Cosima Gretton is a graduate medical student who has recently crowdfunded £2000 in order to secure her place on the prestigious Graduate Studies Program (GSP) with the Singularity University
Using the power of I Bought a Rainforest to engender interest, The Crees Foundation launched a Crowdfunder campaign to enable them to further help local people to build a sustainable future for themselves and for the rainforest.
The Santander Social Enterprise Challenge has been a great success, with projects reaching out to over 12,000 people and raising over £36,000 for their brilliant ideas.
Go Wild Nature Kits – helping children and their families explore nature and the great outdoors.
The subject of food waste has once again hit the headlines thanks to the publication of an EU report which suggests that date labelling of products is adding to the problem. The discussion paper picked up on a 2013 report which concluded that between 30% and 50% of the food which ends up on supermarket[…]
Mark Boyle is otherwise known as the Moneyless Man after he successfully lived without money for two years. Mark used Crowdfunder to raise the £9,500 which he needs to launch The Happy Pig
If you have been wondering how to smash a crowdfunding target then look no further because Stepney City Farm have recently raised 49% over their original target. This is brilliant and not once did the team behind the project take their foot off the pedal and stop pushing.
The Prashad Sharing UK project was a huge success and managed to raise £23,392 for a brand new van – which ultimately means they can reach more people and help feed the homeless.
We’re really excited to start working with Capital Growth, London’s biggest food growing network, on a number of their projects and hopefully help lots of their members crowdfund their brilliant growing schemes.
For the last month or two we have been really busy attending Natural Connection workshops with the team there and Simon Pearson and Ellie Eaton, from Real Ideas Organisation.
Emily Smith caught up with Paul Kalinauckas who successfully crowdfunded £5,200 back July 2012 to develop a village in Ghana.
Coming soon to Crowdfunder is Transition Cobham, an exciting new project to create a community garden in Elmbridge
Chagford Community Farm CIC is a new non-for-profit Community Interest Company nestled on the northeast edge of Dartmoor in Devon. Chagford Farm will be crowdfunding to raise £15,000.
AH2O is a project that pulls on your heart strings, is filled with hope, has an amazing community behind it and smashed their target in a few weeks.
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.