Have a creative project or idea? You’ve come to the right place.

The arts and creative industries have been hit hard by the consequences of the pandemic, but Crowdfunder and Creative Scotland are here to help. We've supported thousands of creative projects, giving them a platform to raise vital funding and create awareness when they need it most.

With funding from Creative Scotland we've pulled together some of the best creative industry crowdfunding examples, resources and support to give a much-needed lifeline to creative individuals, groups and businesses across the UK.

Take a look at what's on offer below.

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Up to £10,000 +Extra funding

Creative Scotland and Crowdfunder have teamed up once again to award 20 creative projects a share of £75,000!

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Successful crowdfunding project

Need some inspiration?

Take a look at some of the success stories from previous crowdfunding projects and read about how they did it.

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Crowdfunding guides

We're here to help

Check out our helpful guides and join our online course to help your crowdfunder become a success.

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Successful creative crowdfunding projects

+Extra funding

Up to £10,000 available for Creative projects in Scotland

Following the success of the initiative last year, Crowdfunder and Creative Scotland are back with a new pot of £75,000 to award to 20 creative projects across Scotland. Successful entrants could get up to £10,000 in match funding.

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Success stories

Hegri Handmade: handcrafted leather accessories

Creative Scotland competition finalist Kelly successfully raised £8,705 with 91 supporters to expand her small business which is based in Irvine Harbour.

Creative Scotland provided £2,500 +Extra funding to help make her idea a reality. Watch this video to see why she was crowdfunding.

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More success stories

From the crowdfunding experience I’ve discovered how important it is not just to wait until every single thing is perfect, it’s about putting yourself out there and getting started

Iseabal Hendry, Handwoven Leather Accessories Made in Scotland 

We're with you every step of the way


Online courses

Learn at your own pace on our crowdfunding course, designed for ideas and ventures starting out looking to raise funds.


Interactive sessions

Our team regularly host live and interactive sessions to share all the tips and know-how you need to be successful on Crowdfunder.

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Crowdfunding guides

If you're not sure where to start, our guides will give you all of the information you need to see success with your crowdfunding project. 

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Banner image - SHRAPNEL - Theatre gu Leòr. Photo by Mihaela Bodlovic

Extra funding image - Talisk, Photo by Dee Christensen