Community Channel announced today that it had received a pledge from Sky to invest £150,000 to match fund other donations supporting its campaign to stay on air after the end of June.
GlenWyvis Distillery have now raised £1 million of investment, making them the first project on Crowdfunder to reach the milestone.
Community Shares are an effective way of raising essential funding, by offering supporters a chance to own shares in something they passionately care about.
With so much going on in the Community Shares world, take a look at what some of our projects have been up to.
GlenWyvis launches its Community Share Offer to raise over £1.5m of investment that will help to put whisky distilling back at the heart of Dingwall.
Both Dave Boyle (The Community Shares Co) and Nicole Hamilton (The Plunkett Foundation) joined forces with Crowdfunder this week for a webinar, giving you all the info you need on community shares offers for pubs.
The Duke of Marlborough is a 500 year-old inn located in Somersham, Suffolk. Its owners wanted to retire and sell up, but the prospect of redevelopment threatened this vital community asset with permanent closure.
Community shares allow people to invest in the things that really matter to them and can help society evolve for the better.
Businesses receive funds from multiple avenues and crowdfunding is an integral part of the mix. It validates ideas and proves business models.
FC United of Manchester raised £2m from Community Shares & £51k from crowdfunding. They’re an inspiring story for anyone interested in community enterprise.
With a record 29 pubs closing each week, communities are fighting back to keep their pubs open using the power of the crowd – including a group of volunteers in Somersham in the heart of rural Suffolk.The community behind the latest pub in the UK to crowdfund a community share issue has raised over £175,000[…]
Now offering Community Shares, Crowdfunder’s first share issue, Positive News, has raised £263,000 from their readers, supporters and journalists. The vast public support for this project reflects the growing trend for social investment across the UK – where communities are coming together to save their local pubs, develop community energy projects and take control of[…]
Have you heard the news? Crowdfunder has launched “Owned By The Crowd” – community shares for community businesses, organisations and charities across the UK. It’s an exciting time for us, and we wanted to share with you some of the UK’s top community shares that have already taken place so you can get a flavour for[…]
Crowdfunder is set to revolutionise UK community funding as it launches its first community share offer in partnership with The Community Share Company. The Community Shares Company has worked on some of the most-high profile British community share offers to date including Hastings Pier, the first ever UK charity to issue community shares. Community shares[…]