Community Legends

Crowdfunder and Legal & General have joined forces to find and fund 10 amazing projects that are amplifying life for those aged 55 and over. 

On 12th of June, for just one week, we searched far and wide for social enterprises, community groups, businesses and ideas that are committed to supporting the variation and adventure of life for those aged 55 and over.

With £50,000 worth of extra funding up for grabs from L&G towards ten different organisations that benefit these legends in our communities, it's needless to say that the level of response was high. 

To fit the bill, the project needed to either...

  • Be led by someone over the age of 55
  • Impact life for those aged 55 years old and over

The aim of the game now for the winning ideas is to crowdfund as much as possible, unlocking more of their allocated £5,000 each step of the way. 

Support these Community Legends

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Creative Ageing PL17 7HW

Work Skills South West wants to tackle rural isolation, by raising funds for a workshop space for creative ageing and dementia groups.

  • 22 supporters
  • £935 raised
  • 9 days left
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Action on Rural Dementia Devon

Our aim is to reduce the social isolation experienced by people living with dementia in a very rural locality

  • 5 supporters
  • £200 raised
  • 1 day left
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granparentsforhire Greater London

I am raising funds to set up an online platform and app which will be available on Android and IOS, The app is called granparents for hire.

  • 6 supporters
  • £90 raised
  • 30 days left
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Blume Greater London

Over 50? Under 150? Blume finds paid, flexible work for you - and brings this under-employed, talent and experience to everyone.

  • £20k target
  • 12 days left


Legal & General

L&G was founded in 1836 and today they help over 10 million people globally with saving, investing, building retirement income and insuring. Their business is built on understanding people and their changing needs throughout life.