Going Surfing With The Wave Project

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[…]

Crowdfund your city – national rollout announced

 Crowdfunder is rolling out UK-wide campaigns to raise funds and create positive economic impacts in cities and counties across Britain.  The four cities immediately benefiting from a region-specific campaign rollout are Bristol, Manchester, Liverpool and Edinburgh. Crowdfunding projects across the cities have already raised substantial funds in their respective areas and it’s expected that the individually focused campaigns will[…]

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.

Beth will make waves as she swims from Cornwall to the Isles of Scilly

Beth French is a mother and also an ambitious swimmer who aims to crowdfund enough funds to swim from Cornwall to the Isles of Scilly. Beth hopes to raise £2,500 to swim the 26 mile stretch of water.

Can the crowd save Huer’s hut?

People of Newquay, residents of Cornwall, holiday makers, history enthusiasts and you, can you help save Huer’s hut? Wouldn’t it be amazing if the crowd was able to fund a little part of history? Emily Smith caught up with John to talk about the history of the hut and the exciting plans to crowdfund. Together we can bring Newquay to it’s former glory.

Crowdfund Cornwall and The Cornwall Community Foundation – Together we are stronger!

The Cornwall Community Foundation has teamed up with Crowdfunder to match fund Cornish community projects across the region by earmarking £50k for Crowdfund Cornwall campaigns that meet the Foundation’s criteria.

School girl Amy Jones faces up to bullies

Fifteen year old Amy Jones has successfully raised £3,500 to set up Stay Strong and help young people cope with bullying. Crowdfunder HQ absolutely love this project and love that Amy can go on to share her experiences and help other young people over come fears of being bullied.

It’s great news all round as Crowdfund Cornwall celebrates two more successes!

It’s smiles all round for Crowdfunder HQ today as two fantastic Cornish projects hit their target. First to complete was The Art of Surfing who managed to raise £1,567 who were then followed shortly after by Shutterpod who smashed their 1k target, ending on 132%.

StartUp Britain Tour – offering advice to budding entrepreneurs and start-up businesses

On Friday 19 July the StartUp Britain tour bus stopped off in Newquay to offer Cornish entrepreneurs a chance to grab all the tips and advice they need on funding and setting up their new business idea.

Crowdfund Cornwall success: Falmouth University graduate raises the funds to produce photography collection

Press and Editorial Photography graduate, Kate Wierenga, raises £400 to produce a book that will showcase images from her final year project. Kate’s project Birth Spaces is among a number of great Cornish projects that have launched campaigns as part of our latest campaign Crowdfund Cornwall.

Meet Clare of Enchanted Acres, our first Cornish success story

Crowdfunder HQ love Enchanted Acres and were so happy when they reached their target and became our first Cornish success. Enchanted Acres is a permaculture and skill sharing project created by Clare and her husband Andy.