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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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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