In a world where climate change, waste, and pollution are consistently making the news, we’re celebrating projects finding new and exciting ways to bring people and planet back together.
Read how the people of Ernesettle raised £10K for a a community hub for residents with green fingers, that produces fresh fruit, vegetables and flowers.
We’re focusing on some awesome projects that reconnect us with the four basic elements: earth, water, fire and ale.
After successfully crowdfunding in December 2015, today (28th April) marks National England’s opening of the new tower hide at Shapwick Heath National Nature Reserve in Somerset.
Crowdfunding for horticultural projects is the topic of conversation in today’s Guardian, so we want to celebrate our favourite garden projects both past and present!
Sole of Discretion is the brainchild of restaurateur Caroline Bennett. She’s been concerned for years about the state of fish stocks and thought there must be a way to reward fishers who do things properly. But high street banks weren’t interested.
A third of food in the UK never gets eaten, yet 13 million people in this country are struggling to afford to eat.
We’re on a mission to change the way we think about waste. UK homes are binning a days worth of food a week! 16% of food we take home we throw away.
In summer 2013 Clare and Andy Monson launched a campaign to help finance Enchanted Acres – a permaculture project which aims to pass on sustainable living skills, free of charge. To their delight they ended up beating their target of £3,400 and one year on they are hard at work making their dream a reality. Permaculture[…]
Singer-songwriter and environmentalist, Natalie Fee, talks about Laysan Albatross, marine plastic pollution and crowdfunding in this guest post for the Crowdfunder Blog.
Using the power of I Bought a Rainforest to engender interest, The Crees Foundation launched a Crowdfunder campaign to enable them to further help local people to build a sustainable future for themselves and for the rainforest.
Go Wild Nature Kits – helping children and their families explore nature and the great outdoors.
For the last month or two we have been really busy attending Natural Connection workshops with the team there and Simon Pearson and Ellie Eaton, from Real Ideas Organisation.
Over Christmas we caught up with Jim Strutton, of Green Ventures, to talk all about his amazing project and what a rubbish ride really means for him and his team. Green Ventures is a charity that recycles used bicycles to make trikes. We absolutely love this project at Crowdfunder HQ and hope you do too! Going live within the next few weeks – keep an eye on the site!
Emily Smith grabs a quick chat with Bruno, of New Leaf Educational Gardens, who has a vision to crowdfund a greenhouse – a vision we love! The project will be coming to the site very soon but in the mean time here is a quick overview of the plan and what the project will entail.