Christmas Challenge 2017 Award Winners Announced

This year we received over 100 applications for the Christmas Challenge 2017 Awards and the results are now in. The Awards have been established to recognise the best performing of the hundreds of charities that take part each year.   We are thrilled to announce this year’s Award Winners. The judges were hugely impressed by the … Continued

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The Christmas Challenge 2017 Awards Shortlist

We are delighted to announce the shortlist for the Christmas Challenge 2017 Awards! The Christmas Challenge Awards aim to recognise and reward the campaign’s most successful participating charities. We want to celebrate those charities that not only exceeded their fundraising target but ran inspiring campaigns which engaged their supporters and act as leading examples for … Continued

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The Christmas Challenge 2017 raises an astounding £11.3 million for charity!

A record-breaking Christmas Challenge raises £11.3 million for 528 charities   The Christmas Challenge, the UK’s biggest online match funding campaign, has been a resounding success raising over £11.3 million for 528 charities. This is a record breaking year for the Christmas Challenge, run by the Big Give, with both the highest number of participating … Continued

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What we learned from The Ramones: Learning to listen

  “You gotta learn to listen, listen to learn You gotta learn to listen, before you get burned” – The Ramones   At the beginning of 2016 we conducted our first ever in-depth charity consultation; an opportunity to really listen to our key customers about what was important to them. One of the key topics … 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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The Christmas Challenge raises £3.1 million for small & local charities

This year’s Christmas Challenge raised a staggering £3.1 million for 182 small and local charities. Being part of the UK’s biggest online match funding campaign offers charities the chance to take part in a national campaign with visibility that is far greater than they might achieve alone. In celebration of #LocalCharitiesDay, we are recognising their … Continued

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Christmas Challenge raises £7.2m for 332 charities

Christmas Challenge raises £7.2m for 332 charities and receives a record number of donations The Christmas Challenge, the UK’s biggest online match funding campaign has drawn to a close for this year. Since it began in 2008, the campaign has now raised a staggering £78.7 million for over 2,800 charity projects. This year, the campaign launched … 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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