Dorset Youth Fund

Supporting young people and their ideas

Dorset Council teamed up with Crowdfunder to support local youth projects that benefited the lives of young people in Dorset between 2016 and 2021. The fund was designed to give young people places to go and things to do, or helped them to improve their community through social action. 

You can find out more about other funding routes for voluntary and community organisations here -  your community (

This fund has now been fully allocated, but you can still crowdfund in Dorset by clicking the button below.

Projects supported by Dorset Council

Crowdfunding in 60 seconds

Got a minute to spare? Watch our 'how it works' animation. You'll get a brief overview of how crowdfunding works and what extra support, services and money that only Crowdfunder can give you. 

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How +Extra funding 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.

Learn to crowdfund

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