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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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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The New & Improved Christmas Challenge 2016

The Christmas Challenge returns for 2016 We’re excited to announce that there will be significant changes to the Christmas Challenge in 2016. Following consultation with charities, donors and our philanthropic partners, we are implementing changes to the Christmas Challenge model to improve the experience for charities and donors. We’re particularly excited to announce this alongside … Continued

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Press release: The Big Give Christmas Challenge raises over £7.2m for 258 charities

The Big Give Christmas Challenge, a multi-million pound online match funding initiative raising money for UK charities, ran once again in 2015. Since its first campaign in 2008, the Big Give has now raised over £71m through the Christmas Challenge. The 2015 campaign launched on Friday 4th December and closed on Monday 14th December. There … Continued

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Press release: The Big Give Christmas Challenge raises over £6.4m in three days

  The Big Give Christmas Challenge has raised over £6.4m in three days for 258 participating charities. The Big Give is still offering the chance for donors to double their donations to a selection of charities until Monday 14th December. There was incredible demand from donors to have their donations doubled when the campaign launched … Continued

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Press release: The Big Give Christmas Challenge will double online donations from Friday 4th December

  The Christmas Challenge is back for the eighth year running, offering charity supporters the chance to have their donations doubled. The Christmas Challenge is the UK’s biggest online match-funding campaign which helps UK-registered charities raise funds for their causes. Selected charities taking part in the Challenge will have the donations they receive doubled for … Continued

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Press release: The Big Give invites charities to run own match funding campaigns this December

The Big Give is inviting charities to get involved with the Christmas Challenge this year where they provide their own match funding. Applications are now open for charities wishing to take part in the Christmas Challenge: Private Match Fund. Charities can take part in the Christmas Challenge campaign but will provide their own match funding. The … Continued

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Nepal earthquake appeal raises over £750,000

The Big Give Emergency Nepal Appeal The Big Give raised over £0.75 million in a week for victims of the Nepal earthquake through an online match funding campaign. Supporters were given the opportunity to have their online donations doubled to raise funds for organisations who are responding to the devastation in Nepal, including Disasters Emergency … Continued

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