Bringing Scottish communities together

We're in Scotland helping to make great ideas happen through a combination of expert crowdfunding coaching, events and grants 

    

Cycling Without Age raised £43,492 from 378 supporters

Using crowdfunding to transform communities in Scotland

Crowdfund Scotland is for everyone in Scotland with an idea that can transform their community. 

Our expert coaches are on the ground, sharing their crowdfunding expertise and know-how in rural communities across nine LEADER areas. These ares are Forth Valley and Lomond, Fife, Scottish Borders, Rural Perth and Kinross, Tyne  Esk, West Lothian, Kelvin Valley and Falkirk, Greater Renfrewshire and Inverclyde and Lanarkshire.

We're hosting workshops and events to help you bring your idea to life.

And we've got extra funding worth up to £5,000 for your project from our funding partners.

Projects in rural areas can book a call with our coaches

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Jenny

Jenny loves to help people make a difference in their local community and is our crowdfunding coach for Greater Renfrewshire and Inverclyde, Kelvin Valley & Falkirk. She's dedicated to helping projects of every shape and size.

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Mhairi

Mhairi has a background in helping businesses thrive, working with projects to help them reach their full potential. She has a passion for new ideas with the potential to bring about real positive change in Lanarkshire and West Lothian.

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Emmi

Emmi covers Scottish Borders and Tyne & Esk. She is passionate about empowering community groups and creating meaningful change and is particularly interested in projects with a connection to heritage and the environment. 

Join us at one of our crowdfunding events

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Crowdfund Scotland: Broxburn

July 25, 2019 (10.30am - 11.30am)

This will be an introductory session suitable for anyone who wants to find out more about this method of fundraising and the potential uses for local projects.

Book your place here >

Crowdfund Scotland: Callander

Crowdfund Scotland: Callander

September 3, 2019 (1.30pm - 2.30pm)

This will be an introductory session suitable for anyone who wants to find out more about crowdfunding and the potential uses for local projects in Forth Valley and Lomond area.

Book your place here > 

Crowdfund Scotland: Douglas

Crowdfund Scotland: Douglas

September 4, 2019 (1.30pm - 2.30pm)

This will be an introductory session suitable for anyone who wants to find out more about crowdfunding and the potential uses for local projects in Lanarkshire. 

Crowdfund Scotland: Greater Renfrewshire and Inverclyde

Crowdfund Scotland: Eaglesham

May 15, 2019 (2pm - 4pm)

This will be an introductory session suitable for anyone who wants to find out more about crowdfunding and the potential uses for local projects in the Greater Renfrewshire and Inverclyde areas. 

Book your place here >

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Crowdfund Scotland: Linlithgow

Sept 19, 2019 (10.30am - 11.30am)

This will be an introductory session suitable for anyone who wants to find out more about this method of fundraising and the potential uses for local projects.

Book your place here >

Crowdfunding resources

Learn how to crowdfund with our 3 guides

How Crowdfunder works

Step one: Tell your story
We'll help you get started

Speak to one of our coaches about how to crowdfund your idea and we'll pledge the first £250

Step two: Spread the word
Spread the word

Start crowdfunding. Once you're up and running, shout about it from the rooftops

Step three: Get funded!
Get funded!

Hit your target, change lives and make an impact in your community

Scottish crowdfunding projects

Raise the reaper's masts image

Raise The Reaper's Masts Fife

Help restore the Reaper to her former glory. As she enters phase 3 of her restoration, the Reaper requires new masts but we need your help.

 
  • 8 supporters
  • £320 raised
  • 11 days left
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The Ethical Dairy The Stewartry of Kirkcudbright

Unlike almost every other dairy farm in the world we keep our calves with their mum to suckle naturally. Help us start a dairy revolution.

Successfully overfunded


  • 592 supporters
  • £56.6k raised
  • 56 days
Scotland

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