Christmas Challenge 2019: Match funding applications open for charities working with children

We’re now accepting applications to the Christmas Challenge 2019 on the new Big Give platform! The process is much slicker than before so it shouldn’t take charities long to apply but the deadline is approaching (Friday 5th July) so we’d encourage them to apply ASAP, or to contact us if they are interested.

The Christmas Challenge is the UK’s biggest online match funding campaign and it’s back on our new platform for 2019. We’d like to encourage you to consider joining us this year. The Big Give has just re-launched and we’re excited about showcasing this for you.

Why should you apply for the Christmas Challenge?

  • Access match funding from one of our Champion funders – up to £25,000 available
  • Use match funds to help you ask donors for support – evidence shows that donors are more likely to give, and to give more
  • Build the Christmas Challenge into your Christmas campaign for this year
  • Join the #GivingTuesday movement as the campaign launches on this date
  • Build your skills in running digital fundraising campaign
  • Build your online donor database
  • Benefit from additional resources and training
How to apply for the Christmas Challenge?

  • Login to your Big Give account or create one here
  • Go to the Big Give campaigns section in your account area and apply to the Christmas Challenge 2019
  • The deadline is Friday 5th July at 5pm 

Please note that charities must be UK-registered and have an annual income of over £25,000 as per your last filed accounts.