Looking to kick off your own Winter Olympics inspired project? We’ve got you covered!

We don’t know about you, but we can’t think of anything more inspiring than a major, international sporting event to seek out a more active lifestyle in our own lives. So, whilst things continue to heat up in the Winter Olympics, why not start crowdfunding to get your local (or national!) sporting project up and[…]

Sports crowdfunding: Nicola Noble’s 7 top tips

When student Nicola Noble missed out on a Sports Scholarship, she could have given up her dream of completing in the Sprint Duathlon at the European Championships. But she didn’t – she discovered Crowdfunder instead. After attending a Crowdfunder workshop at Plymouth University, the second year Occupational Therapy student decided to set up her own project. She[…]

Crowdfunding for sport – Cornish cricket fields a googly!

Cricket-lovers in Cornwall and organisers of the sport determined to increase participation and community support have launched an innovative county-wide fundraising initiative to boost the game and halt falling numbers of people enjoying it.Cornwall Cricket CEO Sean Hooper and fundraising organisation Crowdfunder have teamed up to help create a sustainable future for cricket in Cornwall after[…]

Crowdfunding for First Class Futures

Durham County Cricket Club is a first class, professional club with an international reputation for developing young talent – but no central facility for the county’s young cricketers. But following a successful Crowdfunder campaign last year all that is set to change, with the creation of a new nursery ground. Local youngsters have helped Durham to win[…]

FRE-Flyers raise £20k for grassroots Hockey Club in East London

Guest post from the International Hockey Association on the crowdfunding success of the UK’s most-recently formed Hockey Club – the FRE-Flyers!  The FRE-Flyers have their sights set on league hockey after successfully raising £20,000 through a crowdfunding appeal. Friendship, Respect and Excellence are the three core values that run through the FRE Flyers Hockey Club, which was formed as[…]