Rohingya Crisis Appeal raises £242,446

Funds raised On 5th October 2017 the Big Give launched an emergency match fund to support relief efforts for Rohingya refugees fleeing violence in Myanmar’s Rakhine State. The appeal raised £242,446 thanks to generous public donations which were doubled by philanthropists, trusts and foundations, including the Reed Foundation. The match fund was set up in collaboration … Continued

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Summer Give 2017 Award Winners Announced

The Summer Give campaign in partnership with the Childhood Trust raised over £778,000 to help children in London over the school holidays. We ran the Summer Give Awards to recognise the campaign’s most successful participating charities. We are now delighted to share news of the winners with you. How were they judged? How much they … Continued

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Grenfell Tower Appeal raises a staggering £2.6m

Our biggest individual campaign to date Today, Wednesday 6th September, marks twelve weeks since the Grenfell Tower tragedy. In the hours after the fire, the Big Give chose to work with local charity The K&C Foundation to set up an online match funding campaign to raise funds for those affected by the fire.This has been … Continued

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Sky News Interview with Alex Day: The Big Give’s Grenfell Tower Appeal

On Saturday 17th June our Director, Alex Day, was interviewed on Sky News about our Grenfell Tower appeal. You can watch the full interview below. We are working with a generous group of philanthropists and funders who are doubling donations to our Grenfell Tower appeal. All donations will be directed to The Kensington and Chelsea Foundation … Continued

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Grenfell Tower Appeal raises £1 million in 48 hours

Following the devastating events at Grenfell Tower, Latimer Road earlier this week, we launched an emergency campaign to raise vital funds to support all those affected by the tragedy. The campaign raised over £1 million in the first 48 hours with the total continuing to rise. Today our Director, Alex Day, visited West Kensington and told us about … Continued

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East Africa Emergency Appeal raises over £445,000

Donations doubled to raise emergency funds Working closely with the DEC and other humanitarian organisations, the Big Give launched an emergency match fund for East Africa on 15th March. In just two weeks, the campaign raised over £445,000 thanks to generous donations from the public. Donations were generously matched by philanthropists, trusts and foundations including the … Continued

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Christmas Challenge Award Winners Announced

The Christmas Challenge is the UK’s biggest online match funding campaign run by the Big Give. The Awards have been established to recognise the best performing of the hundreds of charities that take part each year. How were they judged? Charities who met or exceeded their fundraising targets were eligible to apply. A judging panel, … Continued

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The Christmas Challenge Awards: The Shortlist

The Awards We are delighted to share the shortlist for the first year of the Christmas Challenge Awards. The Awards have been launched to recognise the most successful charities in our annual match funding campaign. Charity applications were judged by a panel headed up by Sir Alec Reed CBE (founder of the Big Give) and the … Continued

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Yemen Emergency Appeal raises over £133,000

Donations doubled to raise emergency funds Working closely with the DEC and other humanitarian organisations, the Big Give launched an emergency match fund on December 14th. In just two weeks, the campaign has raised over £133,000 thanks to generous donations from the public. Donations were generously matched by philanthropists, trusts and foundations including the Reed … Continued

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YEMEN CRISIS: The Big Give launches emergency match funding appeal

The situation As a result of 20 months of war in Yemen, people have lost their jobs and the economy has almost collapsed. Hospitals, schools and farms have been destroyed. Two thirds of the population (18.8 million out of 27.4 million) are in urgent need of humanitarian assistance. More than 7 million people in Yemen … Continued

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