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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Summer Give match funding campaign raises over £540,000

The Big Give partnered with The Childhood Trust to run the Summer Give match funding campaign for a second time. The campaign took place over 48 hours (16th-19th May) raising funds for charities supporting London’s most vulnerable children in the summer holidays. The Big Give was delighted that the campaign was even more successful this year, raising £541,420 for … Continued

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Top tips for creating outstanding fundraising campaigns

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The importance of innovative fundraising campaigns Mike Zywina is the founder of Lime Green Consulting which supports small charities to develop their fundraising strategies. He has shared his thoughts on why it’s important to create outstanding fundraising campaigns and practical steps that you can take to make this happen for your organisation. “With so many compelling causes, … Continued

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George Heriot’s School runs Philanthropy in Schools programme

George Heriot’s School runs Philanthropy in Schools programme for second year running The Big Give is proud to be part of inspiring the next generation of philanthropists by working with schools to deliver its Philanthropy in Schools programme. The programme introduces young people to charitable giving via school-led sessions using the Big Give site to … Continued

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Research into making your donations go further

Research into making your donations go further We are excited to have recently commissioned a piece of research on the donor experience of using the Big Give platform to discover and donate to charities. We are keen to ensure that we can deliver the best possible experience for donors and increase the impact of individual giving. Who, what and … Continued

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Why The Childhood Trust believes in match funding

Lisa Gagliani MBE, Chief Executive of The Childhood Trust tells us more about the importance of match funding and why they choose to channel funds via the Big Give. Charitable organisations have been under fire recently and charity spending has been going through intense scrutiny. This has made the public more sceptical when it comes … 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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