Project Focus: GoCode Academy

GoCode Academy are on a mission to provide digital skills and inspire the next generation of technology entrepreneurs. After winning a pledge of £1,000 from a competition that Crowdfunder.co.uk ran in partnership with GoDaddy to support startup businesses, GoCode Academy then went on to raise over £20,000 throughout their crowdfunding campaign. We caught up with Robert from[…]

It might be Blue Monday, but #mentalhealthawareness isn’t going anywhere

Blue Monday becomes a hot topic of conversation every January, with statistics suggesting that it’s expected to be the most depressing day of the year, and sure, it’s easy to see how the bleakness of this grey Monday might be contributing to the mid-winter slump. However, there’s a bigger message at play and Anita Sethi highlights[…]

Pioneering new fund sees Cornwall Councillor back public access defibrillator in Launceston

Public access defibrillators are becoming increasingly common, but it is crucial that we aim towards making them readily available in every community throughout the UK in order to save more lives. By providing a high energy electric shock to the heart through the chest wall, a defibrillator can save the life of someone who is[…]

#goodstories – life skills

“We are an online platform, backed by an incredibly passionate team, with the sole mission to connect the projects that matter with the supporters that care – it’s as simple as that.”*However, crowdfunding is actually about you. You’re the ones with the vision, the passion and the ideas that change our communities for the better.[…]

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[…]

New crowdfunding support available through the Reach Fund

Charities and social enterprises looking to raise investment via Crowdfunder.co.uk will now be able to apply for a Reach Fund grant.The Reach Fund, funded by Access (The Foundation for Social Investment and managed by Social Investment Business), allows organisations – known as Access Points – to refer charities and social enterprises to apply for grants[…]

Project Focus: #goodstories

“We are an online platform, backed by an incredibly passionate team, with the sole mission to connect the projects that matter with the supporters that care – it’s as simple as that.”*However, crowdfunding is actually about you. You’re the ones with the vision, the passion and the ideas that change our communities for the better.[…]

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[…]

On the twelfth day of crowdfunding, let’s take a look at this – twelve partners pledging!

Welcome to The 12 Days Of Crowdfunding… a celebration of our top picks from 2017 – and trust me, there were a lot to choose from. We take our hats off to all of our project owners, who are a collection of some of the finest changemakers out there. They are working hard everyday to[…]

On the eleventh day of crowdfunding, let’s take a look at this – eleven change makers!

Welcome to The 12 Days Of Crowdfunding… a celebration of our top picks from 2017 – and trust me, there were a lot to choose from. We take our hats off to all of our project owners, who are a collection of some of the finest changemakers out there. They are working hard everyday to[…]

Crowdfunder’s MD Phil Geraghty talks about Crowdfunder’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[…]

On the tenth day of crowdfunding, let’s take a look at this – ten cyclists pedalling!

Welcome to The 12 Days Of Crowdfunding… a celebration of our top picks from 2017 – and trust me, there were a lot to choose from. We take our hats off to all of our project owners, who are a collection of some of the finest changemakers out there. They are working hard everyday to[…]

December: Crowdfunder Projects In The News

It’s been a busy month for all of our brilliant project owners, both past and present, and we love nothing more at Crowdfunder HQ than spotting them in the press.Whether it be on the radio, in newspapers or online, it’s great to see the good news spreading of their success.Here are our top picks from[…]

On the eighth day of crowdfunding, let’s take a look at this – eight breweries hopping!

Welcome to The 12 Days Of Crowdfunding… a celebration of our top picks from 2017 – and trust me, there were a lot to choose from. We take our hats off to all of our project owners, who are a collection of some of the finest changemakers out there. They are working hard everyday to[…]

On the seventh day of crowdfunding, let’s take a look at this – seven communities changing!

Welcome to The 12 Days Of Crowdfunding… a celebration of our top picks from 2017 – and trust me, there were a lot to choose from. We take our hats off to all of our project owners, who are a collection of some of the finest changemakers out there. They are working hard everyday to[…]