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Supporting Scotland’s vibrant voluntary sector

Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations

The Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations is the membership organisation for Scotland's charities, voluntary organisations and social enterprises. Charity registered in Scotland SC003558. Registered office Mansfield Traquair Centre, 15 Mansfield Place, Edinburgh EH3 6BB.


The Christmas Challenge is an online match funding campaign that can help your charity to raise more money this Christmas. It offers supporters of participating charities the opportunity to have their donations doubled when the campaign goes live from late November - early December.

Key benefits include: access to funding from Champion organisations; a powerful incentive to donors to have their donations doubled; attracting new supporters; raising your charity profile and joining others to raise awareness of the issue.

The Christmas Challenge 2024 will take place from 3 - 10 December 2024.

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Geographical areas funded: UK

Fund type

Type of funding:
Other resources
Type of cost:
Capital, Revenue

Fund award sizes

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Who can apply

Be registered in the UK or have exempt status from HMRC. Be registered on (sign up for free). Have at least one year of filed accounts and an annual income of £25,000 or more (as per last filed accounts)

Minimum annual income:

When to apply

Applications close on 5 July 2024. The campaign will run from 3 - 10 December 2024.

Next deadline: 5 Jul 2024

How to apply

Log in to your Big Give account or create one for free to submit an initial application.

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Activites funded: General charitable activities

Beneficiaries funded: General public

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