Sports Crowdfunding: Plymouth Argyle Ladies FC

When Plymouth Argyle Ladies FC got promoted to the Women’s Premier League for the 2014/15 season itwas a great day for football fans all over the county. But if there success was to be continued, they’d need vital funds to cover costs for their matches, training and everything that goes with it.The team decided to[…]

Sports crowdfunding: Nicola Noble’s 7 top tips

When student Nicola Noble missed out on a Sports Scholarship, she could have given up her dream of completing in the Sprint Duathlon at the European Championships. But she didn’t – she discovered Crowdfunder instead. After attending a Crowdfunder workshop at Plymouth University, the second year Occupational Therapy student decided to set up her own project. She[…]

Devon FA aims to score big as #DevonFootball crowdfunding campaign kicks off at County-wide Festival of Football with Crowdfunder UK

Football clubs across Devon are launching crowdfunding projects to raise the funds they need for more sustainable, community led futures.Following the announcement of a partnership between Devon FA and the UK’s leading crowdfunding platform, Crowdfunder, the first FA clubs across the county are launching funding projects for their football kit, equipment, competitions and larger capital[…]

Crowdfunding Football Clubs: Ten Top Tips

After Grimsby Town FC missed out on promotion to the Football League in May, their fans and the Mariners Trust decided to set up a Crowdfunder campaign to help their manager buy new players. 50 days, 2000+ pledges and £110,000 later, we can safely say that Grimsby Town FC has scored big. They gave us[…]

Crowdfunding football: How Grimsby Town FC raised £110,000 on Crowdfunder

After Grimsby Town FC missed out on promotion to the Football League in May, their fans and the Mariners Trust decided to set up a Crowdfunder campaign to help their manager buy new players.50 days, 2000+ pledges and £110,000 later, we can safely say that Grimsby Town FC has scored big as one of the[…]

Crowdfunding for sport – Cornish cricket fields a googly!

Cricket-lovers in Cornwall and organisers of the sport determined to increase participation and community support have launched an innovative county-wide fundraising initiative to boost the game and halt falling numbers of people enjoying it.Cornwall Cricket CEO Sean Hooper and fundraising organisation Crowdfunder have teamed up to help create a sustainable future for cricket in Cornwall after[…]

How to raise £219,000 in 28 days on Crowdfunder: The Wave: Bristol

The Wave: Bristol raised over £200,000 with Crowdfunder in a phenomenally successful crowdfunding campaign. If we can put the campaign’s triumphs down to one thing it would be the project’s extensive network – a brilliantly coordinated team of surfers, sustainability experts, charities and marketing professionals.

Plymouth sportswoman crowdfunds her way to the European Championships

Sportswoman Nicola Noble will represent Great Britain in the Sprint Duathlon at the European Championships 2015 after raising more than £1,000 with the help of Crowdfunder and Plymouth University. Second year Occupational Therapist student, Nicola qualified to compete in the championships in Alcobendas, Spain but faced the additional funding challenge of getting herself and her bike[…]

Crowdfunding for First Class Futures

Durham County Cricket Club is a first class, professional club with an international reputation for developing young talent – but no central facility for the county’s young cricketers. But following a successful Crowdfunder campaign last year all that is set to change, with the creation of a new nursery ground. Local youngsters have helped Durham to win[…]

FRE-Flyers raise £20k for grassroots Hockey Club in East London

Guest post from the International Hockey Association on the crowdfunding success of the UK’s most-recently formed Hockey Club – the FRE-Flyers!  The FRE-Flyers have their sights set on league hockey after successfully raising £20,000 through a crowdfunding appeal. Friendship, Respect and Excellence are the three core values that run through the FRE Flyers Hockey Club, which was formed as[…]

1D’s Louis Tomlinson launches 2m Crowdfunder Campaign to support Doncaster Rovers

Louis Tomlinson and John Ryan team up to launch crowdfunding campaign to raise £2 million for The Tomlinson Ryan Trust to support Doncaster Rovers on Crowdfunder. Louis Tomlinson, footballer and member of the band One Direction, and John Ryan, businessman and previous Chairman of Doncaster Rovers, are launching a crowdfunding campaign today with Crowdfunder to support Doncaster Rovers football club.The campaign will[…]