The Summer Give 2017 raises over £778,000 for London’s most vulnerable children

We are delighted to announce that this year’s Summer Give campaign has been the most successful yet, raising over £778,000 for London charities in partnership with The Childhood Trust. Half of the total was raised by generous public donations to 36 local children’s charities, supporting over 5000 disadvantaged children. Donations were doubled by the Childhood … Continued

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62% of children “frightened” of being attacked or sexually exploited during the summer holidays

London, 15 May 2017: Research by London’s child poverty charity, The Childhood Trust, has found that vulnerable and disadvantaged children in London are facing a high threat of gang violence, sexual exploitation, or neglect during the summer holidays if it wasn’t for the provision of small, local charities. The research with 22 charities providing support … 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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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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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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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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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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Match funding research report launched

The Big Give have launched a research report, ‘A Great Match: How match-funding incentivises charitable giving in the UK and unites funders and donors in tackling social issues‘. The report, which was co-commissioned by Charities Trust and RBS and undertaken by The Researchery, is the first in-depth exploration of match-funding in the UK. Evidence is drawn from a … Continued

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