Crowdfund Cornwall is on the lookout for beach cleans and community projects

Cornwall Council are working with Crowdfunder.co.uk to offer Crowdfund Cornwall; an initiative that supports not-for-profit organisations working with local communities down in Cornwall. This +Extra funding opportunity aims to inspire all, including individuals, community groups, charities and businesses, to enhance nature and grow local projects.On offer are two pots of additional funding, the first being the Grow[…]

March: Crowdfunder Projects In The News

Our Crowd of project owners, both past and present, are some of the biggest change makers out there and we love nothing more at Crowdfunder HQ than spotting them in the press. Whether it be on the radio, in the newspaper or online, it’s great to see the good news spreading of their success.Here are our[…]

Get your best business pitch ready because VOOM is back and it’s bigger than ever

It’s time to brush up on your pitching skills because #VOOM is back and we’re on the lookout for uniquely brilliant businesses and bright ideas to take part.Enter #VOOM here.With a cut of £1m in prizes on offer and the opportunity to pitch to Richard Branson for more exposure than you can shake a stick[…]

February: 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 the newspaper or online, it’s great to see the good news spreading of their success.Here are our top picks[…]

Want to win £1k? We’re about to kick off an unmissable competition and we want to know… What’s Your Idea?

Please note – What’s Your Idea? is no longer taking applications. Keep an eye out on our Facebook page for any upcoming competitions! Are you launching a business in 2018? Looking to drive social or environmental impact to a community? Or maybe you’re working on a project to keep your local beach free of plastic pollution?[…]

January: 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 the newspaper or online, it’s great to see the good news spreading of their success.Here are our top picks[…]

New crowdfunding support available through the Reach Fund

Charities and social enterprises looking to raise investment via Crowdfunder.co.uk 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 MD Phil Geraghty talks about the company’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[…]

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[…]