Communities are doing amazing things on Crowdfunder

The Crowd £1million
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Over £7m invested in community businesses in the past two years
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10,000 people now own and support enterprises in their area
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The average investment into community share projects is £655

Communities are stronger when they own the things that matter most to them. 

Community shares are an effective way for groups to raise money for projects that benefit a particular community – be that a local community raising money to buy the last pub in their area, or a magazine’s supporters from around the world looking to enable it to thrive in a digital age.

And now Crowdfunder is making it even easier run a project, offering over £1million of extra match funding for things that people care passionately about.

Community shares are an increasingly popular way to secure the long-term future of community businesses, enabling money to be raised from the people who it matters most to – the right kind of money from the right kind of people. 

Thousands of people have already invested in community shares to support pubs and piers, shops and solar energy, football clubs and farms, whisky distilleries and woodlands. The list of sectors is growing all the time.

So if you’re interested in setting up a project for something near you, get in touch and our experts will help you on your way.

Crowdfunder is absolutely the place to go if you're looking to do a community project.

John McKenzie,  Director of GlenWyvis

Latest community enterprises

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Be a piece of the Puzzle! West Yorkshire

We are a community urgently raising £150,000 to save our iconic, quirky, 400 yr old, much-loved music pub in Sowerby Bridge, West Yorkshire

Stretch target £350,000
  • 203 supporters
  • £159.1k raised
  • 16 days left
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KomediaBath Somerset

Save Bath from boring! Become a co-owner of Komedia Bath and keep this important mid-scale venue running for many more years to come.

 
  • 133 supporters
  • £113.5k raised
  • 23 days left

Extra funding for your community project

Up to £100,000 of £1,000,000 fund

Match funding for crowdfunded investments made by individuals into Social Investment Tax Relief (SITR) eligible charities and social enterprises.

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We need to know more about your idea before you can apply, so complete your project we’ll remind you about this fund.

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Up to £6,000 of £85,000 fund

Up to £6,000 of extra funding for community groups based in England planning to set up a community business such as a pub, shop, leisure centres.

Show full criteria How does extra funding work?

We need to know more about your idea before you can apply, so complete your project we’ll remind you about this fund.

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Tell us more about your project

Do you have or are you setting up a local enterprise or business near you that your community should own? Tell us a little more here and one of our experts will help you get started.

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