more…
Children have a natural desire to help others, how can we harness it?
Following the launch of the Parliamentary Inquiry on Growing Giving, CAF polled a number of young people to find out what they think about charity. CAF’s Campaigns Manager Steve Clapperton looks into the results in more detail here, and explains their implications for the future of giving.
Baroness Tyler writes...A strong charitable sector is at the heart of a fairer society
Baroness Tyler writes about why she has agreed to co-chair the Parliamentary Inquiry on Growing Giving

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