Ocean City Powerchair Football Club raised £5,000 with Crowdfunder. Read our interview with Head Coach Helen Phelps-Starbuck about their inspiring project.
In September 2015, community group DD8 Music decided to crowdfund a statue of AC/DC legend Bon Scott for their home town of Kirriemuir, Angus. People were quick to get behind the idea. Kirriemuir already has a few things honouring Bon in the town, including Bon Scott Place, and an annual music festival, Bonfest, but looked to add the statue to their repertoire.
Following the tragic loss of their son Jimmy Mizen, Margaret and Barry Mizen were determined to make a positive change to society, opening Café of Good Hope. After the café suffered during floods, the team looked to crowdfunding to repair the damage.
A former lawn tennis courts in the heart of Plymouth fell into disuse. It was earmarked for development but Collings Park Trust and the local community wanted to turn it into a community garden instead.
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The battle between cabbies and Uber has been brewing for a while now. Uber launched in 2009 and now has a transport network covering 311 cities in 58 countries. Whilst some transport users are big fans, many abhor it.One such person is Artemis Mercer, who launched Action for Cabbies in a bid to shut Uber[…]
The Globe FoweyWhen he was rejected for by the banks in his quest to renovate The Globe, landlord Tony Goodman decided not to get mad… Instead he got Ratty! After seeing Jess (Marketing Manager, Crowdfunder) speak at an event in December Tony was inspired, and in just 5 days he crowdfunded his original £10,000 target.Check[…]
Crowdfunding has it’s place for business, charities and individuals and it’s also making it’s mark on the world of sport – creating sustainable futures for grassroots sports. We want to share with you the story of a project which has it’s roots firmly in Cornwall and also in Devon – and will be improving opportunities[…]
When budget cuts threatened Moseley’s Christmas lights, the community looked to crowdfunding to help. Budget cuts meant that Birmingham City Council can no longer fund Christmas lights in Moseley. Extra resources are available for certain areas that have large land and property owners who can become a large sponsor, of places that fall within the Business[…]
Better Bristol – Roll for the Soul, a community focused bike café in Bristol that overfunded back in October 2012.
Teenager Olivia Cork lost her leg to osteosarcoma (bone cancer) at the age of 14. Determined not to let her disability get in her way, she has gone on to raise thousands of pounds for charity alongside training as a para-athlete.
A third of food in the UK never gets eaten, yet 13 million people in this country are struggling to afford to eat.
Moseley in Lights formed as a volunteer group through Moseley Forum in 2013 to help fundraise and organise the Christmas Lights switch on event in Moseley.
Among the noise that can be Christmas, there comes a man & a poet Lemn Sissay, who quietens the noise and reminds them there is more to this annual holiday.