An Teach Saor translates to Free House from Irish Gaelic, also otherwise known as The Happy Pig. Mark Boyle, formally known as The Moneyless Man, along with co-founder Jess Pasteiner had a vision to create a community space that fundamentally challenges the notion that services and products have to be beholden to – and limited by – money.
We’re really very excited to announce our partnership with Scoot!
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 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.
We’re really excited to start working with Capital Growth, London’s biggest food growing network, on a number of their projects and hopefully help lots of their members crowdfund their brilliant growing schemes.
Emily Smith caught up with Paul Kalinauckas who successfully crowdfunded £5,200 back July 2012 to develop a village in Ghana.
Caspar Craven recently interviewed Phil Geraghty, Crowdfunder MD, on his background, what Crowdfunder is all about and why people should start crowdfunding.
Coming soon to Crowdfunder is the really exciting Made in Hackney local food kitchen. This is a brilliant projects that allows members of the community to have access to healthy, affordable food. The project will be going live on Monday 3 Feb and we think will be a huge success. Read this blog with Sarah, project manager, to find out a little more about the project and what they have to offer the people of Hackney.
Here at Crowdfunder we have got 1000’s of kids learning the importance of fruit by allowing them to crowdfund fruit trees with our Fruitshare campaign. We have also helped the UK’s youngest crowdfunder and a school even fund a new classroom. Now we want you! We want to show that crowdfunding is easily accessible to anyone with our brand new schools campaign.
Chagford Community Farm CIC is a new non-for-profit Community Interest Company nestled on the northeast edge of Dartmoor in Devon. Chagford Farm will be crowdfunding to raise £15,000.
We have successfully crowdfunded a number of amazing food projects and are always on the look out for even more, could yours be our next talking point?
Huge thanks to Missi Davis for writing this guest blog for us. Missi comments on how hard it can be for students accessing funds whilst studying and after graduating. Here she reflects on her thoughts.
Lemn Sissay MBE is a poet and broadcaster who showed us, that at Christmas, there is no better time to give. Lemn smashed his crowdfunding target and put on a Christmas dinner for 40 young carers in Manchester that they will never forget.
Another guest blog from a project owner who is launching their project in the New Year. Daniel is crowdfunding for an outdoor space for children. Daniel is an avid outdoors man and tells Emily Smith why it is he wants to crowdfund and explains what the project is.
Take a look at what, together, we’ve achieved over the last year! Merry Christmas!