In the wake of our tremendously successful Christmas Challenge, where acts of kindness and generosity overflowed like eggnog at a holiday party, we are absolutely thrilled to unveil the winners of the prestigious #BigGiveAwards! These awards shine a spotlight on the remarkable achievements of charitable organisations, showcasing their fundraising prowess and sharing invaluable lessons from the 2023 campaign.
- 🥇 The Small Charity Award: Celebrating the indomitable spirit of small organisations making a big impact, our winner is the StandOut Programmes, proving that size is no barrier to making a difference.
- 🚀Newcomer Award: Applauding the innovative and enthusiastic newcomers, The Baby Bank Network takes the stage, demonstrating that every great journey starts with a single step.
- ✈️Our International Charity Award: Recognising the global impact of charitable efforts, Rainforest Saver SCIO stands out for spreading hope and changing lives across borders.
- 🏠The UK Charity Award: Honoring hometown heroes, The Charlie Waller Trust receives accolades for their tireless dedication to improving lives within the UK.
- 🧠Exceptional Planning Award: Saluting the masterminds behind the scenes whose meticulous planning and strategic brilliance paved the way for success, QueensCourt Hospice.
- 📱The Social Media Expert Award: Give a round of applause to the digital dynamos who lit up timelines and captured hearts with their social media savvy, Switchback.
- 🎨Creative Fundraising Award: Recognising imaginative fundraisers, Polka Theatre turns events into extraordinary opportunities for giving, showcasing that creativity knows no bounds.
- 🫂Supporter Engagement Award: Cheers to the champions of the community who rallied supporters far and wide with their passion and unwavering dedication, winners are StreetVet.
- 🧩Demonstrating Key Learnings: Embracing lessons learned and celebrating growth, the Incommon Foundation showcases the journey towards making an even greater impact.
- 💝 Supporters’ Choice Award: Crowned by the votes of supporters, The Pandas Foundation wins hearts and minds for their exceptional work.
- 🥂Excellent Charity Award: Raising a glass to the crème de la crème, Bees Abroad sets the standard for excellence in their field with an outstanding case study.
- 🏆Outstanding Charity Award: Finally, we honour the shining star among stars, The British Deer Society, for their exceptional match funding campaign from start to finish.
But the celebration doesn’t end there! Each deserving winner of the first ten awards will receive a generous £1000 contribution from Big Give towards their charitable endeavours. And for our two most prestigious awards, an even bigger boost awaits: a whopping £2000 for the Excellent Award and an awe-inspiring £3000 for the Outstanding Award!
You can now delve into the inspiring case studies of these remarkable organisations on our website: Big Give Case Studies.
Join Us in Making a Difference
As we reflect on the success of the #BigGiveAwards, let’s not forget the importance of coming together to support those in need. Whether it’s through a donation, a volunteer opportunity, or simply spreading the word about a worthy cause, each of us has the power to make a difference.
Congratulations to all the winners, your dedication and impact are truly commendable. A heartfelt thank you to every charity that submitted a case study; your efforts are invaluable, and we are grateful for the opportunity to celebrate your achievements.
Keep up to date on biggive.org for the next match funding opportunity.