Council matches funding for local community crowdfunded projects to tackle the battle of the bulge with an innovative city-wide campaign As the health and wellbeing of young people and children in the local area continues to be of paramount importance, Birmingham City Council (BCC) is supporting residents who want to “take action now” – with[…]
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[…]
ElementalWe’ve been battling the elements this week at Crowdfunder HQ in Newquay, with wintery wind and wild water swirling around outside. Nature can be harsh, but also gentle, warm and nurturing – something these five projects are making the most of.If you want the rainbow, you have to put up with the rain. Bird SunglassesThere’s more[…]
Raise the curtain, roll the cameras!Here’s five fantastic film, theatre and music projects that’ll have the critics roaring… Black IslandIf you like swashbuckling and Caribbean rum, then you’ll enjoy this short film about a marooned 18th-century pirate. ARRR!£1,120 (44%) raised from 19 supporters OFFSIDEFollowing four women from across the centuries who live, breathe and play football –[…]
Today we are giving away £1,000 to two inspiring charity and community groups. 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 from 123 Reg. And hey, even if you don’t win you can still crowdfund to make your[…]
Warm your heart, feed your bellyI love food – it’s no secret. While the promise of a hearty mouthful is enough to get my tummy rumbling, finding food that does the world some good is even better.Here’s five fabulous foodie treats for you this Friday afternoon. Bon appetit!SupertreatsMade with healthy natural ingredients, these little bars[…]
More United is a movement using people-power to influence our politics. They’ll use crowdfunding to support candidates and MPs who stand by pre-defined values, regardless of what party they are from, and help them get elected.To launch More United, the organisation have started a project on Crowdfunder. In just 48hours, their project had raised over[…]
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[…]
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.
M&S Energy have again come together with energyShare and Crowdfunder for The M&S Energy Community Energy Fund, enabling more communities in the UK to generate renewable energy and become environmentally and financially sustainable.
Spike Island Cafe has reached it’s Crowdfunder target and is now pushing ahead with renovating the unique community eatery in Bristol, which prides itself on serving local, organic, sustainable, ethical and delicious foods.
In September 2015, community group DD8 Music decided to crowdfund a statue of AC/DC legend Bon Scott for their home town of Kirriemuir, Angus. People were quick to get behind the idea. Kirriemuir already has a few things honouring Bon in the town, including Bon Scott Place, and an annual music festival, Bonfest, but looked to add the statue to their repertoire.
Following on from the launch of their crowdfunding campaign in partnership with Crowdfunder.co.uk, Devon FA are now able to further support football clubs across Devon with match funding for innovative projects thanks to sponsor Carl Throgmorton.
Crowdfunding for horticultural projects is the topic of conversation in today’s Guardian, so we want to celebrate our favourite garden projects both past and present!
London Bike Kitchen!