Local people embrace local power #CBwkd18

Community businesses across the whole of England will be opening their doors this weekend to celebrate the positive impact that they are having on society. It’s a unique opportunity to find out more about the community businesses in your area and what you can do to get involved! Phil Geraghty, Managing Director at Crowdfunder, said,[…]

Do you have the Power To Change?

Power To Change help community businesses to flourish and have recently made their first match fund pledge on Crowdfunder.co.uk to support Norwich Mustard; a community owned cooperative that will make mustard in Norwich after Colman’s leave.Power To Change are all about supporting community groups that are looking to set up community businesses because they believe[…]

What’s Your Idea? £1k Winners: Confident Communities

Back in February, we kicked off What’s Your Idea? in partnership with GoDaddy; offering the most innovative and impactful ideas of 2018 the opportunity to win £1,000 towards a crowdfunding project. We’re pleased to announce that the winners are now live and crowdfunding to make their great ideas happen! Keep up to date with all[…]

What’s Your Idea? £1k Winners: Royal Wedding

Back in February, we kicked off What’s Your Idea? in partnership with GoDaddy; offering the most innovative and impactful ideas of 2018 the opportunity to win £1,000 towards a crowdfunding project. We’re pleased to announce that the winners are now live and crowdfunding to make their great ideas happen! Keep up to date with all[…]

Crowdfunding to prevent homelessness

With statistics revealing that homelessness in the UK is continuing to rise (the equivalent to one person in every 200 are officially recorded as homeless or living in inadequate homes), it’s clear that prevention needs to be prioritised to help reduce this figure and see more people set up in a stable home. Whilst the[…]

Female entrepreneurs lead the way in crowdfunding for a future brimming with equal opportunity

2018 has been the year that the nation has come together to celebrate a century of women voting for the kind of world that they want to live in, and we can’t help but look around and feel immensely proud here at Crowdfunder.co.uk to be surrounded by such an incredible community of entrepreneurial women who are[…]

Crowdfunding is building confidence in communities throughout the UK

We believe that communities should feel confident and empowered to make their ideas happen, and Crowdfunder.co.uk is the place to be to turn your community’s biggest dreams into reality. Ideas have this incredibly unique potential to bring about a new way of seeing or doing things, and when these ideas come into fruition, they can[…]

Are you a CIC? You might be in a prime position to receive match funding!

Crowdfunder.co.uk collaborates with match funding partners to transform the face of grant distribution throughout the UK. We know that our partners are always on the lookout for community-benefiting projects to support, meaning that charities, social enterprises and CICs are in a perfect position to receive additional funds alongside money raised from the Crowd. Whilst they[…]

It might be Blue Monday, but #mentalhealthawareness isn’t going anywhere

Blue Monday becomes a hot topic of conversation every January, with statistics suggesting that it’s expected to be the most depressing day of the year, and sure, it’s easy to see how the bleakness of this grey Monday might be contributing to the mid-winter slump. However, there’s a bigger message at play and Anita Sethi highlights[…]

Pioneering new fund sees Cornwall Councillor back public access defibrillator in Launceston

Public access defibrillators are becoming increasingly common, but it is crucial that we aim towards making them readily available in every community throughout the UK in order to save more lives. By providing a high energy electric shock to the heart through the chest wall, a defibrillator can save the life of someone who is[…]

Bridport Mind Fest makes mental health awareness the headline act

Project Focus: Bridport Mind FestWith approximately 1 in 4 people experiencing mental health problems each year in the UK*, the importance of starting conversations and raising awareness surrounding the spectrum of mental health is as important as ever. Bridport Mind Fest intended to do just this, crowdfunding to launch their first festival to celebrate the[…]

Project Focus: Stoneham Bakehouse

This community bakery looked to the crowd to raise the dough that they needed to kit out their new premises.£23,445 • 273 Supporters • 14 DaysWith deep roots laid in their local area, Stoneham Bakehouse CIC acquired new premises after two years of using generously donated oven space across the community. After realising the benefits of baking when[…]

The crowd are stretching funds to support health and well-being projects

At the heart of every Crowdfunder project is a unique idea with the extraordinary potential to change lives and with the awareness around health and well-being significantly increasing, it’s no surprise that our crowd is coming together to help one another. At Crowdfunder, we are proud to support projects that promote health and well-being to[…]