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[…]
The Bridge are helping struggling men and women to beat drug and alcohol addiction, and then thrive in their local community.We caught up with Ben Kyte, project owner of The Bridge, Birmingham, to talk about their crowdfunding success. Why did you decide to Crowdfund?We had been running a supporter appeal and were looking for ways to[…]
The Wave Project, a local charity that provides surfing and mentoring to vulnerable and disadvantaged children and young people, successfully crowdfunded their second project, Gone Surfing, with Crowdfunder.co.uk back in December. We caught up with them this morning at the opening of their Newquay Surf Unit to see how life after their campaign has been[…]
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[…]
Somerford Youth Club in Dorset raised £2,000 on Crowdfunder. Read our interview with project coordinator Jae Harris about their inspiring project. This project is part of the #CrowdfundDorset campaign.
Breast cancer charity CoppaFeel! has today announced their first Crowdfunder campaign to raise money for their Boobettes – the power rangers of the boob world!Boobettes are volunteers who reach out to community groups, schools and businesses across the UK to help raise awareness of breast cancer. With nearly 12,000 people dying from breast cancer every[…]
1,000 people pledge to pay for newspaper adverts in first few hours of new campaign‘The repeal of this Act could lead to an unravelling of progress on human rights across the world’ – Kate AllenAmnesty International has received a huge response to a new crowdfunded newspaper adverts campaign calling on the recently-appointed Justice Secretary Michael[…]
9 of the UK’s best charity crowdfunding projects – picked from our Crowdfunder Academy coaches for charity innovation in fundraising, great rewards and fantastic crowdfunding campaigns. Kids Company, a charity that supports vulnerable children with hot meals, clothing and general support, raised more than £100,000 on Crowdfunder and leads the UK in innovation in fundraising by[…]
Guest blog by the fantastic team behind The Up Project – a Crowdfunder campaign that aims to provide baby slings for disadvantaged projects across the UK: Its been a busy few months behind the scenes to get our Crowdfunder campaign up and running. We wanted to make it as successful as we could, so there was no rushing[…]
“We were in an all or nothing situation and Crowdfunder gave us an all or nothing opportunity,” says Ceri Taylor, communications officer for the Nightshelter in Cardiff, explaining why the charity turned to crowdfunding when it found itself in crisis. Cuts to local authority funding left the emergency nightshelter, which is run by The Wallich charity,[…]
Kids Company brightened up the Christmas of over 15,000 vulnerable people in London, Bristol and Liverpool this year, following an outstanding charity crowdfunding campaign with Crowdfunder.The charity raised over £100,000 in less than two months, making it possible to send out thousands of food parcels and host a party for 4,000 vulnerable children on Christmas Day.Children enjoyed[…]
As the mum of a little boy with disabilities, Laura Moore knew only too well what a difference having a fully-accessible toilet in Worthing town centre could make. She used Crowdfunder to raise funds for this vital facility, and got local businesses on board to make her campaign a resounding success.Laura raised an incredible £6,286,[…]
Children’s charity Kids Company is facing unprecedented numbers of vulnerable children and young people seeking their support this Christmas.To help them meet this challenge they have turned to Crowdfunder. They were surprised and moved by the kindness of the public when over a thousand people responded to the plight of their children by pledging over[…]
Christmas should be a joyful occasion, full of friends, family and laughter. But for young adults who have recently left care it can be a day to dread. Many spend Christmas on their own, in lonely bedsits or hostels. Last year, a pop-up Manchester organisation decided to give care-leavers a Christmas dinner to remember. And[…]
Charities are able to claim Gift Aid as part of a crowdfunding campaign. For those that are eligible, it’s a really simple process and could help you raise a significant amount more for your cause – find out how!