From Frome to Birmingham – £495,000 of grants for local projects

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[…]

Merry Moseley Lights Up!

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[…]