Why give a significant donation to Unicef?

  • We are the world's leading organisation working for children in over 190 countries
  • We have over 60 years' experience in delivering lasting change and in responding to the evolving challenges children around the world are facing
  • We work with communities and governments to tackle the root causes as well as the symptoms of problems directly affecting children
  • Wherever a humanitarian emergency happens Unicef is there (allowing us to respond within 48 hours)
  • We deliver long-term, sustainable solutions as well as addressing children’s immediate need
  • We have the largest supply network in the world - this enables us to achieve cost savings and rapidly deliver essential supplies to wherever they are needed, by land, sea or air
  • We have helped develop simple, affordable and innovative solutions to complicated problems 

What we offer philanthropists

  • Dedicated support from a member of our Philanthropy team
  • A choice of how your donation is used.* You can either leave it to us to use your donation wherever children's needs are greatest, or you can give to a specific programme or area of work - for example, to help children in humanitarian emergencies
  • Specific initiatives that you can support, including the Girls' Investment Fund Taskforce, the Liberia Initiative and our Global Guardians Programme
  • Invitations to exclusive events, including our annual, star-studded gala event, the Halloween Ball
  • Tailored proposals
  • Regular reporting back on the impact of your donation
  • The chance to see our projects first hand*
  • The chance to make a genuine difference to the lives of the most vulnerable children 
  • Opportunities to involve your children and family with your philanthropy

dependant on the level of investment

Get in touch

If you are an individual philanthropist or looking to make a big donation as a family we would love to hear from you. You can contact us at philanthropy@unicef.org.uk and a member of our Philanthropy Team will be in touch.

Become a Global Guardian by making a big donation © UNICEF/NYHQ2011-0488/Marta Ramoneda
Your donation can help support child-friendly spaces where they are most needed. A child smiles as he speaks with a psychologist at a UNICEF-supported child-friendly space at a camp on the Tunisian border with Libya, March 2011© UNICEF/NYHQ2011-0488/Marta Ramoneda