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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The Big Give Christmas Challenge 2014

The Big Give Christmas Challenge 2014 After months of preparation, this year, the Challenge saw 367 charities take part and raise over £11.2 million in total including contribution from the Big Give Charity Champions. It truly was a wonderful Challenge! This year, Champion funding came from the Reed Foundation, Reed Educational Trust, Childhood Trust, Waterloo Foundation, Garfield Weston Foundation, … Continued

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Emergency Ebola Appeal raises £38,000

The Big Give Emergency Ebola Appeal The Big Give raised a total of £38,000 during its Emergency Ebola Appeal in November 2014. The Ebola outbreak was the most severe the world had ever seen, affecting multiple countries across West Africa. The Big Give launched its emergency appeal to support organisations working to stop the spread … Continued

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Emergency match fund for Gaza raises £169,000

The Big Give Emergency Gaza Appeal The Big Give raised a total of £169,000 for Gaza after launching its emergency match fund appeal. This gave supporters the opportunity to have their donations doubled to raise more funds to help those affected by the conflict. The conflict in Gaza caused hundreds of thousands of people to flee … Continued

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