Birmingham: Community Innovation Fund

Crowdfunder.co.uk have partnered with Birmingham City Council to offer extra funding to the projects that help local citizens to live healthily and confidently within their own homes and communities throughout the City. Looking specifically to support adult social care, to combat social isolation, and ultimately help people to live independently and happily, the Community Innovation[…]

Get your best business pitch ready because VOOM is back and it’s bigger than ever

It’s time to brush up on your pitching skills because #VOOM is back and we’re on the lookout for uniquely brilliant businesses and bright ideas to take part.Enter #VOOM here.With a cut of £1m in prizes on offer and the opportunity to pitch to Richard Branson for more exposure than you can shake a stick[…]

Santander Changemaker has distributed almost £400k to community projects throughout the UK

We are delighted to announce that Santander has now distributed almost £400k through Changemaker – a fund intended to support social innovation in communities nationwide. Working with Crowdfunder.co.uk to distribute the fund, projects that demonstrate proven public support have received match fund pledges alongside money raised from the Crowd, enabling them to create positive social[…]

Trust For London & City Bridge Trust complete distribution of £100k in funding to community projects

Crowdfunder.co.uk is pleased to announce that the £100k ‘Improving Life for Londoners’ fund, looking to tackle inequality and relieve poverty in London, has now been completely distributed. Trust for London and City Bridge Trust have been working with Crowdfunder.co.uk to distribute this fund to projects that have shown proven public support. With the intention to[…]

On the twelfth day of crowdfunding, let’s take a look at this – twelve partners pledging!

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 eleventh day of crowdfunding, let’s take a look at this – eleven change makers!

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[…]

Crowdfund Cornwall make their first pledges to support the local community

We work in partnership with 20 councils to improve and transform the way in which funds are distributed to community projects all over the UK. Our newest local authority partner, Cornwall Council, are on a mission to support their community and make great ideas grow, and they have just made their first pledges on two[…]

VOOM 2017 November Winner: Love Cocoa

We kicked off our monthly VOOM £1k giveaway in July to support great ideas that are shared on the Crowdfunder Facebook page.At the beginning of November, a collaboration with Propel by Deloitte, aiming to hunt out UK based businesses that have the ambition to, or are already exporting on an international scale, saw an offer[…]

Propel By Deloitte collaborate with Crowdfunder to support exporting businesses

Crowdfunder and Propel by Deloitte join forces to offer five businesses that are currently exporting, or looking to do so in the future, the chance to win a share of £5k. Running over five days in early November, the Propel By Deloitte £1k Giveaway asked UK based businesses that are currently exporting, or have the[…]

Innovation and breaking new ground in M&S Energy Fund 2017

The M&S Energy Fund 2017 recently awarded twenty-five community energy projects with a share of £300,000. In an important bid to tackle energy concerns and develop awareness in the wider community, the competition is an exemplary display of how the Crowd can come together to implement environmental change.With more than 130,000 votes cast in this[…]

Crowdfund Plymouth celebrates raising over £1m for City projects

Plymouth City Council and Crowdfunder are delighted to announce that Crowdfund Plymouth has now raised £1m for projects in the City.Crowdfund Plymouth has distributed over £130,000 from its City Change Fund, in an endeavour to support local projects that benefit the community of Plymouth. Since the launch of the fund, which began with an initial[…]

M&S Energy Fund 2017: meet the winners of £300k

With up to £300k available for renewable community energy projects and technologies across the UK, twenty-five projects have now been announced as the winners of the M&S Energy Community Energy Fund. Now in it’s third year, the M&S Energy Fund hunted once again for the best community groups (such as sports clubs, schools and local libraries)[…]

Crowdfunder, Propel by Deloitte and Voom are offering exporting businesses a chance to win £1k

We are partnering with Propel by Deloitte and Voom to give away a share of £5k to five different business ideas that are currently exporting, or looking to export in the future.In partnership with the Exporting Is GREAT campaign, the competition aims to raise awareness of the rising demand for exporting businesses and the help[…]

Made In Hackney receive £22k match funding from Santander Changemaker Fund

Award winning community kitchen and cookery school, Made In Hackney, are back crowdfunding for the second time. Looking to grow the project and secure their future, they want to help thousands more people through their life-changing cookery and food growing courses.Launched in 2012, Made In Hackney has already helped 6,000 people in London to gain[…]