Arts University Bournemouth return for a second year to celebrate student filmmakers

We are excited to work in partnership with Arts University Bournemouth (AUB) and the Bournemouth Film School (BFS) for the second year running to offer student film and documentary makers the chance to raise funds from the Crowd, on top of grants already received from the University. With a history spanning over 50 years, Bournemouth[…]

In Conversation With Rob Love: Social Investment

Crowdfunder is the UK’s #1 crowdfunding platform, but it also has aspirations to be the most effective social investment platform in the world. Is this a case of big talk from a small company, or are they really on to something?If you happen to wander into the daily morning meeting at Crowdfunder HQ, more commonly[…]

Project Focus: The Bridge, Birmingham

The Bridge are helping struggling men and women to beat drug and alcohol addiction, and then thrive in their local community.We caught up with Ben Kyte, project owner of  The Bridge, Birmingham, to talk about their crowdfunding success. Why did you decide to Crowdfund?We had been running a supporter appeal and were looking for ways to[…]

VOOM 2017 October Winner: Gipsy Hill Brewery Community Tap Room

We kicked off our monthly VOOM £1k giveaway in July to support great ideas that are shared on the Crowdfunder Facebook page.A collaboration with GoDaddy, aiming to support startup businesses, saw an offer of £10k up for grabs. Ten different business ideas received £1k each, making this month’s competition get off to an exciting start. Following this fierce competition, the 10[…]

Crowdfunding With Sami: Running Your Project #3

With one of the best coaching teams in the business, we were excited to discover that Sami Mauger, Head of Coaching & Project Innovation here at Crowdfunder, is planning to launch her own Crowdfunder.co.uk project for the very first time.You can see Sami’s project here – Catch The Sunrise. Hi Sami! So there is now only[…]

We are collaborating with local authorities to make ideas happen

We work in partnership with 20 councils to improve the way in which funds are distributed to community projects all over the UK, so that together, we can make more ideas happen. Thoughts of lengthy application processes and slow response rates may come to mind when thinking about the prospect of contacting your local Council[…]

Our crowd is building a sustainable future

By coming together to find and activate solutions, we can begin to work towards a more sustainable future both in the UK and worldwide. What exactly do we mean when we talk about a ‘more sustainable future’? Whilst the definition of sustainability isn’t set-in-stone, the term is universally used in regards to approaches that do,[…]

Entrepreneurs go head to head to win funds for their great new business ideas

Crowdfunder and GoDaddy join forces in a bid to support startup businesses, by offering a share of £10,000 to ten different business ideas.Running over five days in early October, the GoDaddy £1k Giveaway asked entrepreneurs and start up businesses to submit their big ideas via Facebook or directly to the Crowdfunder website.With two winners for[…]

Our community is tackling and improving sustainability throughout the UK

With the latest statistics depicting a tale of horror, it is now believed that around 18 million tonnes of food, from both households and businesses, is finding its way into landfill each year throughout the UK.To put it simply, we are either buying too much food, or not using it in time, and the incredibly[…]

Crowdfunding With Sami: Running Your Project #2

With one of the best coaching teams in the business, we were excited to discover that Sami Mauger, Head of Coaching & Project Innovation here at Crowdfunder, is planning to launch her own Crowdfunder.co.uk project for the very first time. Over the last few weeks, we’ve been talking with Sami about planning, creating and running[…]

Crowdfunding With Sami: Running Your Project

With one of the best coaching teams in the business, we were excited to discover that our own Sami Mauger, Head of Coaching & Project Innovation here at Crowdfunder, is planning to launch her own Crowdfunder.co.uk project for the very first time. Hi Sami! Since we last chatted about Catch The Sunrise, you’ve launched your[…]

Community Business Weekend 2017

Community businesses across the whole of England will be opening their doors this weekend to host an array of events that celebrate their positive impact on society. We love hearing the inspiring stories of individuals and communities coming together to make ideas happen here at Crowdfunder.co.uk… it is what we do, after all.Community Business Weekend[…]

VOOM 2017 September Winner: Project Jackfruit

We kicked off our monthly VOOM £1k giveaway in July to support great ideas that are shared on our Crowdfunder Facebook page. As we wave goodbye to September and welcome in the new Autumnal season, we’re pleased to announce that Project Jackfruit are our third winner’s to receive the £1k fund.VOOM will continue to give away[…]

Crowdfunding With Sami: Creating Your Project #2

With one of the best coaching teams in the business, we were excited to discover that our own Sami Mauger, Head of Coaching & Project Innovation here at Crowdfunder, is planning to launch her own Crowdfunder.co.uk project for the very first time. Hi Sami! We chatted last week about creating your project, but this process[…]