True innovation lies in the space between design and social impact, and the OX stands as an exemplary model for this. Designed to be a low-cost, all-terrain truck that can be driven on and off-road, the aim behind the OX is to help remote communities in the likes of Africa and India to transport food,[…]
Charities and social enterprises looking to raise investment via Crowdfunder.co.uk will now be able to apply for a Reach Fund grant.The Reach Fund, funded by Access (The Foundation for Social Investment and managed by Social Investment Business), allows organisations – known as Access Points – to refer charities and social enterprises to apply for grants[…]
If you’re looking for a more meaningful trend to get on board with after the chaos of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, then look no further. We’re delighted to be an official partner of #GivingTuesday and would highly recommend pledging on one of the incredible causes that are raising funds on Crowdfunder as the perfect[…]
Returning for their fourth crowdfunding campaign, The Christmas Dinner is an initiative set up by author and broadcaster Lemn Sissay, to provide a memorable Christmas experience to care leavers throughout the UK.The Christmas Dinner is strictly not a charity, nor a Social Enterprise. It has no logo, and has no aspirations to become any kind[…]
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[…]
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[…]
The Wave Project, a local charity that provides surfing and mentoring to vulnerable and disadvantaged children and young people, successfully crowdfunded their second project, Gone Surfing, with Crowdfunder.co.uk back in December. We caught up with them this morning at the opening of their Newquay Surf Unit to see how life after their campaign has been[…]
In a guest column for Stylist magazine, Jeremy Corbyn recommended a red aluminium-framed Raleigh Criterium to readers. He also wrote: “I’m a big believer in repairing rather than replacing, I suspect I will have my own long after my leadership.”Nevertheless The Telegraph reported this story as “Socialist Jeremy Corbyn reveals he covets at £475 bicycle,”[…]
Breast cancer charity CoppaFeel! has today announced their first Crowdfunder campaign to raise money for their Boobettes – the power rangers of the boob world!Boobettes are volunteers who reach out to community groups, schools and businesses across the UK to help raise awareness of breast cancer. With nearly 12,000 people dying from breast cancer every[…]
As the mum of a little boy with disabilities, Laura Moore knew only too well what a difference having a fully-accessible toilet in Worthing town centre could make. She used Crowdfunder to raise funds for this vital facility, and got local businesses on board to make her campaign a resounding success.Laura raised an incredible £6,286,[…]
Children’s charity Kids Company is facing unprecedented numbers of vulnerable children and young people seeking their support this Christmas.To help them meet this challenge they have turned to Crowdfunder. They were surprised and moved by the kindness of the public when over a thousand people responded to the plight of their children by pledging over[…]
Charities are able to claim Gift Aid as part of a crowdfunding campaign. For those that are eligible, it’s a really simple process and could help you raise a significant amount more for your cause – find out how!
Has everyone seen our pick of the week? For the next seven weeks we are helping raise as much money as possible for Childrens Hospice South West.
The Crowdfunder platform is really proud to be able to assist so many community and charity based projects in their quest for funding. We’ve been building up quite a portfolio of community based projects, projects which vary wildly in their aims and add even more colour to an already pretty vivid palette. Having a staunch[…]