Grant making is more than a gift to charity; it's an opportunity to create wider value and drive social change

By taking a strategic approach to grant making, we believe businesses can make an important contribution, demonstrate their social purpose to customers and employees and generate business-aligned social impact.

We offer best in class grant making based on three core principles:

  • Alignment with your business strategy – enabling you to deliver your local community's ambition, reflecting what is material to you and your stakeholders.
  • Beneficiary focus – focusing on a positive experience with impact for the organisations you fund and their end beneficiaries.
  • Partnership – aiming for a shared purpose, enterprise and innovation, building your combined capacity to maximise your social impact.

CAF Corporate Grant Making

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We help our corporate clients achieve a range of aims and tailor our programmes to their needs, maximising impact and minimising risk.  We follow these 3 steps:

Corporate Grant Making Wheel


We co-create and deliver the right solution that aligns with your business, focuses on impact and reflects best practice.


We provide dynamic online platforms tailored to your needs, ensuring a positive experience for your stakeholders and allowing you to focus on strategic oversight. Our best in class due diligence service manages risk and we offer market leading financial vehicles to safeguard your funds.


We ensure that the programme retains a focus on your business’s social impact and generates learning to help you improve over time.


Strategic donor insights

We bring a unique range of experience from working with clients across sectors, including young people so we know what works in reaching causes and handling funds safely.

Independent advice

As experts in corporate responsibility we offer impartial advice, focused on your ambition and reflecting our best in class principles to support your needs.

High quality, online grant making

We provide dynamic online platforms, tailored to your needs, with an interactive and live report. This creates an efficient and supportive environment.

Experience with civil society

We’re trusted by stakeholders across sectors and make grants to a wide range of local and overseas organisations, extending your reach and impact.


Transforming Communities

Providing funds for domestic violence shelters and services

  • Avon Foundation for Women

We helped Avon Foundation for Women to align their grant making programme with their global markets, extending their reach even further which maximised their social impact.

Read Avon Foundation for Women's story

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Your Purpose. Our Practice.


Contact us and we’ll be happy to discuss and explore how we can best help your business.

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