Building a team

Building a team

Think about your strengths and weaknesses

Are there any gaps in your own skillset that need to be filled?

It’s a good idea to share the load when running a Crowdfunder project and find people to help with specific tasks. It can sometimes feel like a lot of work for one person to do alone, so delegating can free up more of your time to focus on driving the project forward. 

Think about the skills that you need and consider anyone you know who has experience or expertise in that area. The core team behind all great Crowdfunder projects is usually made up of two to five key people, so think about who you want on board and start those conversations.

And make sure you download our guides further down this page, produced by our crowdfunding experts to help you with planning, creating and running your project.

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.

Phil Geraghty, Founder and Chief Crowdfunding Officer at

Some of the skills you'll need

Project leader

Content writer

Industry expert

Cost effective




Social whizz

Cost effective


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. 

Sami Mauger

Building a crowdfunding project takes time, so give yourself enough time to prepare properly. This might be a week or two, or even a number of months.

Si Walker

If you're less familiar with social media, having someone on the team who is more experienced will make things much easier.

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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