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The Big Green Match Fund/Environmental issues/Closes Friday 17th Feb

Match funding available: All donations to participating charities are doubled.

Deadline to apply: Applications to be in 17th Feb

Who is the funding for?  Charities that are working on environmental issues as part of their core mission. (By “core mission”, we mean that the environment is mentioned in the organisation’s charitable objects). This may include: biodiversity & conservation; climate change; agriculture & food; sustainable communities; energy; transport; trade & finance; consumption & waste; toxics & pollution. Charities may be working in the UK or overseas.

About: Big Give, run match funding campaigns for charities and special causes. The Green Match Fund is designed specifically for charities working on environmental issues. This is an opportunity to make an extraordinary difference to some of the biggest challenges facing our planet today.

Stage 1: Initial application

Big Give markets the opportunity to charities. The application involves completing the information for the project charities are seeking to raise funds for.

Stage 2: Vetting and Notification
Big Give completes due diligence checks on all applications and passes them on to interested Champions who will have the opportunity to assign additional funding to the campaign.  The total amount of Champion funding allocated to a charity makes up their match funding pot for the campaign.

Stage 3: Marketing
Big Give provides a free suite of resources to help support Champions and charities to maximise the opportunity and market the campaign.

Stage 4: Campaign
All donations to participating charities are doubled. The Champion funds are used to match online donations. Any donations raised over the overall target count as extra, unmatched, unrestricted donations to a charity’s campaign.

Stage 5: Post-Campaign
Learning and impact assessments are sent out, along with Champion reports and charity reporting requirements.

Full details here.

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