VOOM 2017 October Winner: Gipsy Hill Brewery Community Tap Room

We kicked off our monthly VOOM £1k giveaway in July to support great ideas that are shared on the Crowdfunder Facebook page.A collaboration with GoDaddy, aiming to support startup businesses, saw an offer of £10k up for grabs. Ten different business ideas received £1k each, making this month’s competition get off to an exciting start. Following this fierce competition, the 10[…]

We are collaborating with local authorities to make ideas happen

We work in partnership with 20 councils to improve the way in which funds are distributed to community projects all over the UK, so that together, we can make more ideas happen. Thoughts of lengthy application processes and slow response rates may come to mind when thinking about the prospect of contacting your local Council[…]

Social changemakers, listen up! We’ve now distributed over £100K of our Santander Changemaker Fund

Crowdfunder works in partnership with Santander to offer the £200,000 Changemaker Fund. The fund aims to help social enterprises, small charities and community groups throughout the UK, to deliver innovative solutions that will improve communities.So, how does it work? If you have a project that supports social change and delivers measurable impact, then Santander will[…]

VOOM 2017 September Winner: Project Jackfruit

We kicked off our monthly VOOM £1k giveaway in July to support great ideas that are shared on our Crowdfunder Facebook page. As we wave goodbye to September and welcome in the new Autumnal season, we’re pleased to announce that Project Jackfruit are our third winner’s to receive the £1k fund.VOOM will continue to give away[…]

M&S ENERGY FUND – Vote Now For Community Energy Projects

As this year’s competition begins to really get going, we take a look at what types of project you can expect to find in the voting stage for the M&S Energy Fund. Looking to inspire a new generation of community energy projects, the M&S Community Energy Fund has got off to a flying start in[…]

VOOM 2017 August Winner: Storage Shepherd

We kicked off our monthly VOOM £1,000 giveaway in July to support great ideas that are shared on our Crowdfunder Facebook page. As we wave goodbye to August and the last of the summer sun, we’re pleased to announce that Storage Shepherd are our second winner’s to receive the £1,000 fund.VOOM will continue to giveaway £1,000[…]

VOTING OPENS FOR M&S ENERGY – £300,000 Fund for Community Energy Projects

M&S Energy Voting Now OpenM&S Energy is today opening the voting stage for the M&S Energy Community Energy Fund, with up to £300,000 available to support community energy projects and technologies across the UK.Any not for profit organisation that wants to use renewable energy to provide community benefit has been able to apply over the[…]

Money Available for Projects Elevating Education, Training and Employment

It’s no secret that Crowdfunder has money to give away, but do you know if your project is eligible to receive this extra funding?The Santander Changemaker is a fund that looks to help social enterprises, small charities and community groups to deliver projects in the UK that create innovative solutions to improve communities. Phew! It’s[…]

Cycling without Age

Reconnecting Generations One Pedal at a Time

Cycling Without Age achieves crowdfunding target as high street bank, Santander, pledges an extra £20,000 on top.A Falkirk project which has been designed to take elderly people on cycle rides to reduce isolation in the community, has achieved its crowdfunding target of £20,000, with Santander matching the fund by contributing an extra £20,000 on top.Subject of[…]

Crowdfunder's Fund Matchmaker

Introducing Crowdfunder’s Funds Matchmaker – Let us help you get extra money for your ideas

Crowdfunder has money to give away – there we said it. We have pots of fund money from partners to give to projects to supercharge their success. We currently have over £4 million waiting to go to great ideas.Crowdfunder works with partners such as Santander, Virgin, M&S and many councils across the UK to distribute[…]

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[…]

Wellbeing – What exactly is included when we say ‘Wellbeing’?

‘Wellbeing’ Noun: a good or satisfactory condition of existence; a state characterised by health, happiness, and prosperity; welfare: to influence the well-being of the nation and its people.At Crowdfunder we have key partners that can provide extra money for projects that help to deliver ‘well being’ to their communities. We have come to notice that many[…]

BrumSmiles

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[…]