CAF American Donor Fund

Claim Eligible Tax Deductions in the US or UK



CAF and CAF America created the CAF American Donor Fund (CADF) for dual US/UK taxpayers. Whether you are an individual or company, you may receive a tax deduction in the US or claim a Gift Aid in the UK.

To maximize the impact of your philanthropic giving, you can also take advantage of an array of fee-based advisory services, including grantmaking advice, research, and more.

Who can use the fund?

The Fund was designed for individuals and companies that pay taxes in the US and the UK.

You may be a US taxpayer who has been relocated to the UK and who wants to support charities back in the US (and vice versa).

Or you may be an individual or company with tax obligations in both the US and UK and an interest in supporting charitable causes around the world.

In each of the cases, The CAF American Donor Fund offers the perfect giving solution.

Your giving options

Donor Advised Gift

Make donations when you want to, without the need to maintain a minimum balance or build a fund with us.

Donor Advised Fund

Build a fund to distribute to the charities of your choice, when you want to.

Invested Donor Advised Fund

Build and invest a fund so it has the potential to grow and achieve a bigger impact.

Full compliance, maximum impact

CAF America is fully compliant with United States law and follows the highest ethical standards, reflecting our commitment to trust and integrity. All charitable organizations in our alliance undergo a thorough review process to ensure that approved projects lead to positive, meaningful change.

Gifts to the CAF American Donor Fund can be made by cash or check, gifts of quoted securities and shares, through UK payroll giving, and via legacy donations. Gifts can be sent via wire transfer and are accepted in multiple currencies.


We work with financial advisors

If your clients are individuals who pay taxes in the US and UK, we will work with you to create a customized, tax-effective philanthropic plan. Contact us to learn more.

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We invite you to contact us and learn more about applying for the CAF American Donor Fund.

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About Gift Aid

Gift Aid is a UK tax relief scheme designed to benefit charities and individuals making donations. Charities are able to reclaim the basic rate of income tax on donations that they have received, while higher rate taxpayers can claim back the difference between the rates. You can find out more about the scheme here.

About CADF

The CAF American Donor Fund is the business name of Southampton Row Trust Ltd, a UK-based charitable company registered with the Charity Commission in England and Wales. The fund is wholly owned by CAF America, a US 501(c)(3) public charity dedicated to expanding borderless charitable giving among donors in the US.

CAF America Employer Identification Number (EIN): 43-1634280
Southampton Row Trust Limited Registered Company Number: 3900842; and Registered Charity Number: 1079020.

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CAF American Donor Fund

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