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Mad March Match

Starting from 1st March 2017 we have £20,000 to double donations for local charities and community groups on Localgiving!

The Mad March Match is now closed. If you were successful with any match funding you will soon receive a letter confirming the amount you were matched

Click here to find out more about Localgiving and how we can help you raise money for your group.

Terms and conditions:

  • Normal Localgiving donation and memberships terms and conditions apply. See Localgiving website for details: 

  • Gift Aid will not be matched

  • Updates of the funds available will be posted on the MK Community Foundation website daily on Monday to

  • Friday throughout the course of the match.

  • An email will be sent to all groups when the funds have gone. It is the responsibility of groups to ensure that the MK Community Foundation has the correct email address.

  • The MK Community Foundation website will be updated when the funds have gone.

  • Donations made after the fund is spent will not be matched.

  • Existing direct debits that are paid during the challenge will be matched.

  • New direct debits that are set up and paid during the challenge will be matched.

  • Donations made through fundraising, appeals, or the main donation page will be matched.

  • Groups will be allowed up to £1,000 worth of donations matched. This can be achieved through many individual donations or one £1,000 donation.

  • Groups that register for the Margaret Powell Foundation Fund will also be eligible to have donations match from the unrestricted pot.

  • Groups are responsible for tracking their own donations, and notifying supporters when they have reached the maximum matchable total of £1,000.

  • Groups are responsible for ensuring all contact information is correct with both Localgiving and the MK Community Foundation.

  • Groups will be sent a cheque for the amount of their match within 1 month of the closing date of the match challenge.

  • A charge of £20 will be levied for any match cheque reissue not necessitated through fault or error by the MK Community Foundation, such as incorrect or out of date contact information supplied or cheques lost by recipients.

Contact our Programmes Team on today 01908 690276, or email

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