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[…]

M&S Energy Fund 2017: meet the winners of £300k

With up to £300k available for renewable community energy projects and technologies across the UK, twenty-five projects have now been announced as the winners of the M&S Energy Community Energy Fund. Now in it’s third year, the M&S Energy Fund hunted once again for the best community groups (such as sports clubs, schools and local libraries)[…]

Crowdfunder, Propel by Deloitte and Voom are offering exporting businesses a chance to win £1k

We are partnering with Propel by Deloitte and Voom to give away a share of £5k to five different business ideas that are currently exporting, or looking to export in the future.In partnership with the Exporting Is GREAT campaign, the competition aims to raise awareness of the rising demand for exporting businesses and the help[…]

Project Focus: The Christmas Dinner

Returning for their fourth crowdfunding campaign, The Christmas Dinner is an initiative set up by author and broadcaster Lemn Sissay, to provide a memorable Christmas experience to care leavers throughout the UK.The Christmas Dinner is strictly not a charity, nor a Social Enterprise. It has no logo, and has no aspirations to become any kind[…]

Made In Hackney receive £22k match funding from Santander Changemaker Fund

Award winning community kitchen and cookery school, Made In Hackney, are back crowdfunding for the second time. Looking to grow the project and secure their future, they want to help thousands more people through their life-changing cookery and food growing courses.Launched in 2012, Made In Hackney has already helped 6,000 people in London to gain[…]

Crowdfunder to work with The Design Council to bring new UK designs to life and to the market

Crowdfunder.co.uk has announced a new partnership with the Design Council to support and encourage UK businesses to design innovative new products and get them to market.The UK’s #1 rewards-based crowdfunding platform is collaborating with The Design Council’s Spark 2018 initiative, a support and funding programme designed to help turn bright ideas in commercially successful products.[…]

We are collaborating with local authorities to make ideas happen

We work in partnership with 20 councils to improve the way in which funds are distributed to community projects all over the UK, so that together, we can make more ideas happen. Thoughts of lengthy application processes and slow response rates may come to mind when thinking about the prospect of contacting your local Council[…]

Entrepreneurs go head to head to win funds for their great new business ideas

Crowdfunder and GoDaddy join forces in a bid to support startup businesses, by offering a share of £10,000 to ten different business ideas.Running over five days in early October, the GoDaddy £1k Giveaway asked entrepreneurs and start up businesses to submit their big ideas via Facebook or directly to the Crowdfunder website.With two winners for[…]

4 reasons to invest in Crowdfunder

Si Deverell, Co-founder and Creative Director at Crowdfunder, talks about what the heart of crowdfunding really looks like. The Together Project creates joyful experiences that unite the young and old in order to strengthen communities and tackle loneliness.“60% of elderly people living in care homes have never received a single visitor. The isolation and impact on[…]

Turning ideas into investable businesses

Crowdfunder.co.uk is a rewards based crowdfunding platform that enables the crowd to support projects that they care about – we make ideas happen. You can help us to continue making great ideas a reality by joining over 1,000 investors and becoming a shareholder in Crowdfunder.Also featured on the Crowdcube blog here. Start up businesses and entrepreneurial[…]

Cornwall’s community is uniting to invest in their future

Crowdfunder is where ideas come to bloom and nearly all of our successful projects are delivering positive social impact across the whole of the UK – the possibilities are endless. We believe that communities should be empowered to turn their ideas, that all have the extraordinary potential to improve lives, into reality. Crowdfunder HQ is located[…]