£5,000 match funding available for projects enriching the lives of people in Torbay

We're supporting great ideas in Torbay

As part of Crowdfund Devon, Torbay Council are supporting not-for-profit organisations and groups within Torbay that are aimed at enriching the lives of the residents and communities in the area, reducing inequalities and social isolation and supporting our community's economy and culture.

So, if you’re striving for positive change that will benefit the communities and residents of Torbay, we want to hear from you. You could receive a pledge of up to 50% (max £5,000) towards your crowdfunding target!

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About this fund

Active Crowdfund Torbay project fund
Crowdfund Torbay
Get up to £5,000

Torbay Council are supporting local projects that enrich the lives of residents in Torbay, reduce inequalities and social isolation and support our community economy and culture.

You need a crowdfunding project to apply for funding. Start or continue adding your project and, if eligible, you'll be prompted to apply.


You may be eligible for match funding from Torbay Council of up to 50% of your crowdfund target (up to a maximum of £5,000). Before completing your application please read the accompanying terms and conditions fully Read here.

Essential criteria

We will make pledges towards the development and delivery of projects within Torbay that will benefit local residents, of any age and from any community where they:

  • Improve the mental health and wellbeing of people of any age
  • Reduce social isolation of people of any age
  • Increase physical activity levels and/or promote a healthy diet.
  • Help people in their recovery from substance misuse problems
  • Improve the lives of children and young people.
  • Support the integrated health and social care model for Torbay.
  • Help to reduce inequalities between different communities.
  • Improve or enhance the local environment to make people feel safer.
  • Increase cultural opportunities.
  • Have a demonstrable benefit in addressing the Climate Change Emergency.
  • Links to services that Torbay Council delivers and the outcomes that the council is seeking to achieve.

How to apply for this fund

Start by setting up a crowdfunder project, if eligible you will be able to apply 

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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