Help! The Quirk Space CIC community needs you...

by The Quirk Space CIC in Olney, England, United Kingdom

Help! The Quirk Space CIC community needs you...

£585

raised of £10,000 target
19
supporters
5% 14 days left
Flexible funding – this project will receive all pledges made by 18th June 2020 at 12:35pm

The Quirk Space CIC wants to cover project costs to make sure it is able to open and provide for the community once restrictions are lifted.

by The Quirk Space CIC in Olney, England, United Kingdom

WOW! What a start The Quirk Space has had! 

After an amazing opening in October 2019, we lost the option on our lease and had to shut the doors in January 2020 after just a few incredible months of being open....

BUT we then found a new home (bigger and better!) ... YAY!

BUT then there was a global pandemic...

The Quirk Space is now registered as a CIC (Community Interest Company) and is fully committed to providing an amazing space for people to work, eat, create and come together as a community, but there are significant costs attached to this, which have to be covered, even in this period of closure. 

We have met some incredible people through The Quirk Space and the support that has been received during these tricky few months has been incredible, but now we need your help more than ever...

The Quirk Space CIC is unable yo open at present, but rest assured the full timetable of events and workshops once we open is going to be amazing, the 100% vegan menu is being fine tuned and the space is being redesigned and refitted, ensuring it is fully accessible and fit for purpose and a great place to meet, work and come together as the incredible community we know we are.

As a Ltd company, we are not eligible for government support, and funding options have not yet been made available to see us through this period. 

It has been estimated that the costs of keeping the project alive are approximately £1250 a week and there is potentially another 8 weeks before we are able to open the doors. This means The Quirk Space CIC needs to raise £10,000 to see us through.

Put simply, we have been placed in a vulnerable financial position, with limited opportunities to generate income through traditional means and we are encouraging everyone in our community and beyond who wants to play a part in safeguarding the future of The Quirk Space CIC to please donate generously if you have the means to do so. 

There will be incentives, offers, exclusives and recognition on our 'Human Kind' wall of fame...I am sure we can get through this together and come out stronger on the other side.  

We will keep you updated and are very active on our Facebook and Instagram pages, but safety of our staff and customers is of paramount importance and we will be following guidance regarding reopening.....we cant wait to welcome you all!

Hayley and The Quirk Space CIC team xx

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Rewards

This project offers rewards in return for your donation.

£10 or more

£10 Reward

This reward will see your name immortalised on the 'Human Kind' wall of fame and you will also receive my eternal gratitude and a hug* when we are allowed to be closer than 2m apart. * Please note; The hug is optional. Alternatively, it can be replaced with a 'high 5', handshake, nod, smile etc.

£25 or more

5 of 100 claimed

£25 Donation

Pledge £25 today and we'll reward you with... A ticket to our launch party! We can't wait to open the doors and raise a glass with you! The details will be released at a later date. + your name immortalised on the 'Human Kind' wall of fame

£30 or more

£30 Reward

Pledge £30 today and receive 10 coffees on us when we reopen. + your name immortalised on the 'Human Kind' wall of fame.

£50 or more

1 of 15 claimed

£50 Reward

Pledge £50 today and we'll reward you with... a signed and numbered limited edition commissioned 'QUIRKY' print by renowned lettering artist, Luke Smile. + your name immortalised on the 'Human Kind' wall of fame

£100 or more

£100 Reward

Pledge £100 today and we'll reward you with... 5 x £20 The Quirk Space vouchers, which can be redeemed by yourself, your friends or family in our 100% vegan cafe, on products in our retail space or towards events and workshops. + your name immortalised on the 'Human Kind' wall of fame

£365 or more

0 of 10 claimed

£365 - The Quirk Card

Pledge £365 today and we'll reward you with... The Quirk Card...an exclusive, limited edition, card which for the equivalent of £1 a day grants the holder free coffee for a year. + your name immortalised on the 'Human Kind' wall of fame

£1,000 or more

0 of 3 claimed

£1000 Reward

Exclusive use of the venue for one day with staff on hand to help you plan and execute your event.

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