Crowdfund Plymouth: Call for Crowdfunding support

Crowdfund Plymouth has raised almost £1million for crowdfunding projects across the city, becoming one of the UK’s most innovative crowdfunding cities. We want to make sure there is the support in place to keep it that way!Crowdfunder and Plymouth City Council are looking for expressions of interest from local businesses who would like to provide[…]

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Got a good idea to help kids in Birmingham?

 Council matches funding for local community crowdfunded projects to tackle the battle of the bulge with an innovative city-wide campaign As the health and wellbeing of young people and children in the local area continues to be of paramount importance, Birmingham City Council (BCC) is supporting residents who want to “take action now” – with[…]

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: Harmony

 It’s no secret that we believe in the power of a Crowd. From the innovative to the everyday, amazing things can happen when people come together. Here’s five movers and shakers, live on Crowdfunder right now. Springboard Youth AcademyCheck out this unique programme for young asylum-seekers and refugees, piloting this summer. £11,570 (96%) raised from 126 supporters TechPixiesWith training, support and[…]

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: Elemental

 ElementalWe’ve been battling the elements this week at Crowdfunder HQ in Newquay, with wintery wind and wild water swirling around outside. Nature can be harsh, but also gentle, warm and nurturing – something these five projects are making the most of.If you want the rainbow, you have to put up with the rain. Bird SunglassesThere’s more[…]

How crowdfunding works for fashion and design projects

Today we are giving away £1,000 to two top-notch fashion and design business ideas. Want to win? Check out the competition page to enter.Winners will need to be raising money on Crowdfunder in February to receive the £1,000 pledge. And hey, even if you don’t win you can still crowdfund to make your great idea happen.We’re turning[…]

The Fiver: Deliciously nutritious

 Warm your heart, feed your bellyI love food – it’s no secret. While the promise of a hearty mouthful is enough to get my tummy rumbling, finding food that does the world some good is even better.Here’s five fabulous foodie treats for you this Friday afternoon. Bon appetit!SupertreatsMade with healthy natural ingredients, these little bars[…]

The Fiver: Doing it differently

Shout out to the mavericksWe’re all a little bonkers, I think. This week we’re celebrating quirkiness and relishing originality. Let’s go forth and embrace our weirdness!Here’s five projects rocking the boat on Crowdfunder right now:#InvestInHappyThe stuff that makes us truly happy is often undervalued and ignored. This small (but mighty) charity are on a mission[…]

The Fiver: One and all

Hello 2017!Here at Crowdfunder HQ in Newquay, we’ve a spring in our step and the wind in our sails. The new year is positively brimming with opportunity.Let’s start 2017 off with five fantastic projects that connect us all, live and funding on Crowdfunder right now. Real Junk Food ManchesterFeeding bellies, not bins. Manchester’s first pay-as-you-feel cafe,[…]