Project Focus: The Bridge, Birmingham

The Bridge are helping struggling men and women to beat drug and alcohol addiction, and then thrive in their local community.We caught up with Ben Kyte, project owner of  The Bridge, Birmingham, to talk about their crowdfunding success. Why did you decide to Crowdfund?We had been running a supporter appeal and were looking for ways to[…]

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[…]

Crowdfunding With Sami: Running Your Project #3

With one of the best coaching teams in the business, we were excited to discover that Sami Mauger, Head of Coaching & Project Innovation here at Crowdfunder, is planning to launch her own Crowdfunder.co.uk project for the very first time.You can see Sami’s project here – Catch The Sunrise. Hi Sami! So there is now only[…]

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[…]

Our crowd is building a sustainable future

By coming together to find and activate solutions, we can begin to work towards a more sustainable future both in the UK and worldwide. What exactly do we mean when we talk about a ‘more sustainable future’? Whilst the definition of sustainability isn’t set-in-stone, the term is universally used in regards to approaches that do,[…]

Entrepreneurs go head to head to win funds for their great new business ideas

Crowdfunder and GoDaddy join forces in a bid to support startup businesses, by offering a share of £10,000 to ten different business ideas.Running over five days in early October, the GoDaddy £1k Giveaway asked entrepreneurs and start up businesses to submit their big ideas via Facebook or directly to the Crowdfunder website.With two winners for[…]

4 reasons to invest in Crowdfunder

Si Deverell, Co-founder and Creative Director at Crowdfunder, talks about what the heart of crowdfunding really looks like. The Together Project creates joyful experiences that unite the young and old in order to strengthen communities and tackle loneliness.“60% of elderly people living in care homes have never received a single visitor. The isolation and impact on[…]

Our community is tackling and improving sustainability throughout the UK

With the latest statistics depicting a tale of horror, it is now believed that around 18 million tonnes of food, from both households and businesses, is finding its way into landfill each year throughout the UK.To put it simply, we are either buying too much food, or not using it in time, and the incredibly[…]

The crowd are stretching funds to support health and well-being projects

At the heart of every Crowdfunder project is a unique idea with the extraordinary potential to change lives and with the awareness around health and well-being significantly increasing, it’s no surprise that our crowd is coming together to help one another. At Crowdfunder, we are proud to support projects that promote health and well-being to[…]

Turning ideas into investable businesses

Crowdfunder.co.uk is a rewards based crowdfunding platform that enables the crowd to support projects that they care about – we make ideas happen. You can help us to continue making great ideas a reality by joining over 1,000 investors and becoming a shareholder in Crowdfunder.Also featured on the Crowdcube blog here. Start up businesses and entrepreneurial[…]

Crowdfunding: how to fund in 48 hours

Rachel Dobbs, one half of the artist duo behind Crowdfunder project LOW PROFILE – Never Give Up, offers her top tips on how to crowdfund in 48 hours.As well as being a full-time artist and educator, Rachel also regularly publishes her top pieces of advice for creatives and community groups who are interested in crowdfunding on[…]

Cornwall’s community is uniting to invest in their future

Crowdfunder is where ideas come to bloom and nearly all of our successful projects are delivering positive social impact across the whole of the UK – the possibilities are endless. We believe that communities should be empowered to turn their ideas, that all have the extraordinary potential to improve lives, into reality. Crowdfunder HQ is located[…]

Want to make your idea happen, but don’t know where to start?

Then make sure that you sign up and join our FREE three part Autumn series – the place to be to get inspired and learn exactly how crowdfunding can work for you. Sign up here. Our online workshop series will offer you the opportunity to get the inside scoop from our Crowdfunder experts, Sami and Bertie,[…]

Light up your town this Christmas with Crowdfunder

Over the last few years, towns across the UK have experienced dwindling Christmas budgets due to cuts in government funding. However, we’ve worked with hundreds of communities to help raise the funds that they need to keep the lights on at Christmas time.By connecting individuals, communities, charities and businesses, we really can make it a[…]

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[…]