New crowdfunding support available through the Reach Fund

Charities and social enterprises looking to raise investment via will now be able to apply for a Reach Fund grant.The Reach Fund, funded by Access (The Foundation for Social Investment and managed by Social Investment Business), allows organisations – known as Access Points – to refer charities and social enterprises to apply for grants[…]

Crowdfunder’s MD Phil Geraghty talks about Crowdfunder’s recent fundraise and what the future holds

Over the last few months, Crowdfunder has been fundraising for itself by asking investors to take a share in the business so that we can help thousands more projects across the UK and grow. We are delighted to welcome on board over 1,000 new shareholders, raising a total of £1.2m.We wanted to take a moment[…]

December: Crowdfunder Projects In The News

It’s been a busy month for all of our brilliant project owners, both past and present, and we love nothing more at Crowdfunder HQ than spotting them in the press.Whether it be on the radio, in newspapers or online, it’s great to see the good news spreading of their success.Here are our top picks from[…]

Women take the lead in Crowdfunding success

In July 2017 the PWC Report ‘Women Unbound’ reported that ‘In an analysis of over 450,000 seed crowdfunding campaigns across the globe it shows that women-led campaigns reached their funding target more often than male-led campaigns: in fact, campaigns led by women across the world in 2015 and 2016 were 32% more successful than those[…]

We are kicking off 2018 with an unmissable opportunity, and we want to have you on board…

10 partners, 100 winners and £100k up for grabs… All of this amplified into £1m raised for great ideas through crowdfunding. Have we got your attention yet? We’re planning something quite special to get the New Year off to a great start – but we want you to get involved. Tell me more! We are[…]

Crowdfunder recognised for their community impact at Cornwall’s very first Edge Awards

In a celebration of Cornwall’s thriving digital sector, the very first Edge Awards, hosted by Cornwall Live, took place last week at Newquay Lighthouse Cinema. In a bid to highlight the world-leading businesses that are being developed in the South West and their global impact, EDGE Awards 2017 (Excellence in Digital, Gadgetry and Entrepreneurialism) was[…]

Mother’s business incubator, Broody, invests in Crowdfunder

We are excited to welcome on board Broody, the business incubator and accelerator that is backed by leading London based advertising agency Mother, who have agreed a deal to acquire a 5% stake in Crowdfunder. Our Crowd is currently made up of over 600,000 change makers who have raised more than £45m for crowdfunding projects all[…]

Top 10 projects to support on #GivingTuesday

If you’re looking for a more meaningful trend to get on board with after the chaos of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, then look no further. We’re delighted to be an official partner of #GivingTuesday and would highly recommend pledging on one of the incredible causes that are raising funds on Crowdfunder as the perfect[…]

5 reasons why you should pledge on a Crowdfunder project on #GivingTuesday

If you’re looking for a more meaningful trend to get on board with after the chaos of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, then look no further. We’re delighted to be an official partner of #GivingTuesday and would highly recommend pledging on one of the incredible causes that are raising funds on Crowdfunder as the perfect place to[…]

Arts University Bournemouth return for a second year to celebrate student filmmakers

We are excited to work in partnership with Arts University Bournemouth (AUB) and the Bournemouth Film School (BFS) for the second year running to offer student film and documentary makers the chance to raise funds from the Crowd, on top of grants already received from the University. With a history spanning over 50 years, Bournemouth[…]

In Conversation With Rob Love: Social Investment

Crowdfunder is the UK’s #1 crowdfunding platform, but it also has aspirations to be the most effective social investment platform in the world. Is this a case of big talk from a small company, or are they really on to something?If you happen to wander into the daily morning meeting at Crowdfunder HQ, more commonly[…]

Incredible display of public support for English Heritage’s #ProjectIronBridge

The iconic Iron Bridge has raised over £27k from more than 500 supporters in less than 48 hours, illustrating a heart-warming display of public support. The appeal has picked up a huge amount of media attention, including features in The Guardian and The Times, raising awareness for a cause that clearly lies in the hearts of[…]

Looking for that perfect Christmas gift? We’ve got you covered…

We’ve hand picked some of our favourite rewards currently on offer, that will make the ideal gifts for your friends and family this Christmas. Our project owners put a lot of thought and effort into offering a huge variety of rewards, so why not give a gift with it’s own special story this Christmas? We’ve picked[…]