239 charities to take part in first Big Give arts campaign

NPAC is partnering with Big Give, the UK’s most successful match funding platform, on its inaugural arts-focused campaign, Arts for Impact, which will raise funds for 239  charities across the UK that are having a social impact. Within the campaign, different art forms are being funded, including music, theatre, dance, visual arts, museums, galleries and literature. Key points● The campaign is looking to raise £2.5 million – match funding of £1.25m already pledged● Charities working in music, theatre, dance, visual arts, museums, galleries, art and literature are all supported through…

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Cost of living crisis puts £3.2 billion of potential charity donations under threat

New poll data compiled on behalf of Big Give, the UK’s largest match funding organisation, has identified that due to the cost of living crisis, 25% of the public will give less to charity this Christmas, which if spread across a year represents a staggering £3.2 billion. Last year, the UK public donated an estimated £12.7 billion to charity, according to Charities Aid Foundation*. In addition, a significant number (20%) of the respondents polled by Savanta** are not planning to donate to charity at all in December. Of those who…

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Give big with the Big Give this Christmas

This winter, FareShare is tackling loneliness and building community by taking part in the Big Give’s Christmas Challenge — the UK’s biggest match-funded campaign.  Between 25 November and 5 December, the Big Give is once again giving you the opportunity to double your donation if you choose to give via the Big Give’s website. During this period, the first £14,000 donated will be match funded by a combination of FareShare’s charity partners and the Big Give’s champion supporters.  By donating to FareShare’s campaign, you could help unlock an additional £14,000…

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146 Environmental Charities unite on Earth Day for the launch of The Big Give Green Match Fund Because there is no Planet B

The UK’s biggest, coordinated environmental fundraising campaign, the ‘Green Match Fund’, has launched today to coincide with this year’s Earth Day.  The campaign seeks to raise more than £3m for the 146 charities taking part. Donations made to participating charities will be matched thanks to “Champion” funders, sourced by the Big Give and The Environmental Funders Network. The Green Match Fund campaign has been organised by the Big Give, the UK’s biggest online match funding platform and the brainchild of recruitment entrepreneur and philanthropist Sir Alec Reed.  By bringing 146…

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British Youth Council takes part in annual ‘Big Give’

Once again, this year the British Youth Council are taking part in the Big Give Christmas Challenge. Between 12pm Tuesday 3rd December and 12pm Tuesday 10th December, all donations to the British Youth Council will be doubled by match funding! So, if you give £25, we’ll receive £50, give £50, we’ll receive £100 and so on… We are looking to raise £2,000 which will then be matched to give a grand total of £4,000! We want as many supporters as possible to get involved in the campaign to ensure that we empower young leaders to make real…

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