Why Crowdfunder?

Why turn to Crowdfunder?

How we'll help you achieve your target 

Communities are stronger when they own the things that matter most to them and thousands of people have invested over £9 million in projects on Crowdfunder.

They’re an increasingly popular way to secure the long-term future of community businesses, enabling right kind of money to be raised from the right kind of people. 

A combination of our platform, extra funding and expertise means our team are perfectly placed to help communities up and down the country achieve their target.

We are the team behind the largest project of its kind, raising £2.5 million for the GlenWyvis Distillery.

There's also a pot of £1 million of extra funding for things that people care passionately about.

Get in touch to find out more about Crowdfunder and how it can help make your idea happen.

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

John McKenzie, Owner of GlenWyvis Distillery who raised over £2.5 million from over 2,400 investors on Crowdfunder– the largest of its kind in the UK
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Community groups across the UK have raised over £9 million for great causes
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Thousands of investors have supported projects at an average pledge of £655
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Big Society Capital have invested a further £300,000 to eligible projects

Five reasons to use Crowdfunder

The best way to raise a large amount

The best way to raise a large amount

Tens of thousands of projects have turned to Crowdfunder to raise funds, and as a result we know that supporters pledge an average of £50. With community shares projects, it’s over ten times higher – at £655 – meaning it’s the best way to raise substantial amounts of money for community projects.

A near perfect success rate

A near perfect success rate

To date our projects have raised almost £10 million for community projects through community shares on Crowdfunder. A combination of our platform, expertise and extra funding mean that we have a 98% success rate, giving communities across the UK the confidence that they will achieve their target.

Maximising your networks for funding

Maximising your networks for funding

Crowdfunding is a natural social network, building crowds of supporters around projects that matter most to communities. Our experts work closely with project owners to maximise the potential of their networks to drive a further 10% of funding from supporters into the cause.

More money for eligible projects

More money for eligible projects

What sets Crowdfunder apart from everyone else is our pot of extra funding for community shares ideas. We have up to £6,000 for projects to set up their community shares offer, and up to £100,000 for eligible projects towards their targets.

The best in the business

The best in the business

Our expert team are the best in the business and are behind almost £10 million of funding into great community projects across the UK. Our coaches are invested in success – on hand to help communities plan, create and run successful projects to own the things that matter most.

Get in touch with our experts

Our community shares team is on hand to help you every step of the way. Send us a few details about your project below and we'll be in touch about with all the details.