Since theBigGive.org.uk ran its first match funding campaign in 2008, it has gone on to raise over £112m for thousands of different charities. We are now offering charities the opportunity to run their own match funding campaign on theBigGive.org.uk.
Running a match funding campaign is a great way to engage your supporters, incentivising more people to give and people to give more to your cause.
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How it works
Running a match funding campaign means donations to your charity made on theBigGive.org.uk will be doubled over a specific period or whilst match funds last.
You will need to source the match funding – for example, from a major supporter keen to leverage the value of their gift. As it’s your campaign, you can decide the rules, the timing, the nature of the appeal and will be responsible for promoting it to your supporters. The Big Give provides the platform and will help you get the campaign up and running on theBigGive.org.uk.
The advantage of using the Big Give platform
‘Real time’ online match funding – donations are doubled in real time, providing a great experience for your supporters with live updates on how much has been raised.
Bespoke campaign landing page – tailor your campaign page to the messaging around your appeal.
Due diligence for the match funder – a downloadable report is available to funders to show all of the donations that have been matched.
Gift Aid processing – our payments processor handles all Gift Aid claims for you.
Partner with match funding specialists – the Big Give’s extensive experience in match funding makes us well placed to advise on setting up and running a successful campaign.
Proven to help incentivise more and bigger gifts – match funding is a proven method to boost your fundraising. Read more in our match funding research.
The Passage ran their own match funding campaign from 22nd March – 3rd April 2018. They raised £271,013. Visit their campaign page here.
Want to know more?
Register your interest and a member of the Big Give team will be in touch with further information.