Community Business Weekend 2017

Community businesses across the whole of England will be opening their doors this weekend to host an array of events that celebrate their positive impact on society. We love hearing the inspiring stories of individuals and communities coming together to make ideas happen here at Crowdfunder.co.uk… it is what we do, after all.Community Business Weekend[…]

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[…]

Crowdfunding With Sami: Creating Your Project #2

With one of the best coaching teams in the business, we were excited to discover that our own 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. Hi Sami! We chatted last week about creating your project, but this process[…]

Project Focus: Munching Caterpillars

Butterfly Conservation returned to the Crowdfunder platform to run their sixth project. With a total of £53.1K raised so far, they have just achieved their biggest success yet!Butterfly Conservation represent the definition of both nature lovers and Crowdfunder.co.uk veterans, with a goal in their most recent project to inspire a new generation of wildlife guardians for[…]

Why Do We Need Community Shares?

A community share offering can both unite and raise investment from the very people which an enterprise intends to benefit.Crowdfunder.co.uk helps to facilitate community owned assets, with an active network of thousands of people investing in and supporting community enterprises. From shops and piers through to football clubs and farms – the list of sectors[…]

Crowdfunding With Sami: Creating Your Project

With one of the best coaching teams in the business, we were excited to discover that our own 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. Hi Sami! We chatted last week about planning your project, but now it’s[…]

Want To Have Your Say In Today’s Story?

A community share offering can unite and raise investment from the very people which an enterprise intends to benefit.With news publications reaching a staggering 47.5 million adults across the UK, via newspapers and online, it’s clear that we want to get the scoop on today’s story – and that’s before even considering the reach of[…]

New Feature: Crowdfunder Payments System

We’re delighted to announce that today we’re rolling out our new Crowdfunder Payments System for a select group of project owners, ahead of a full rollout later this year. We catch up with Owen Wallis, Head of Product here at Crowdfunder.co.uk, to talk us through the new feature. Why are we doing this?Our current integration[…]

Crowdfunder and Cycling Without Age Announce Partnership to Support More Communities

Crowdfunder and Cycling Without Age announce an innovative partnership to help support, fund and launch more Cycling Without Age initiatives across the UK.Cycling Without Age, a charity that has been designed to take elderly people on cycle rides to reduce isolation in the community, are calling out for those interested in launching their own Cycling[…]

Crowdfunding With Sami: Planning Your Project

With one of the best coaching teams in the business, we were excited to discover that our own 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.Hi Sami! We all know you in the office as the coaching expert that[…]

Ever Thought About Owning Your Local Pub?

For many community owned businesses, a community share offering is a great way to raise investment from the very people which the enterprise intends to benefit.In the current economic climate, with new figures showing as many as 29 pubs being closed down each week, it’s no surprise that communities are fighting back and rallying together[…]

Design Council working with Crowdfunder to Spark great ideas

Turning bright ideas into products and making ideas happen – is this a match made in heaven?Crowdfunder are proud to announce that they are now one of the partners of Design Council Spark as they open up applications to the Design Council Spark 2018 programme at this evening’s event in London.The programme offers a 16-week support[…]

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[…]