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Following the success of the initiative last year, Crowdfunder and Creative Scotland were back with a new pot of £80,000 which was awarded to 20 creative projects across Scotland.

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Creative individuals, groups or businesses were encouraged to let us know their creative ideas in order to take part in a competition to win a share of £80,000 in match funding (up to £10,000 per project) from Creative Scotland towards their crowdfunding campaign.

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Crowdfunding live

See the eligibility criteria for more information

Key dates

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24 Jan - 7 Feb

Call for entries

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11 Feb

Shortlisted entrants notified

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14 Feb

Coaching begins

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14 Mar

Crowdfunding live!

Get inspired by some of last year's projects

How the funding worked

The £80,000 match funding was split into two funding pots. £20,000 was ring-fenced to ensure all 20 shortlisted projects received £1,000 match funding, subject to hitting milestone one.

The remaining £60,000 match funding was available on a first come, first served basis to the 20 shortlisted projects subject to hitting milestones two, three and four outlined below.

start crowdfunding

Milestone one

Raise £1,000 from at least 30 supporters, receive a £1,000 pledge.

Get the word out

Milestone two

Raise a further £1,500 from the crowd (total amount raised £3,500), receive a £1,500 pledge.

Get funded

Milestone three

Raise a further £2,500 from the crowd (total amount raised £7,500), receive a £2,500 pledge.

Get funded

Milestone four

Raise a further £5,000 from the crowd (total amount raised £15,000), from at least 200 supporters, receive a £5,000 pledge.

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