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[…]

Cornwall’s community is uniting to invest in their future

Crowdfunder is where ideas come to bloom and nearly all of our successful projects are delivering positive social impact across the whole of the UK – the possibilities are endless. We believe that communities should be empowered to turn their ideas, that all have the extraordinary potential to improve lives, into reality. Crowdfunder HQ is located[…]

Crowdfunding and Tax: Harland Accountants partner with Crowdfunder

Harland Accountants have announced that they are to sponsor the Crowdfunder’s Crowdfund Devon and Cornwall campaigns.The South West’s leading accountancy firm will offer free specialist tax and business advice to projects following their successful crowdfunding campaigns.“As a leading accountant in Devon and Cornwall, partnering with Crowdfunder to offer projects help and advice was a natural[…]

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!” With all great Crowdfunder projects[…]

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.

The Best of Crowdfunder.co.uk 2013!

This video takes a look at all the amazing things we have achieved over the past year. A huge thanks to all our project owners who have so many great ideas, thanks to all our supporters for turning these ideas into reality, and a huge thank you to all our partners. We hope for an event bigger and better 2014.

Nice words from Source FM

Source FM is a community radio station based in Penryn, Cornwall, who managed to raise just over £4,000 for a new transmitter. This was a fab project and lovely to see the people of Cornwall get behind it and support an independent station. Here are some lovely words from Matt about the crowdfunding experience.

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.

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%.

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.

Josie Purcell, of Shutterpod, is on a mission to raise her 1k target

Josie Purcell recently appeared on BBC Radio Cornwall and whilst speaking on air was approached by Niddocks Ltd who told her they would match fund her project if she raises her 1k target. This is amazing news, so come on pledge away and make Josie’s idea become a reality: http://crowdfunder.co.uk/shutterpod/