Going Surfing With The Wave Project

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[…]

Charity Fundraising: CoppaFeel! Launches Boobette Crowdfunder Campaign for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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[…]

Crowdfunding Charities: Huge response to crowdfunded newspaper ads campaign opposing repeal of Human Rights Act

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[…]

Crowdfunding Charities: 9 of the best UK charity crowdfunds

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[…]

The only way is UP!

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[…]

How crowdfunding saved the Nightshelter

“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,[…]

Charity fundraising just got easier…

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[…]

Crowdfunding a life-changing toilet

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,[…]

Kids Company launch UK’s largest ever charity Crowdfunder

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[…]

A life-changing Christmas Dinner – with some help from Crowdfunder

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[…]