Calling all students! Shape the kind of future that you want to see by making your ideas happen with Crowdfunder

“We cannot always build the future for our youth, but we can build our youth for the future.”It is so important that, as a community, we strive towards providing the best possible start in life for the youth of today, but equally, it is also important that we create the space for them to have[…]

Are you thinking about launching a business in 2018? You NEED to read this…

Launching a business is not easy. As well as having the solid foundations for your business idea, you also need to find how people respond to your idea, gain a following, and on top of all that, you need to work out how to finance the whole thing! Well, we’ll let you in on a[…]

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[…]

Borders aren’t blockers: The UK based crowdfunded businesses that are exporting worldwide

Crowdfunding is a great way for UK based businesses that have the ambition to export, or are already meeting demand internationally, to increase brand awareness and gain validation from the Crowd that there is a want for their product to be available on a larger scale. The ideas and businesses that know that borders aren’t[…]

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[…]

We heard that beer tastes better when it’s community owned. What do you think?

Communities all over the UK are rallying together to save their much-loved pubs from demolished futures by taking ownership of the asset. In the current economic climate, with new figures highlighting that as many as 29 pubs are being closed down each week, it’s no surprise that communities are fighting back to save the institution[…]

Social enterprises are seeing great success with our match funding partners – and here’s why…

Crowdfunder.co.uk collaborates with match funding partners to transform the face of grant distribution throughout the UK. We know that these 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[…]

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[…]

Project Focus: GoCode Academy

GoCode Academy are on a mission to provide digital skills and inspire the next generation of technology entrepreneurs. After winning a pledge of £1,000 from a competition that Crowdfunder.co.uk ran in partnership with GoDaddy to support startup businesses, GoCode Academy then went on to raise over £20,000 throughout their crowdfunding campaign. We caught up with Robert from[…]

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[…]

On the tenth day of crowdfunding, let’s take a look at this – ten cyclists pedalling!

Welcome to The 12 Days Of Crowdfunding… a celebration of our top picks from 2017 – and trust me, there were a lot to choose from. We take our hats off to all of our project owners, who are a collection of some of the finest changemakers out there. They are working hard everyday to[…]

On the ninth day of crowdfunding, let’s take a look at this – nine swimmers paddling!

Welcome to The 12 Days Of Crowdfunding… a celebration of our top picks from 2017 – and trust me, there were a lot to choose from. We take our hats off to all of our project owners, who are a collection of some of the finest changemakers out there. They are working hard everyday to[…]