How extra funding works

How our Funders give you more

Extra pledges of up to £10,000 available for your idea

What sets us apart from other crowdfunding websites is our extra funding, available to all our projects across the UK. 

You could be eligible for more money on top of what you raise from the Crowd, depending on what you're doing or where you're doing it. 

Think of it as a big extra pledge on your project, maybe up to £10,000. 

It's a unique funding mix of 'the Crowd' and our Funders, and it means extra for your idea.

So start crowdfunding today and see if there’s something for you as you create your new project.

Funders play a crucial role with the Crowd in the digital funding revolution.

Oliver Sleeman, Head of Partnerships at Crowdfunder

Our unique funding mix on Crowdfunder

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How Charlie got an extra £5,000 for his idea

Ideas come in all shapes and sizes

Ideas come in all shapes and sizes

Charlie had a great idea to make a documentary about the evacuation of Alderney in the Channel Islands during the Second World War to commemorate its 75th anniversary. It’s his second project, and this time he needed £10,000 to start filming.

Making ideas happen

Making ideas happen

With the help of our online support tools Charlie came up with a great project page, offering fantastic rewards in return for pledges of money. They included exclusive opportunities to join the film crew and attend the premiere, which went down a storm. Soon he'd got half-way to his target.

What sets us apart from other crowdfunding sites

What sets us apart from other crowdfunding sites

Our +Funder, The Film Crowd, were on the look out for a film project on Crowdfunder that had plenty of support. They wanted to pledge £5,000 of their own to the filmmaker with the highest number of supporters, and that was Charlie.

The most exciting thing is what comes next

The most exciting thing is what comes next

In the end, Charlie raised over £5,000 from 269 supporters over 35 unforgettable days and picked up the extra £5,000 from The Film Crowd, meaning he can now get the ball rolling. Now the real hard work starts.

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