Back in February, we launched the Student Impact Fund in partnership with Santander. To kick things off, we offered students with 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 nine winners are now live and crowdfunding to make their great[…]
“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[…]
Sustainable Schools Advisor and Project Facilitator Rosamonde Birch talks about how the project ‘Ernesettle Discover Shack’ raised extra funds for an outdoor innovation for children’s learning.
Having seen her own little boy knocked off his bike, Sarah Watts is passionate about teaching children about road safety. She’s used her experience as a drama teacher to come up with fun and educational sessions to help children learn how to stay safe on the roads. And with the help of Crowdfunder and AXA[…]
Here at Crowdfunder we have got 1000’s of kids learning the importance of fruit by allowing them to crowdfund fruit trees with our Fruitshare campaign. We have also helped the UK’s youngest crowdfunder and a school even fund a new classroom. Now we want you! We want to show that crowdfunding is easily accessible to anyone with our brand new schools campaign.
Together, with the support of our amazing partners, and you – the crowd, we have managed to get 100,000 pupils in 600 schools planting fruit trees. This is amazing and a huge thank you to anyone involved in this fruitastic campaign.
Huge thanks to Missi Davis for writing this guest blog for us. Missi comments on how hard it can be for students accessing funds whilst studying and after graduating. Here she reflects on her thoughts.
We are so excited to be working with RIO and getting schools crowdfunding and making many children very happy. Emily Smith was lucky enough to catch up with Elinor Eaton, of RIO, to hear all about the organisation, why they are really excited to introduce crowdfunding to schools and what the plan of action is!
Last night the brand new River Cottage series to the Core kicked off and Hugh announced that The Woodland Trust would be donating packs of four fruit trees to schools, due to the overwhelming response all the first free trees have now gone. However, fear not because Crowdfunder have stepped in to take the fruity revolution to the next stage.
The Crowdfunder team get fruity as we launch our brand new campaign Fruitshare. With support from River Cottage, Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall and Channel 4 we have launched a campaign to get as many schools across the UK crowdfunding for fruit trees.
Fifteen year old Amy Jones has successfully raised £3,500 to set up Stay Strong and help young people cope with bullying. Crowdfunder HQ absolutely love this project and love that Amy can go on to share her experiences and help other young people over come fears of being bullied.
We’re shouting from the rooftops this week about all our successes and the latest project we have helped fund will enable children in a primary school in Kenya to enjoy fresh water. We love this project and want to say a massive thank you to all the backers who made this possible. The project raised[…]