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The Fiver: Harmony

 It’s no secret that we believe in the power of a Crowd. From the innovative to the everyday, amazing things can happen when people come together. Here’s five movers and shakers, live on Crowdfunder right now. Springboard Youth AcademyCheck out this unique programme for young asylum-seekers and refugees, piloting this summer. £11,570 (96%) raised from 126 supporters TechPixiesWith training, support and[…]

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From Frome to Birmingham – £495,000 of grants for local projects

Keen crowdfunders know how brilliant crowdfunding is for turning individual projects into reality – but increasingly whole communities are now launching campaigns with funds to make ideas happen in their area.Two shining examples are Birmingham and Frome who today are launching two campaigns with funds and coaching designed to support local projects.Birmingham City Council have[…]

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How crowdfunding works for fashion and design projects

Today we are giving away £1,000 to two top-notch fashion and design business ideas. Want to win? Check out the competition page to enter.Winners will need to be raising money on Crowdfunder in February to receive the £1,000 pledge. And hey, even if you don’t win you can still crowdfund to make your great idea happen.We’re turning[…]

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Take two – Crowdfunding for the same film twice

 What if you’ve already successfully raised funds for your film via crowdfunding, but need to go another round? Proceed with caution.Running a second crowdfunding project for the same film can be very tricky, particularly if you’ve not yet delivered on the rewards from the first round. In most cases, your inner circle will have already[…]

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Invest in a project of passion – The Times

We’ve been featured in The Times talking of the importance, and growth, of Civic Crowdfunding – “Invest in a project of passion.”Jess Ratty was quoted on the front page of Times “Money Splash” “We work with councils and businesses with charity budgets to find out how best to spend their money. It is revolutionising the[…]