+Extra funding

We have match funding available to help support your business or project.

We have a pot of +Extra funding from a selection of national and regional partners which, depending on what your business or project is doing, may be available to help you raise more funds. 

It’s simple! You add your project on Crowdfunder and under your 'extra funding' section tell us who and what your project applies to. Our clever matchmaker will then ensure that your project is matched with any funds you may be eligible to apply to. Read through the criteria and if you think it's a fund for you, hit 'apply for funding' and tell us why your project deserves the extra funding in the application form. We’ll take it from there.

So, what are you waiting for?

Choose your area:

How it works

start crowdfunding

Start a project

 Start a new project on Crowdfunder, tell us the basics and a rough outline of your story. Then we can show you funds that you may be eligible for.

Get the word out

Apply for funding

You can then choose to make an application for a relevant fund. If a partner likes your project, they may agree to support it.

Get funded

Start crowdfunding

Start raising money from the crowd and once you reach an agreed percentage of your target, one of our partners could boost your total with a large donation.

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COVID-19 crisis funds

Some of our national and regional partners are offering crisis funding support to businesses and groups at this time. Please note, all funds further down the page are still active, but not specifically aimed at organisations dealing with the coronavirus crisis.

Crisis funds available:

Cornwall

Creative Cornwall Calling Fund

£1,000 extra

Funding to support creative projects all across Cornwall.

Supported by Cornwall Council

Coventry

Crowdfund Coventry

Fully allocated, check back soon

Supporting the culture and sports sector.

Supported by Coventry City Council

Dorset 

Crowdfund Dorset Business Fund

£5,000 extra

Grant funding for micro and small businesses.

Supported by Dorset LEP

England

Return to Play: Active Together

£10,000 extra

Funding for keeping communities physically active.

Supported by Sport England

Hertfordshire

Small Business Innovation Fund

£5,000 extra

Support for small businesses.

Supported by Hertfordshire County Council

London

Mayor of London Back to Business Fund

£5,000 extra

Supporting small and independent businesses through the Pay It Forward London crowdfunding platform

Supported by Mayor of London

London

Connected Communities Fund

£10,000 extra

Supporting voluntary organisations and community groups.

Supported by Trust for London

North East

Match Fund for Small Businesses

£5,000 extra

Supporting small businesses.

Supported by North East LEP

Portsmouth

The Small Business Fund

£5,000 extra

Match funding to help the business community.

Supported by Portsmouth City Council

The Solent

Pay it Forward Fund

£5,000 extra

Coronavirus impact support fund for small businesses.

Supported by Solent LEP

All other funds

Below are our national and regional funds showing the amount that you could receive and who the funds are aimed at. If you would like to find out more about a specific fund, simply click on the links below.

Standard funds available: 

UK

Aviva Community Fund

£50,000 extra

Supporting projects that boost the resilience of communities.

Supported by Aviva

M&S Energy Community Fund

£5,000 extra

Supporting projects installing renewable energy.

Supported by M&S Energy

Scotland

Crowdfund Aberdeen

Fully allocated, check back soon

Support for Individuals, Businesses and Community groups.

Supported by Aberdeen City Council

Crowdfund Angus

Fully allocated, check back soon

Support for projects that make a real difference to local people’s lives.

Supported by Angus Council

Crowdfund Creative Scotland

£5,000 extra

Awarding up to £5,000 to creative projects across the country.

Supported by Creative Scotland

Crowdfund Fife

£2,000 extra

Supporting voluntary groups who want to help their communities.

Supported by Fife Council

Crowdfund Stirling

£2,500 extra

Match funding for projects which promote economic growth.

Supported by Stirling Council

England

Activate Your Space

£10,000 extra

For projects enhancing the active spaces in their local community.

Supported by Sport England

Community Business Crowdmatch

£10,000 extra

For new or growing community owned businesses.

Supported by Power to Change

Community Legends Fund

Fully allocated, check back soon

For projects that are amplifying life for those aged over 55.

Supported by Legal & General Community Legends

Forward Enterprise Fund

£5,000 extra

For projects helping people break the cycle of crime and addiction.

Supported By Forward Enterprise

Places to Ride Fund

£15,000 extra

For projects who are developing or improving existing cycling facilities.

Supported by British Cycling

North

Barnsley Boost

£2,000 extra

Supporting the community groups and local residents.

Supported by Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council 

Newcastle Arts and Culture Fund

£5,000 extra

Supporting health and wellbeing through arts and culture.

Supported by Newcastle City Council

Crowdfund Wigan

£1,000 extra

Match funding innovative projects that help the community.

Supported by Wigan Council

Midlands

Crowdfund Derby

£5,000 extra

Support for activities that are important to the community.

Supported by Derby City Council

Crowdfund Hertfordshire

£5,000 extra

Supporting not-for-profit organisations and the communities.

Supported by Hertfordshire County Council

East Herts Community Fund

£2,000 extra

Supporting community organisations to deliver projects that create stronger and more connected communities

Supported by East Herts Council

Hertfordshire Community Innovation Fund

£5,000 extra

Supporting projects that are primarily benefitting adults (age 18+).

Supported by Hertfordshire County Council

Hertsmere Borough Council's CIL Fund

£5,000 extra

Supporting all age groups in the local community to address need and deprivation.

Supported by Hertsmere Borough Council

Rolls-Royce Youth Fund

£1,000 extra

Supporting projects that help young people achieve their potential.

Supported by Rolls-Royce

Staffordshire Children & Families Fund

£5,000 extra

Supporting vulnerable families and children to avoid crisis.

Supported by Staffordshire County Council

London

Building a Better Harrow Together Fund

£2,000 extra

Support for activities to build a better Harrow together for everyone.

Supported by Harrow Council

Crowdfund Barking & Dagenham

£10,000 extra

Funding for projects and initiatives which benefit the community.

Supported by London Borough of Barking & Dagenham

Crowdfund Lambeth

£5,000 extra

Supporting new community projects and initiatives.

Supported by Lambeth Council

Mayor of London Back to Business Fund

£5,000 extra

Supporting small and independent businesses through the Pay It Forward London crowdfunding platform

Supported by Mayor of London

South

Carbon Neutral Cornwall Fund

£4,000 extra

Funding to help Cornwall become carbon neutral by 2030.

Creative Cornwall Calling Fund

£1,000 extra

Funding to support creative projects all across Cornwall.

Cornwall Climate Emergency

£5,000 extra

+Extra Funding for great ideas in Cornwall tackling the climate emergency.

Crowdfund Cornwall

£5,000 extra

+Extra Funding for great ideas in Cornwall.

Cornwall Community Chest

£1,000 extra

Supporting activities that enrich local communities.

Supported by Cornwall Council

Cornwall Grow Nature Seed Fund

£1,000 extra

Support for small-scale projects that help create more space for nature.

Supported by Cornwall Council

Cornwall Social Inclusion Fund

£5,000 extra

Supporting projects to reduce loneliness and social isolation.

Supported by Cornwall Council

Cornwall Town and Parish Fund

£2,000 extra

Support for communities and local councils to reduce carbon emissions.

Supported by Cornwall Council

Devon & Cornwall Police Community Resilience Fund

£5,000 extra

Supporting community resilience and vulnerable people. 

Supported by Devon & Cornwall Police

Devon Community Chest

£3,000 extra

Supporting local projects to make communities stronger.

Supported by Devon County Council

Dorset Youth Fund

£10,000 extra

Supporting projects that benefit the lives of young people in Dorset.

Supported by Dorset Council

Crowdfund East Devon

£10,000 extra

Supporting projects that encourage outstanding communities.

Supported by East Devon District Council

East Sussex Building Stronger Communities

£2,500 extra

Support for projects that develop community facilities and activities.

Supported by East Sussex County Council

Forest for Cornwall (F4C) Fund

£5,000 extra

Match-funding to increase the wildlife and environment of Cornwall

Supported by Cornwall Council

iMayflower

£250 extra

The iMayflower programme is supporting creative digital ideas in South West England

Supported by iMayflower partnership

Plymouth City Change Fund

£30,000 extra

Supporting projects that help improve the city and make it a great place to live, work and play.

Supported by Plymouth City Council

Crowdfund South Hams

£5,000 extra

Supporting projects that help to create strong and empowered communities.

Supported by South Hams District Council

Sovereign Thriving Communities

£10,000 extra

The Sovereign fund provides support for projects benefitting Sovereign communities.

Supported by Sovereign Housing

Teignbridge Stronger Communities Fund

£2,500 extra

Support for projects that that help the local economy and culture.

Supported by Teignbridge District Council

Crowdfund Torbay

£5,000 extra

Supporting projects that strive for positive change in the community.

Supported by Torbay Council

Torridge Community Chest

Please be aware that applications to the fund are not being reviewed at this time.

Grants for community groups to improve their community offerings. 

Supported by Torridge District Council

Crowdfund West Devon

£2,500 extra

Funding available for local groups, organisations and charities benefitting West Devon communities.

Supported by West Devon Borough Council

Crowdfund Winchester 

£2,000 extra

+Extra funding for great ideas in Winchester.

Supported by Winchester City Council

Winchester Communities Positive Change Fund

£2,000 extra

Supporting communities that are creating a greener district.

Supported by Winchester City Council

Winchester Greener Futures Fund

£2,000 extra

Supporting communities that are creating a greener district.

Supported by Winchester City Council

Winchester Town Community Fund

£3,000 extra

Supporting organisations that increase provisions for the community.

Supported by Winchester City Council

The proof is in the pudding!

Stoneham Bakehouse received £10,000 of extra funding towards their crowdfund. 

Stoneham Bakehouse got an extra £10,000

Extra funding FAQs

Is my project eligible for extra funding? 

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. Each fund has varying and specific criteria, so explore the different funds available further up this page to see if your project fits the bill. 

Do I have to crowdfund to get extra funding? 

In one simple word – Yes. Accessing extra funding through Crowdfunder is slightly different (and often easier!) than the traditional grant giving process, and there is a huge range of benefits that crowdfunding provides to take your project to the next level, such as idea validation and awareness of your project.