The next generation is shaping the kind of future that they want to see

“We cannot always build the future for our youth, but we can build our youth for the future.”It is so important that, as a community, we strive towards providing the best possible start in life for the youth of today, but equally, it is also important that we create the space for them to have[…]

Are you thinking about launching a business in 2018? You NEED to read this…

Launching a business is not easy. As well as having the solid foundations for your business idea, you also need to find how people respond to your idea, gain a following, and on top of all that, you need to work out how to finance the whole thing! Well, we’ll let you in on a[…]

Female entrepreneurs lead the way in crowdfunding for a future brimming with equal opportunity

As the nation comes together to celebrate a century of women voting for the kind of world that they want to live in, we can’t help but look around and feel immensely proud here at Crowdfunder.co.uk to have such an incredible community of entrepreneurial women who are actioning their ideas and inspiring others along the[…]

Crowdfunding is building confidence in communities throughout the UK

We believe that communities should feel confident and empowered to make their ideas happen, and Crowdfunder.co.uk is the place to be to turn your community’s biggest dreams into reality. Ideas have this incredibly unique potential to bring about a new way of seeing or doing things, and when these ideas come into fruition, they can[…]

Social enterprises are seeing great success with our match funding partners – and here’s why…

Crowdfunder.co.uk collaborates with match funding partners to transform the face of grant distribution throughout the UK. We know that these partners are always on the lookout for community-benefiting projects to support, meaning that charities, social enterprises and CICs are in a perfect position to receive additional funds alongside money raised from the Crowd. Whilst they[…]

Are you a CIC? You might be in a prime position to receive match funding!

Crowdfunder.co.uk collaborates with match funding partners to transform the face of grant distribution throughout the UK. We know that our partners are always on the lookout for community-benefiting projects to support, meaning that charities, social enterprises and CICs are in a perfect position to receive additional funds alongside money raised from the Crowd. Whilst they[…]

Bridport Mind Fest makes mental health awareness the headline act

Project Focus: Bridport Mind FestWith approximately 1 in 4 people experiencing mental health problems each year in the UK*, the importance of starting conversations and raising awareness surrounding the spectrum of mental health is as important as ever. Bridport Mind Fest intended to do just this, crowdfunding to launch their first festival to celebrate the[…]

Trust For London & City Bridge Trust complete distribution of £100k in funding to community projects

Crowdfunder.co.uk is pleased to announce that the £100k ‘Improving Life for Londoners’ fund, looking to tackle inequality and relieve poverty in London, has now been completely distributed. Trust for London and City Bridge Trust have been working with Crowdfunder.co.uk to distribute this fund to projects that have shown proven public support. With the intention to[…]

Crowdfunder MD Phil Geraghty talks about the company’s recent fundraise and what the future holds

Over the last few months, Crowdfunder has been fundraising for itself by asking investors to take a share in the business so that we can help thousands more projects across the UK and grow. We are delighted to welcome on board over 1,000 new shareholders, raising a total of £1.2m.We wanted to take a moment[…]

Crowdfund Cornwall make their first pledges to support the local community

We work in partnership with 20 councils to improve and transform the way in which funds are distributed to community projects all over the UK. Our newest local authority partner, Cornwall Council, are on a mission to support their community and make great ideas grow, and they have just made their first pledges on two[…]

Oi! Mick’n’Linda – ere’s some tips on how you can #SaveTheVic!

Saving your local pub doesn’t have to be a soap opera. Here are our top tips on how you can save your local pub with Crowdfunder’s top hacks.We’ve all become a bit obsessed with Eastenders here at Crowdfunder Towers… In the latest storyline, the future of Walford’s beloved Queen Vic lies in jeopardy – and[…]

In Conversation With Rob Love: Social Investment

Crowdfunder is the UK’s #1 crowdfunding platform, but it also has aspirations to be the most effective social investment platform in the world. Is this a case of big talk from a small company, or are they really on to something?If you happen to wander into the daily morning meeting at Crowdfunder HQ, more commonly[…]

M&S Energy Fund 2017: meet the winners of £300k

With up to £300k available for renewable community energy projects and technologies across the UK, twenty-five projects have now been announced as the winners of the M&S Energy Community Energy Fund. Now in it’s third year, the M&S Energy Fund hunted once again for the best community groups (such as sports clubs, schools and local libraries)[…]

Project Focus: The Christmas Dinner

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[…]

Project Focus: The Bridge, Birmingham

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[…]