March: Crowdfunder Projects In The News

Our Crowd of project owners, both past and present, are some of the biggest change makers out there and we love nothing more at Crowdfunder HQ than spotting them in the press. Whether it be on the radio, in the newspaper or online, it’s great to see the good news spreading of their success.Here are our[…]

6 things I learnt when crowdfunding… that you probably won’t expect

We’re proud to have one of the best crowdfunding coaching teams in the business, and were really excited to find out that Sami Mauger, Head of Coaching & Project Innovation here at Crowdfunder, was planning her own project for the very first time to launch her jewellery brand, Catch The Sunrise.Born out of early morning[…]

5 things you need to know before crowdfunding

So you’ve had a great idea and you know that it’s going to have an incredible impact on those around you and your community, but now you need the funds to make that idea happen – and word on the street is that crowdfunding can do just that.It’s true. Crowdfunding is an excellent way of[…]

What’s Your Idea? £1k Winners: Startups

Back in February, we kicked off What’s Your Idea? in partnership with GoDaddy; offering the most innovative and impactful ideas of 2018 the opportunity to win £1,000 towards a crowdfunding project. We’re pleased to announce that the winners are now live and crowdfunding to make their great ideas happen! Keep up to date with all[…]

What’s Your Idea? £1k Winners: Royal Wedding

Back in February, we kicked off What’s Your Idea? in partnership with GoDaddy; offering the most innovative and impactful ideas of 2018 the opportunity to win £1,000 towards a crowdfunding project. We’re pleased to announce that the winners are now live and crowdfunding to make their great ideas happen! Keep up to date with all[…]

Get your best business pitch ready because VOOM is back and it’s bigger than ever

It’s time to brush up on your pitching skills because #VOOM is back and we’re on the lookout for uniquely brilliant businesses and bright ideas to take part.Enter #VOOM here.With a cut of £1m in prizes on offer and the opportunity to pitch to Richard Branson for more exposure than you can shake a stick[…]

February: 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 the newspaper or online, it’s great to see the good news spreading of their success.Here are our top picks[…]

Crowdfunding to prevent homelessness

With statistics revealing that homelessness in the UK is continuing to rise (the equivalent to one person in every 200 are officially recorded as homeless or living in inadequate homes), it’s clear that prevention needs to be prioritised to help reduce this figure and see more people set up in a stable home. Whilst the[…]

Calling all students! Shape the kind of future that you want to see by making your ideas happen with Crowdfunder

“We cannot always build the future for our youth, but we can build our youth for the future.”It is so important that, as a community, we strive towards providing the best possible start in life for the youth of today, but equally, it is also important that we create the space for them to have[…]

Are you thinking about launching a business in 2018? You NEED to read this…

Launching a business is not easy. As well as having the solid foundations for your business idea, you also need to find how people respond to your idea, gain a following, and on top of all that, you need to work out how to finance the whole thing! Well, we’ll let you in on a[…]

Crowdfunding is building confidence in communities throughout the UK

We believe that communities should feel confident and empowered to make their ideas happen, and Crowdfunder.co.uk is the place to be to turn your community’s biggest dreams into reality. Ideas have this incredibly unique potential to bring about a new way of seeing or doing things, and when these ideas come into fruition, they can[…]

Want to win £1k? We’re about to kick off an unmissable competition and we want to know… What’s Your Idea?

Please note – What’s Your Idea? is no longer taking applications. Keep an eye out on our Facebook page for any upcoming competitions! Are you launching a business in 2018? Looking to drive social or environmental impact to a community? Or maybe you’re working on a project to keep your local beach free of plastic pollution?[…]

We heard that beer tastes better when it’s community owned. What do you think?

Communities all over the UK are rallying together to save their much-loved pubs from demolished futures by taking ownership of the asset. In the current economic climate, with new figures highlighting that as many as 29 pubs are being closed down each week, it’s no surprise that communities are fighting back to save the institution[…]

Social enterprises are seeing great success with our match funding partners – and here’s why…

Crowdfunder.co.uk collaborates with match funding partners to transform the face of grant distribution throughout the UK. We know that these partners are always on the lookout for community-benefiting projects to support, meaning that charities, social enterprises and CICs are in a perfect position to receive additional funds alongside money raised from the Crowd. Whilst they[…]

Santander Changemaker has distributed almost £400k to community projects throughout the UK

We are delighted to announce that Santander has now distributed almost £400k through Changemaker – a fund intended to support social innovation in communities nationwide. Working with Crowdfunder.co.uk to distribute the fund, projects that demonstrate proven public support have received match fund pledges alongside money raised from the Crowd, enabling them to create positive social[…]