Planning your project

1. Planning your project

We'll help you get everything in place for the best possible start.

2. Creating your project

Unleashing your creativity to share your idea and inspire supporters.

3. Running your project

Our best advice on how to run your project and keep the wheels spinning.

Planning your project

The more you put into it, the more you'll get out

Crowdfunding has its challenges, but you've done the hard bit by coming up with your idea! 

Now you need to start planning your project and as the project owner, it’s up to you to make sure you have everything lined up and ready to go before launching. But don't worry, our team of crowdfunding experts are on hand to help with that. You can find lots of useful articles here

Momentum behind a new project should be starting to happen before it's even launched, so be prepared to invest maybe double the duration of your campaign in the planning stage. There's no denying that you will need to work hard to make it all happen.

Remember that research is key and find other projects that are crowdfunding for similar causes. You'll soon start to understand and notice things that they did right and that apply that to your own project. It’s important to research both successful and failed projects, so you can learn from those mistakes.

And make sure you download our planning guide further down this page, produced by our crowdfunding experts to give you the best possible chance of success. So... Are you ready?

From passion, commitment and dedication comes great Crowdfunder projects.

Sami Mauger, Head of Projects at Crowdfunder.co.uk

Crowdfunder Bootcamp: Planning your project

Graeme has been with the Crowdfunder team since day one, managing campaigns for individuals and community groups across the UK. He shares his expertise on planning the perfect campaign in our short YouTube series.

Download our expert guides

Our crowdfunding experts are the best in the business and have created some brilliant guides that are packed with information to help you reach your target.

Get help in our community

Our online community is crammed with help from people who’ve been there. Connect with us on Facebook and Twitter to get the latest scoop. 

Matt Giles

Contact people who have run similar Crowdfunder campaigns in the past and ask for their advice. How did they find potential supporters? What particular marketing worked well for them?

Murry Toms

It's a good idea to have someone in your team who is a great networker, knows lots of people and isn't shy about talking to new people too!

Verity Curran

Depending on the size of your project, it can feel like a full-time job running the campaign! Get people on board to help you so that you can focus on the most value-adding elements.

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