The Big Give runs annual Christmas Challenges where you can have your donation matched, making your support go even further. If you are a charity looking to find out more about Challenge Funding, please click here.
More details on the 2013 Challenge will be released shortly! If you are interested in becoming a Charity Champion for the Challenge and supporting a group of charities of your choice (£20k+), please click here.
The Christmas Challenge 2012 raised over £10.5million for 350 participating charities and ran very smoothly, overcoming all of the technical difficulties experienced in 2011.
For more info on the Challenge, and to see how each charity got on, please click here.
The Christmas Challenge 2011 raised in excess of £12million for the 424 participating charities. The matching funds were provided by the Christmas Challenge Big Givers and the participating charities’ major donors and trustees.
The success of the Christmas Challenge 2011 was due to their generosity and the dedication of all the charities’ individual supporters, who made over 19,700 online donations during the Challenge period.
The Big Give 2010 Christmas Challenge doubled over 17,000 donations and raised an incredible £9.3million.
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The generous sponsors of the Challenge included:
The Reed Foundation and trustees & major donors of charities registered on the Big Give joined together to match online donations in December and raised over £8million in a week.
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In December 2008 Reed Foundation created a matched fund of £1million which was matched by online donors in just 45 minutes.
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I can hardly begin to express my gratitude for such a marvellous gesture.HRH Prince Charles, The Prince of Wales
The Big Give has created a real buzz about giving.Challenge Funding Donor
I doubled my donation as well, meaning my charities have just received four times the amount they would otherwise have doneChallenge Funding Donor