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The Big Give – Christmas Challenge Open


What is the Christmas Challenge?

The Christmas Challenge, founded by entrepreneur and philanthropist Sir Alec Reed CBE, is the UK’s biggest online match funding campaign which helps UK-registered charities raise funds for their cause. It offers supporters of participating charities the opportunity to have their donation doubled on theBigGive.org.uk when the campaign goes live on #GivingTuesday, 28th November 2017.

Since the Big Give launched the campaign in 2008, the Christmas Challenge has raised over £78 million for more than 2,800 charity projects.

Applications for the Christmas Challenge 2017 are now open. To apply, click on the button below and follow these steps:

How does it work?

Am I eligible to apply?

To be eligible to apply for the Christmas Challenge 2017, your charity must:

For more information, read the Christmas Challenge essential documents.

Key dates

To find out Confirmed Champions (match funding sourced by the Big Give) and how to apply at: http://bit.ly/2siC55g


Remember that your Stage 1 Application must be completed by Friday 7th July.

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