Crowdfund

Angus

Making great ideas happen in Angus

We're in Angus helping to make great ideas happen through a combination of expert crowdfunding coaching, events and grants.

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Using crowdfunding to build stronger communities

Crowdfund Angus is an essential tool in enabling individuals, businesses and communities to create, establish and grow projects and services that make a real difference to local people's lives. 

If your crowdfunding project is to deliver better services in Angus – whether through reducing child poverty, improving mental health and wellbeing or improving accessibility and connectivity – you could be eligible for a grant from Angus Council.

Show your idea has the support of the community through crowdfunding and your project could get extra funding on top of what your raise from the crowd.

To apply, choose the fund you want to unlock below. You'll access the application once you've started crowdfunding.

Start your journey today and play your part in something very exciting in Angus.

We're on hand, every step of the way

Our expert coaches have helped thousands of people raise millions of pounds

Angus is a great place to live, work and visit – thanks to our strong local communities. We want to use crowdfunding as an innovative way of distributing council grant funds to projects that are making a difference locally. What are you waiting for? Start crowdfunding and apply for extra funding today!

Shelley Hague, Business Manager (Funding, Policy & Projects), Angus Council

+Extra funding available in Angus

Extra funding is available for projects within Angus.
Once you've started a project you can apply for the +Extra funding with one application.

Active £58,000 Angus Council Community Grant Scheme project fund
£58,000 Angus Council Community Grant Scheme
Get up to £1,250

Angus Council is providing match funding to not-for-profit organisations, constituted groups and charities whose projects benefit the people of Angus.

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

Criteria
What is the Angus Council Community Grant Scheme?

Angus Council gives grants to help groups across Angus with community based projects that support the Angus Community Plan priorities of:

  • Communities that are Prosperous and Fair
  • Communities that are Learning and Supportive
  • Communities that are Safe and Strong
  • Communities that are Caring and Healthy
  • Communities that are Sustainable

We will ask you in the application form to tell us how your project helps your community develop in line with these priorities.

Who can apply?
  • Any Angus based, non-profit making, constituted group, charity, partnership of various groups or an Angus branch of a national organisation
  • Organisations providing a service for the residents of Angus
  • Sports organisations, affiliated to their national governing body and/or registered on the Angus Club Excellence (ACE) scheme with Angus Alive

We would encourage your membership to be open to all.

Who can't apply?
  • Companies that aim to make a profit.
  • Individuals (for further information on funding for individuals please refer to the Additional Notes section 2 at the end of this Guidance Note)
  • Non Angus based organisations
  • Organisations running an event associated with sectarian or political marches, protests, processions or any event deemed divisive.
  • Organisations with “closed membership” e.g. proposing and seconding or restricted membership except in the case of organisations where membership is restricted for legal or specific reasons
  • Licensed premises

Download the full Angus Council Community Grant Scheme guidance here.

Events

We travel the UK to spread the word about the power of crowdfunding and the impact it can have on your community.

See upcoming events
Crowdfunder events

We got £22,500 in extra funds, bringing our total to over £76,000.

Graham Galloway, Bon Scott Statue

How crowdfunding works

start crowdfunding

Add your idea to Crowdfunder

Create your unique page. Tell you story and explain your idea. Then set a target and how long you need to reach it.

Get the word out

Get the word out

Spread the word to friends, professional contacts and others in your community. Tell everyone you know about your project.

Get funded

Get funded

People who like your idea donate or pledge money in return for a reward they’ll receive once your project succeeds.

Learn how to crowdfund with our guides

Even more ways we can help

Accelerator

Accelerator

Our three-week intensive bootcamp over on Facebook will help you turn your great idea into a successfully funded project, with the help of our crowdfunding experts.

Find out more about Accelerator

Interactive sessions

Interactive sessions

Our team regularly host live and interactive sessions to share all the tips and know-how you need to be successful on Crowdfunder.

Our expert webinars


Projects in Angus

Join us at one of our events

Tell us about your idea

Not quite ready to start crowdfunding? Get in touch to access free resources, coaching and one to one support to get you ready to crowdfund. 

Full name

Email address

What is the name of your idea?

Facebook page

Instagram profile

Twitter profile

Website

Postcode

Tell us in no more than 100 words about your project


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