CAF America is a member of the CAF Global Alliance, a global network of like-minded organizations committed to excellence in international philanthropy with offices in nine countries. Through our relationships with other Global Alliance members, CAF America is able to make expedited grants to registered charities in the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, and to charities in India and Russia that have been validated by CAF India and CAF Russia, respectively. These grants are distributed domestically by our offices in these locations.
To support a charity using our Expedited Grantmaking program, the charity must be appropriately registered with their local regulatory body:
- UK charities must be registered with the UK Charity Commission, Scottish Charity Regulator, or the Charity Commission of Northern Ireland.
- Australian charities must be registered with the Australian Business Register and have DGR-1 Status (Deductible Gift Recipient entities)
- Canadian charities must be registered with the Canada Revenue Agency
- United States charities must be registered with the IRS and be 501(c)(3) organizations