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.

Sports Crowdfunding: Plymouth Argyle Ladies FC

When Plymouth Argyle Ladies FC got promoted to the Women’s Premier League for the 2014/15 season itwas a great day for football fans all over the county. But if there success was to be continued, they’d need vital funds to cover costs for their matches, training and everything that goes with it.The team decided to[…]

How to raise £219,000 in 28 days on Crowdfunder: The Wave: Bristol

The Wave: Bristol raised over £200,000 with Crowdfunder in a phenomenally successful crowdfunding campaign. If we can put the campaign’s triumphs down to one thing it would be the project’s extensive network – a brilliantly coordinated team of surfers, sustainability experts, charities and marketing professionals.

Arlesey Remembers You – what can happen in a year after you crowdfund?

Jodie Chillery, a TV producer created and ran the Arlesey Remembers You Crowdfunder campaign which captured the hearts and minds of the community. Jodie reflects on the year since they successfully funded over £2k for a documentary and the journey their crowdfunding campaign took them on.  Just over a year ago I got involved with[…]

How a Crowdfunder campaign united a region…

Once in a while you see a project that captures the imagination like no other.   “Bring the Foo Fighters to Cornwall” was one of those projects.   It took two great disparate ingredients and put them together to make something that made you sit up and ask “why has no one done that before!”[…]

Crowdfunder attracts new ideas – perfect for innovative app Ask Amy

As a start-up group of volunteers, the team behind Ask Amy found it tricky to access more traditional sources of funding. So Crowdfunder was the perfect way to get the cash injection they needed for their innovative app.   Ask Amy is an easy, approachable way for anyone – but particularly young people – to[…]

Community project? Need a Spring clean?!

Are their spaces within your local community that are in need of a Spring clean? Why not get your dungarees on, tie your head scarves up and crowdfund this Spring?

Stepney City Farm show us how it’s done!

If you have been wondering how to smash a crowdfunding target then look no further because Stepney City Farm have recently raised 49% over their original target. This is brilliant and not once did the team behind the project take their foot off the pedal and stop pushing.

We had a great time at the CRCC event!

We love the guys over at Cornwall Rural Community Council and what they are doing for community groups over Cornwall is amazing. We recently held an event with some of the team at the CRCC at Newquay Sports Centre.