Bon Scott Statue Kirriemuir: Local community raise £50,000 (!) for statue of AC/DC legend

In September 2015, community group DD8 Music decided to crowdfund a statue of AC/DC legend Bon Scott for their home town of Kirriemuir, Angus. People were quick to get behind the idea. Kirriemuir already has a few things honouring Bon in the town, including Bon Scott Place, and an annual music festival, Bonfest, but looked to add the statue to their repertoire.

How to crowdfund your community fireworks display

As a result of funding cuts, the community of Arbroath had to go without their annual firework display last year. Determined to bring it back for 2015, Karren Cuthill launched the ‘Fireworks for Arbroath’ Crowdfunder project as a part of the Crowdfund Angus campaign. Karren had a goal of bringing back a “safe and professionally organised[…]

Crowdfunding Scotland: Angus Council partner with Crowdfunder

Crowdfund Angus is an exciting new partnership between Angus Council and Crowdfunder which gives people, local community groups and business groups access to funding. Angus residents, businesses and community groups can add projects to the Crowdfunder website and gain access to  bespoke Crowdfunder Academy support.  The Council’s business spokesperson Cllr Mairi Evans said: “Crowdfunding is[…]