World Giving Index 2014

The 2014 edition of the World Giving Index looks at charitable behaviour across the world, involving 135 countries. Read the Report

Year End Giving

Learn how supporting International Charities can be part of you end of the year giving. Learn more

COP TOP 400

Giving to the nation’s biggest and most popular charities grew by nearly 11 percent last year, according to The Chronicle of Philanthropy’s annual rankings of the 400 charities that collect the most from private sources. Read more

The ABC of International Giving

When you want to make a charitable donation, it can be hard
to know where to start, but it doesn't have to be!
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  • Year End Giving

    When deciding to make a tax deductible donation, many philanthropists limit their gifts to domestic charitable organizations that are registered as 501(c)(3) non-profit corporations. International giving is an option…Learn more.

  • Hungary’s Crackdown on NGOs—Part of Global Trend

    CAF America’s John Holm co-wrote this insightful article on the trend of countries, like Hungary, cracking down on foreign NGOs claiming they need to limit foreign interests and influence. Read the full article.

  • CAF America ranked 278 in Chronicle of Philanthropy’s Top 400

    For the first time CAF America made the Chronicle of Philanthropy’s list of the top 400 charities. With over 1.5 million charities in the US this is quite an achievement. You can read an article about the report as well as search the list.

  • Soliciting Tax Deductible Donations in the US: Do I Need to be a 501(c)(3)?

    In 2005, philanthropic contributions by individuals reached an all-time high, accounting for 2.4% of disposable income. In the subsequent decade we have seen that number fluctuate due mostly to economic hardship and general financial volatility worldwide. Despite facing many of the same issues that can negatively affect American non-profit organizations, however, foreign charitable organizations have enjoyed a rapid increase in giving over the last decade.

  • »News: The Globalization of Giving

    Recent article that appeared on WealthManagement.com discussing options when giving internationally.

  • » News: September 4, 2014

    Read the first blog posts from our Africa and Asia-Pacific Network advisors, learn about International Charity Day, and more!

  • » News: July 2, 2014

    Welcome to our newest board member, a spotlight on the Kliptown Youth Program in South Africa, and more!

  • » News: June 18, 2014

    A wrap-up on the COF Conference, info on a 3-part blog series for World Refugee Day, newly eligible organizations, and more!

  • » New Partnership Announcement for Global Online Employee Giving

    Charities Aid Foundation of America (CAF America) and TRUiST, Inc. have announced a partnership that will expand CAF America’s offerings to include an employee giving component and will enhance TRUiST’s ability to disburse donations to an international network of charities.

  • » Featured Article: Leading the Way to Greater Global Giving

    Featured in the Stanford Social Innovation Review, this article by our CEO Ted Hart discusses how celebrating collective generosity in the United States can boost philanthropy worldwide.

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CAF America offers global grantmaking & philanthropic advisory services to corporations, foundations, and individuals. Through our work, we help donors support great causes by assisting them in making strategic, effective, and tax-advantaged grants internationally and domestically.


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