Made In Hackney receive £22k match funding from Santander Changemaker Fund

Award winning community kitchen and cookery school, Made In Hackney, are back crowdfunding for the second time. Looking to grow the project and secure their future, they want to help thousands more people through their life-changing cookery and food growing courses.Launched in 2012, Made In Hackney has already helped 6,000 people in London to gain[…]

Social changemakers, listen up! We’ve now distributed over £100K of our Santander Changemaker Fund

Crowdfunder works in partnership with Santander to offer the £200,000 Changemaker Fund. The fund aims to help social enterprises, small charities and community groups throughout the UK, to deliver innovative solutions that will improve communities.So, how does it work? If you have a project that supports social change and delivers measurable impact, then Santander will[…]

Cycling without Age

Reconnecting Generations One Pedal at a Time

Cycling Without Age achieves crowdfunding target as high street bank, Santander, pledges an extra £20,000 on top.A Falkirk project which has been designed to take elderly people on cycle rides to reduce isolation in the community, has achieved its crowdfunding target of £20,000, with Santander matching the fund by contributing an extra £20,000 on top.Subject of[…]

New guides: improving the way we help you

Over the past few weeks we’ve been giving our guides to crowdfunding success a makeover, and now we’re thrilled to announce they’re live online.Our coaching team is one of the best in the business and they have created a number of ways to share their vast experience and know-how with new project owners on Crowdfunder.We[…]

BrumSmiles

Got a good idea to help kids in Birmingham?

 Council matches funding for local community crowdfunded projects to tackle the battle of the bulge with an innovative city-wide campaign As the health and wellbeing of young people and children in the local area continues to be of paramount importance, Birmingham City Council (BCC) is supporting residents who want to “take action now” – with[…]

Invest in a project of passion – The Times

We’ve been featured in The Times talking of the importance, and growth, of Civic Crowdfunding – “Invest in a project of passion.”Jess Ratty was quoted on the front page of Times “Money Splash” “We work with councils and businesses with charity budgets to find out how best to spend their money. It is revolutionising the[…]

Bootcamp 2016 Week 3: Running your project

It’s been a great final week of Bootcamp 2016, with over 400 new crowdfunders tuning in to daily updates from our whirlwind of a Marketing Manager, Jess Ratty!This week was all about running your crowdfunding project, and Jess did a fabulous job of sharing all the information you need to go out and get your great idea funded. From your[…]

How a sustainable fish supply chain netted much more funding than expected

Sole of Discretion is the brainchild of restaurateur Caroline Bennett. She’s been concerned for years about the state of fish stocks and thought there must be a way to reward fishers who do things properly. But high street banks weren’t interested.

Bootcamp 2016 Week 1: Planning your project

Bootcamp 2016 got off to a great start this week with the Crowdfunder Academy sharing expertise on how to plan the perfect crowdfunding project.The Academy’s first Bootcamp campaign began this week. Over 300 potential new crowdfunders have joined in the training, getting their projects in to tip top shape for the new year.This week was presented by[…]