Light up your town this Christmas with Crowdfunder

Over the last few years, towns across the UK have experienced dwindling Christmas budgets due to cuts in government funding. However, we’ve worked with hundreds of communities to help raise the funds that they need to keep the lights on at Christmas time.By connecting individuals, communities, charities and businesses, we really can make it a[…]

Using crowdfunding to tackle society’s challenges… and how you can help us

In Conversation With Phil Geraghty, Managing Director at Crowdfunder.Crowdfunder.co.uk helps to make ideas happen – ideas that might just change the world. You can now join over 1,000 investors and become a shareholder in Crowdfunder. We caught up with Phil Geraghty, Managing Director at Crowdfunder, to talk about the journey so far, the launch of[…]

The Essential Checklist: Your Community Shares Crowdfunder Campaign

A community share offering can both unite and raise investment from the very people which an enterprise intends to benefit.You’ve done your research about community shares and what acquiring a locally-owned asset could mean for your community, but how do you go about beginning this process? We’ve put together an Essential Checklist that will help you[…]

Community Business Weekend 2017

Community businesses across the whole of England will be opening their doors this weekend to host an array of events that celebrate their positive impact on society. We love hearing the inspiring stories of individuals and communities coming together to make ideas happen here at Crowdfunder.co.uk… it is what we do, after all.Community Business Weekend[…]

Why Do We Need Community Shares?

A community share offering can both unite and raise investment from the very people which an enterprise intends to benefit.Crowdfunder.co.uk helps to facilitate community owned assets, with an active network of thousands of people investing in and supporting community enterprises. From shops and piers through to football clubs and farms – the list of sectors[…]

Crowdfunder and Cycling Without Age Announce Partnership to Support More Communities

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[…]

Ever Thought About Owning Your Local Pub?

For many community owned businesses, a community share offering is a great way to raise investment from the very people which the enterprise intends to benefit.In the current economic climate, with new figures showing as many as 29 pubs being closed down each week, it’s no surprise that communities are fighting back and rallying together[…]

M&S ENERGY FUND – Vote Now For Community Energy Projects

As this year’s competition begins to really get going, we take a look at what types of project you can expect to find in the voting stage for the M&S Energy Fund. Looking to inspire a new generation of community energy projects, the M&S Community Energy Fund has got off to a flying start in[…]

VOTING OPENS FOR M&S ENERGY – £300,000 Fund for Community Energy Projects

M&S Energy Voting Now OpenM&S Energy is today opening the voting stage for the M&S Energy Community Energy Fund, with up to £300,000 available to support community energy projects and technologies across the UK.Any not for profit organisation that wants to use renewable energy to provide community benefit has been able to apply over the[…]

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[…]