Champions for Children 2023, by The Childhood Trust, raises £3.5 million for 84 participating charities
Kind2Mind 2023 (formerly The Mental Health Match Fund) raises £1,5 million for 182 participating charities
The Green Match Fund 2023 raises over £4.3 million for 178 charities
In collaboration with the Disaster Emergencies Committee, £2 million for the Turkey-Syria Earthquake Appeal
The Christmas Challenge 2022 raised £28.6 million for 1021 charities.
The pilot campaign for the Mental Health Match Fund raises over £316,000 for 7 charities.
Champions for Children 2022, by The Childhood Trust, raises over £3 million for 81 participating charities
The Green Match Fund 2022 raises over £2.7 million for 146 charities
The inaugural Women & Girls Match Fund raises over £2 million for 121 charities.
The Christmas Challenge 2021 raises over £24 million for 928 charities.
The Afghanistan Emergency Appeal raises £760,95 for Disasters Emergency Committee
Champions for Children 2021 (formerly ‘Summer Give’) by The Children’s Trust raises £3.4 million to tackle food poverty amongst children in London
The India Coronavirus Appeal raises £386,985 for Disasters Emergency Committee.
The inaugural Green Match Fund raises £1,8 million for 112 environmental charities
Big Give raises £221,999 in conjunction with MailForce to support children in Britain whose education was impacted Covid-19
The Christmas Challenge raises £20.1m for 764 charities, the largest ever campaign run by Big Give.
Emergency match fund for global communities affected by COVID-19 raises £474,000
Champions for Children match funding campaign tackling food poverty amongst children in London, run in partnership with Childhood Trust raises over £3.6 million
Emergency match fund for UK communities affected by COVID-19, in partnership with the National Emergencies Trust, raises over £1.3 million
Christmas Challenge 2019 raises £15.6m for 587 charities
The Big Give 2.0 launch
‘Big Dinner’ match funding campaign tackling food poverty amongst children in London, run in partnership with Childhood Trust, raises £226,000
Emergency match fund for Cyclone Idai raises over £540,000
Christmas Challenge 2018 raises £13.3m for 589 charities
Emergency match fund for communities affected by the Indonesian Tsunami raises over £378,000
Philanthropy in Schools programme closes after schools raise over £50,000 for charity since 2010
‘Summer Give’ match funding campaign for vulnerable London school children run in partnership with Childhood Trust raises £1,002,433
Christmas Challenge 2017 raises £11.3 million for 528 charities
Emergency match fund for Rohingya people fleeing Myanmar raises over £242,000
Grenfell Tower appeal launched in partnership with The Kensington & Chelsea Foundation raised over £2.6 million
‘Summer Give’ match funding campaign for vulnerable London school children run in partnership with Childhood Trust raises £778,680
Match funding campaign for Marlborough College raises over £264,000 to restore its memorial hall
Emergency match fund for East Africa raises over £445,000
Emergency match fund for Yemen raises over £133,000
Christmas Challenge raises £7.2m for 332 charities
Research published on the impact of match funding, co-commissioned by Big Give. Charities Trust and RBS, and undertaken by The Researchery
‘Summer Give’ match funding campaign for vulnerable London school children run in partnership with Childhood Trust raises £541,420
The Christmas Challenge raises £7.2m for 258 charities
Third Sector Award for Best Charity Partnership with payments processor, Charities Trust
New website launched
‘Summer Give’ match funding campaign for vulnerable London school children run in partnership with Childhood Trust raises £527,000
Emergency match fund for Nepal earthquake raises £772,000
The Christmas Challenge raises £11.2m for 367 charities
An emergency appeal for Ebola raises £38,000
Charity Times Award in Fundraising Technology
Emergency match fund for Gaza raises £169,000
Christmas Challenge raises £10.7m for 387 charities
Emergency match fund for Philippines typhoon raises £320,000
Trustee finder launched
Technology4Good Award for Digital Giving
Emergency match fund for Syria conflict raises £140,000
Donor accounts launched
‘Big Give Raffle’ launched
Christmas Challenge raises £10.5m for 350 charities
Big Advice Column launched
Christmas Challenge raises £12m for 424 charities
First Summer Garden Party at Reed Business School (further parties run in 2012 and 2013)
Emergency match fund for East Africa food crisis raises £190,000
Christmas Challenge raises £9.3m for 323 charities.
First Christmas Launch Party at Fortnum & Masons (further parties run in 2011 and 2012)
Sir Alec Reed wins Beacon Fellowship for ‘Effective Giving’ for his work at the Big Give
Emergency match fund for Pakistan floods raises £180,000
Emergency match fund for Haiti earthquake raises £190,000
The Christmas Challenge raises £8.5m for 175 charities.
Third Sector Excellence Award for Innovation
Emergency match fund for natural disasters in Asia-Pacific raises £55,000
First Philanthropy in Schools event run in Dragon School, Oxford
Christmas Challenge 2008 raises £2m in 45 minutes for 240 charities
The Big Give website is launched
Sahil Shah, Key Partnerships Manager
I am responsible for organizing our campaigns and ensuring that charities get the most out of our platform. One of my key focuses is planning and preparing the campaigns from the applications right through to the post campaign phase.
Prior to joining the Big Give I worked in edtech for a data analytics non-profit which helps schools better use their data to improve learning outcomes for students and improve school management. I am interested in learning about how new technologies can be used in the charity sector to help charities better harness the power of giving.
I love to travel, and I am always thinking of where my next trip to take me (ideally somewhere where I can go scuba diving). In my spare time I love to cook, trying new ingredients and recipes, or finding the new places to eat out in London.
Beth Duxbury-Campbell, Marketing & Comms Manager
I am responsible for supporting our customers with the Big Give platform and working with the rest of the team across a variety of digital and customer relationship projects.
As a recent graduate, my interest in working in the voluntary sector stems from my experience volunteering in Athens during the 2017 refugee crisis and seeing how effective teamwork is key to delivering services that make a positive impact on the community.
My four favourite things outside of work include reading, travelling, baking and going to music festivals.
As COO, I am responsible for the smooth running of projects, operational processes and scoping future improvements to how we serve our stakeholders and work at Big Give.
I have 12 years’ experience working in and with the charity sector, designing processes and systems to maximise efficiency and give users the best possible experience. Before joining Big Give, I worked for a ‘tech for good’ consultancy, working with a variety of charities to design Salesforce systems that allowed them to make data-driven decisions and provide a good user experience to their teams.
In my spare time, I enjoy finding the tastiest places to eat in London, cooking, spending time with friends and family, going to the gym and reading.
Alex Day, Managing Director
As Managing Director of Big Give, I am responsible for developing and implementing strategy, leading the team and managing our key relationships.
Since graduating from Exeter University in 2005, I have worked in non-profit management across a variety of roles and more recently was seconded into REED as Director of Social Impact. I completed an MA in Charity Management in 2015 which included a thesis entitled ‘Impact Bonds: The future of disaster resilience funding?’.
Outside of work, I enjoy playing and watching sports (particularly football and rugby), spending time with my family, real ale and travel.
I’ve headed up Big Give’s tech through the 2018 to 2022 Christmas Challenges, managing the transition from a legacy monolith app to modern DevOps practices and systems that are more secure, stable and fast.
I’ve worked with web technologies for over 15 years, with an increasing focus on making software that matters while keeping accessibility, security and stability at the forefront.
When I’m not making tech-y things I play piano, run, and – outside of pandemics – attend as many gigs as I can!