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[…]
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[…]
Keen crowdfunders know how brilliant crowdfunding is for turning individual projects into reality – but increasingly whole communities are now launching campaigns with funds to make ideas happen in their area.Two shining examples are Birmingham and Frome who today are launching two campaigns with funds and coaching designed to support local projects.Birmingham City Council have[…]
When budget cuts threatened Moseley’s Christmas lights, the community looked to crowdfunding to help. Budget cuts meant that Birmingham City Council can no longer fund Christmas lights in Moseley. Extra resources are available for certain areas that have large land and property owners who can become a large sponsor, of places that fall within the Business[…]
We are so excited that our fruity friends over at Urban Harvest successfully raised their £10,000 target last week – here at Crowdfunder we absolutely loved this project.