Our community is tackling and improving sustainability throughout the UK

With the latest statistics depicting a tale of horror, it is now believed that around 18 million tonnes of food, from both households and businesses, is finding its way into landfill each year throughout the UK.To put it simply, we are either buying too much food, or not using it in time, and the incredibly[…]

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[…]

New milestone in political engagement from the crowd

We are proud to have just passed 100,000 members who are supporting political projects on Crowdfunder.co.uk. Our community is making a stand to activate the political change that they want to see – that’s the empowering nature of crowdfunding.In this era of dynamic political debate, the number of people becoming politically engaged will continue to grow. Here are[…]

The Essential Checklist: Your Community Shares Crowdfunder Campaign

A community share offering can both unite and raise investment from the very people which an enterprise intends to benefit.You’ve done your research about community shares and what acquiring a locally-owned asset could mean for your community, but how do you go about beginning this process? We’ve put together an Essential Checklist that will help you[…]

Project Focus: Munching Caterpillars

Butterfly Conservation returned to the Crowdfunder platform to run their sixth project. With a total of £53.1K raised so far, they have just achieved their biggest success yet!Butterfly Conservation represent the definition of both nature lovers and Crowdfunder.co.uk veterans, with a goal in their most recent project to inspire a new generation of wildlife guardians for[…]

Why Do We Need Community Shares?

A community share offering can both unite and raise investment from the very people which an enterprise intends to benefit.Crowdfunder.co.uk helps to facilitate community owned assets, with an active network of thousands of people investing in and supporting community enterprises. From shops and piers through to football clubs and farms – the list of sectors[…]

Want To Have Your Say In Today’s Story?

A community share offering can unite and raise investment from the very people which an enterprise intends to benefit.With news publications reaching a staggering 47.5 million adults across the UK, via newspapers and online, it’s clear that we want to get the scoop on today’s story – and that’s before even considering the reach of[…]

Ever Thought About Owning Your Local Pub?

For many community owned businesses, a community share offering is a great way to raise investment from the very people which the enterprise intends to benefit.In the current economic climate, with new figures showing as many as 29 pubs being closed down each week, it’s no surprise that communities are fighting back and rallying together[…]

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[…]

The Fiver: Oh snap

 The next six weeks promises to be a rollercoaster ride of policy pushing, opinion flinging and big colourful rosettes.Grab a seat in the front row. Let’s roll. Fish Finger for MPLooking to net his plaice in the house of commons, one fish finger is raising a few squid for his campaign.£2,227 (445%) raised from 140 supporters Vote[…]

The Fiver: Indulgence

 It’s Friday. Summer is just around the corner. If that’s not a good enough reason for a little indulgence, I don’t know what is. Cheers! One GinThis unique botanical spirit funds life-changing water projects the world’s poorest communities.£8,400 (42%) raised from 100 supporters ARAN BakeryThese Scottish bakers are raising some dough for their artisan loaves.£7,765 (97%) raised from[…]

The Fiver: That’s the ticket

 That’s the ticketHere’s the five hottest tickets on Crowdfunder right now.Don’t wait up. Samphire FestivalBring the whole family along to this award-winning independent music and arts festival by the sea.£5,865 (49%) raised from 44 supporters Space&RockBag a VIP ticket to the launch event for Space&Rock, where funky brides and grooms can find weird and wonderful venues.£4,400 (44%)[…]

The Fiver: In the spotlight

Raise the curtain, roll the cameras!Here’s five fantastic film, theatre and music projects that’ll have the critics roaring… Black IslandIf you like swashbuckling and Caribbean rum, then you’ll enjoy this short film about a marooned 18th-century pirate. ARRR!£1,120 (44%) raised from 19 supporters OFFSIDEFollowing four women from across the centuries who live, breathe and play football –[…]