What we do

Find out how we raise and spend money.

Why choose CAFOD?

Poverty is not part of God’s plan. We work in more than 40 countries seeking local solutions to end poverty and injustice. But none of our work is possible without you, so join us today and put your faith into action.


How do we spend your money?

Out of every £1 we spend, 82p goes on vital emergency relief and development work in the world’s poorest communities. 8p in the pound was used for education, advocacy and campaigning work, to tackle the injustice that keeps people in poverty. 10p in every pound was invested to generate future income. The amount we spend on generating funds is one of the lowest compared to other charities.

Find out more about what we spend

How CAFOD spent donations in 2017-2018

How CAFOD spent donations in 2017-2018

How can your school get involved?

There are so many ways to get involved with CAFOD. Support us through the year by spreading the word about what we do, organising fun fundraising events, taking part in our campaigns and keeping in touch with us on social media. Feel free to contact us at schools@cafod.org.uk if you'd like any support.

  • Download our wallplanner for ideas and get your global year started
  • Explore our Catholic school resources to raise awareness, fundraise, campaign and pray

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