Local people embrace local power #CBwkd18

Community businesses across the whole of England will be opening their doors this weekend to celebrate the positive impact that they are having on society. It’s a unique opportunity to find out more about the community businesses in your area and what you can do to get involved! Phil Geraghty, Managing Director at Crowdfunder, said,[…]

What’s Your Idea? £1k Winners: Confident Communities

Back in February, we kicked off What’s Your Idea? in partnership with GoDaddy; offering the most innovative and impactful ideas of 2018 the opportunity to win £1,000 towards a crowdfunding project. We’re pleased to announce that the winners are now live and crowdfunding to make their great ideas happen! Keep up to date with all[…]

What’s Your Idea? £1k Winners: Royal Wedding

Back in February, we kicked off What’s Your Idea? in partnership with GoDaddy; offering the most innovative and impactful ideas of 2018 the opportunity to win £1,000 towards a crowdfunding project. We’re pleased to announce that the winners are now live and crowdfunding to make their great ideas happen! Keep up to date with all[…]

Crowdfunding to prevent homelessness

With statistics revealing that homelessness in the UK is continuing to rise (the equivalent to one person in every 200 are officially recorded as homeless or living in inadequate homes), it’s clear that prevention needs to be prioritised to help reduce this figure and see more people set up in a stable home. Whilst the[…]

Calling all students! Shape the kind of future that you want to see by making your ideas happen with Crowdfunder

“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

2018 has been the year that the nation has come together to celebrate a century of women voting for the kind of world that they want to live in, and we can’t help but look around and feel immensely proud here at Crowdfunder.co.uk to be surrounded by such an incredible community of entrepreneurial women who are[…]

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[…]