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Stories of Impact

Transforming Lives: Crann’s Innovative Approach to Holistic Disability Care

An estimated 1.3 billion individuals, or 16% of the global population, experience significant disabilities. However, they often struggle to access the support they require, leading to isolation within their communities. The Crann Centre was founded with a mission to revolutionize the fragmented care system for individuals with neuro-physical disabilities and their families. CONTINUE READING >>

Latest Reports

US Giving to Canada

In recent years, there has been an exponential increase in the grants that CAF America has disbursed to organizations located within Canada. In this report, we have showcased the most compelling trends which exemplify the interest, capacity, and willingness of US donors to support Canadian charitable activity. CONTINUE READING >>

Latest Blogs and Publications


OFAC Issues Guidance for Humanitarian Assistance to the Palestinian People

On November 14th, the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) at the US Department of Treasury released a new Compliance Communique titled “Guidance for the Provision of Humanitarian Assistance to the Palestinian People.” It did not include any new sanctions or licenses, but offered updated guidance on options for humanitarian assistance in Gaza. CONTINUE READING >>


Into UnchartED Territory: Navigating International Grants Beyond Equivalency Determination Certificates

The US Equivalency Determination (ED) certificate is the world’s most flexible tool foundations can use to make cross-border grants, giving US grantmakers the unique ability to grant unrestricted funds to non-US organizations that meet the necessary criteria. However, it's important for grantmakers to approach the use of ED certificates thoughtfully in their international grant programs. CONTINUE READING >>


The Five Best Year-End American Strategies for Worldwide Charitable Giving

The holiday season is a traditional time of joy, generosity, and reflection, where the spirit of giving shines brightly. It's a time when many of us are inspired to give back to our communities, and support causes close to our hearts. CAF America is a global grantmaking organization enabling Americans to support charitable causes. CONTINUE READING >>

Featured Resources

CAF America publishes resources on the latest trends trends in cross-border giving, regulatory updates, stories of impact, and more. View our Featured Resources in various mediums below.